Jürg Zeltner was appointed CEO UBS Wealth Management and co-CEO of Wealth Management & Swiss Bank, and became a member of the GEB in February 2009. In November 2007, he was appointed Head of Wealth Management North, East & Central Europe. From 2005 to 2007, he was CEO of UBS Deutschland, Frankfurt, and prior to that, he held various management positions in the former Wealth Management division of UBS. Between 1987 and 1998, Mr. Zeltner was with SBC in various roles within the Private and Corporate Client division in Berne, New York and Zurich. He graduated from the School of Economics and Business Administration in Berne, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
We live in an era of rapid and radical transformation. Wealthy clients are more global and more demanding than ever before, want a say in the way they interact with their bank and expect access to a broader network of financial experts.
UBS’s wealth management chief used a crisis to reinvent the bank’s core business. Even competitors admit that he also took the whole industry in a better direction.
It has become so widely accepted that financial technology start-ups are bold, nippy, innovative predators, and the big financial institutions are their lumbering, sclerotic – and probably doomed – prey, that what I am about to say will be seen by many as a shocking heresy.
Der oberste Vermögensverwalter der UBS sieht eine Spaltung der Gesellschaft, hält den Kulturwandel der Bank für vollzogen und erwägt einen neuen deutschen Standort.
If you look at the biggest challenges facing the financial services industry today, you might point to the massive increase in regulation and the continuing challenge of rebuilding client trust, both consequences of the global financial crisis.
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Podcasts with Jürg Zeltner
Feb 3, 2012 - Current views of Jürg Zeltner, CEO UBS Wealth Management: