Julie G. Richardson

Julie G. Richardson

American (US), born 1963

Year of initial election to UBS: 2017

Functions at UBS Group AG

Chairperson of the Compensation Committee / member of the Governance and Nominating Committee / member of the Risk Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2017
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2017

Professional history and education

Julie G. Richardson was elected to the BoD of UBS AG and UBS Group AG at the 2017 AGM. She has been a member of the Compensation Committee since 2018 and its Chairperson since 2019. She also has been a member of the Risk Committee since 2017 and of the Governance and Nominating Committee since 2019. From 2003 to 2012, Ms. Richardson was a Partner and Head of the New York Office of Providence Equity Partners, a global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, communications, education and information companies. She acted as a senior advisor to the partnership until 2014. From 1998 to 2003, Ms. Richardson served as Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Investment Banking division and Head of its Global Telecommunications, Media and Technology group. Throughout her career, she has spent significant time with both incumbent and new technology companies, including as a board member of a digital knowledge management company since 2015. After graduating, she started with Merrill Lynch in 1986, where she worked until 1998, in her last position as Managing Director Media and Communications Investment Banking. Ms. Richardson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Other activities and functions

  • Board member of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (chairman of the audit committee)
  • Board member of Yext (chairman of the audit committee)
  • Board member of Vereit, Inc. (chairman of the compensation committee)