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UBS to become founding corporate partner of MLab at London Business School

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The Management Innovation Lab (MLab) at London Business School, today announced UBS as its first corporate founding partner. The pioneering partnership will see UBS work with the MLab's internationally renowned faculty and staff to generate management innovations relevant to its organisational goals.

During his keynote address to the London Business School Global Leadership Summit taking place today Professor Hamel, 'the world's leading expert on business strategy' (Fortune 2006), said of the partnership;

"In becoming the first corporate founding partner of the MLab, UBS demonstrates it's commitment to management innovation, and we very much look forward to working with them."

Based at London Business School, and Co-founded by Professor Gary Hamel, visiting Professor of Strategic and International Management and Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategic and International Management at London Business School, the Lab's aim is to support pioneering companies in creating genuine management innovation and accelerating the evolution of management.

Jeremy Palmer, EMEA CEO of UBS Investment Bank, who also attended the conference said;

"Innovation, learning and entrepreneurial leadership are among our stated values for achieving our goal of being the world's best financial services company. We are looking forward to working with the MLab to find new and innovative ways of managing our business for the benefit of our clients, staff and shareholders."

Contact:

Kate Watkins, London Business School Communications

Tel: +44(0)20 7000 7251

Richard Morton, UBS Media Relations

Tel: +44(0)20 7568 175