Robert Karofsky

Group Executive Board - Portrait Robert Karofsky

American (US), born 1967

Member of the UBS Group Executive Board since 2018

Function at UBS Group AG

Co-President Investment Bank

Year of initial appointment to UBS Group AG and UBS AG: 2018

Professional history and education

Robert Karofsky is co-President Investment Bank of UBS Group AG and UBS AG and became a member of the GEB in October 2018. He joined UBS in 2014 as Global Head Equities and has been President UBS Securities LLC since 2015. From 2011 to 2014, he was Global Head of Equity Trading at AllianceBernstein. He began his career at Morgan Stanley in 1994 and joined Deutsche Bank as Head of North American Equities in 2005, later becoming co-Head of Global Equities from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Karofsky holds a bachelor’s in economics from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and an MBA in finance and statistics from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Other activities and functions

  • Board member of UBS Securities LLC
  • Trustee of the UBS Americas Inc. Political Action Committee