UBS announces appointment of Juan Luis Perez, Global Head of Research, and Barry Hurewitz, Global COO of Research
London/New York, 18 September 2013 – UBS today announced that Juan Luis Perez will join the bank as Global Head of Research and Barry Hurewitz as Global COO of Research. Both Juan and Barry join UBS from Morgan Stanley in December 2013.
As Global Head of Research, Juan Luis will lead and manage the Investment Bank’s market-leading research function and contribute to enhancing UBS’s global research capabilities. Juan Luis will report into Andrea Orcel, CEO of UBS Investment Bank, and join the Investment Bank’s Executive Committee.
Commenting on the hires Andrea Orcel, UBS Investment Bank CEO said: “At UBS, research is a highly valued, strategic function that is fundamental for our client offering. We are very pleased to announce that market-recognized leaders are joining us in senior management roles. Juan and Barry have embraced our new model for investment banking and share the same vision for what we are trying to achieve. In attracting these, and other senior leaders to join UBS, we are strengthening our already market-leading capabilities and our ability to deliver high value, superior advice, solutions and execution for our clients.”
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