Ulrich Körner

Group Executive Board - Portrait Ulrich Körner

German and Swiss, born 1962

Functions at UBS Group AG

President Asset Management and President UBS Europe, Middle East and Africa

Year of initial appointment to UBS Group AG: 2014
Year of initial appointment to UBS AG: 2009

Professional history and education

Ulrich Körner has been President Asset Management of UBS Group AG (formerly CEO Global Asset Management) since November 2014, having held the same position at UBS AG since January 2014. He became a member of the GEB in April 2009 and was Group Chief Operating Officer from 2009 to 2013. In addition, he was appointed President UBS Europe, Middle East and Africa (formerly CEO of UBS Group Europe, Middle East and Africa) in December 2011. In 1998, Mr. Körner joined Credit Suisse. He served as a member of the Credit Suisse Group Executive Board from 2003 to 2008, holding various management positions, including CFO and Chief Operating Officer. From 2006 to 2008, he was responsible for the entire Swiss client business as CEO Credit Suisse Switzerland. Mr. Körner received a PhD in business administration from the University of St. Gallen and served for several years as an auditor at Price Waterhouse and as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Other activities and functions

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of UBS Europe SE
  • Chairman of the Foundation Board of the UBS Pension Fund
  • Chairman of the Widder Hotel AG, Zurich
  • Member of the UBS Optimus Foundation Board
  • Vice President of the Board of Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz
  • Member of the Financial Service Chapter Board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Advisory Board member of the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich
  • Member of the business advisory council of the Laureus Foundation Switzerland