Group Chief Executive Officer
UBS Group AG
Sergio P. Ermotti was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in November 2011. He joined UBS and became a member of the Group Executive Board in April 2011 and was Chairman and CEO of UBS Group Europe, Middle East and Africa from April to November 2011. Before moving back to Switzerland, from 2007 to 2010, he was the Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer at UniCredit, in Milan, and was responsible for the Corporate and Investment Banking as well as Private Banking strategic business areas. He joined UniCredit in 2005 as the Head of Markets & Investment Banking Division. Previously, he worked at Merrill Lynch, and served as Co-Head of Global Equity Markets and as a member of the Executive Management Committee for Global Markets & Investment Banking. He began his career with Merrill Lynch in 1987, and held various positions within equity derivatives and capital markets. Mr. Ermotti started his banking career in Switzerland at Corner Bank as an apprentice. He is a Swiss-certified banking expert and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Oxford University.