Sergio P. Ermotti

Group Executive Board - Portrait Sergio P. Ermotti

Swiss, born 1960

Function at UBS Group AG

Group Chief Executive Officer

Year of initial appointment to UBS Group AG: 2014
Year of initial appointment to UBS AG: 2011

Professional history and education

Sergio P. Ermotti has been Group Chief Executive Officer of UBS Group AG since November 2014, having held the same position at UBS AG since November 2011 and on an interim basis between September and November 2011. Mr. Ermotti became a member of the GEB in April 2011 and was Chairman and CEO of UBS Group Europe, Middle East and Africa from April to November 2011. From 2007 to 2010, he was Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer at UniCredit, Milan, and was responsible for the strategic business areas of Corporate and Investment Banking, and Private Banking. He joined UniCredit in 2005 as Head of Markets & Investment Banking Division. Between 2001 and 2003, he worked at Merrill Lynch, serving as co-Head of Global Equity Markets and as a member of the Executive Management Committee for Global Markets & Investment Banking. He began his career with Merrill Lynch in 1987 and held various positions within equity derivatives and capital markets. Mr. Ermotti is a Swiss-certified banking expert and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at Oxford University.

Other activities and functions

  • Board member of UBS Switzerland AG
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of UBS Business Solutions AG
  • Chairman of the UBS Optimus Foundation Board
  • Chairman of the Fondazione Ermotti, Lugano
  • Chairman and President of the Board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Board member of the Fondazione Lugano per il Polo Culturale, Lugano
  • Board member of the Global Apprenticeship Network
  • Member of the Institut International d’Etudes Bancaires
  • Member of the Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council, University of Oxford