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UBS Global Asset Management appoints John Dugenske as Global Head of Fixed Income

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London / Chicago, 11 October 2013 – UBS Global Asset Management today announced the appointment of John Dugenske as Global Head of Fixed Income with immediate effect.

John was most recently Head of North American Fixed Income for UBS Global Asset Management. He succeeds Rob Gambi who is leaving the firm after seven years.

John will become a member of the UBS Global Asset Management Executive Committee, reporting to John Fraser, Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management. He will remain based in Chicago.

During his career, John has held senior roles in New York, Chicago and London. Prior to joining UBS Global Asset Management in 2009, he was Head of European and Middle East Fixed Income at the former asset management business of Lehman Brothers, where he also held global responsibility for the Cash Management business.

John Fraser, Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management, said: "John is a seasoned investor with more than 24 years working in fixed income. During his career, he has had responsibility for a wide range of investment portfolios across the fixed income spectrum as well as extensive experience working with a broad array of clients".  

He added, "I am confident that John is well positioned to build on our strong global platform and breadth of capabilities to lead our Fixed Income business forward".

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UBS Global Asset Management

UBS Global Asset Management is a large-scale asset manager with well-diversified businesses across regions, capabilities and distribution channels. It offers investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes. These include equity, fixed income, currency, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure and private equity investment capabilities that can also be combined into multi-asset strategies. The Fund Services unit provides professional services including legal fund set-up, accounting and reporting for traditional investment funds and alternative funds.

Invested assets totalled CHF 586 billion (EUR 477 billion, GBP 408 billion, USD 621 billion) at 30 June 2013. The firm is a leading fund house in Europe, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland1 and one of the largest fund of hedge funds and real estate investment managers in the world.

With around 3,800 employees, located in 24 countries, we are a truly global firm. Our principal offices are in London, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hartford, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Zurich.

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1 Source: Lipper/Swiss Fund Data Swiss Promoters Report (as at 30 June 2013)