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Mona Lau, PH.D Named One of PINK Magazine's Top Women in Business for 2008
UBS is proud to announce that Mona Lau, PH.D has been named one of the Top 15 Women in Business - "The Innovators" in PINK magazine, the national magazine for professional women. PINK's exclusive list profiles the most influential women driving innovation (and revenue) in corporate America in the March/April issue.
"We scoured the upper echelons of corporate America to find the most significant women driving innovation in the U.S. - and adding major dollars to the bottom line in the process," says Cynthia Good, founding editor of PINK. "These 15 women will soon claim the national spotlight, having birthed new generations of products and services - creating and sustaining change that continues to transform their organizations."
Billie Williamson, Americas director, flexibility and gender equity strategy, for Ernst & Young LLP, sponsor of this year's prestigious list, adds: "Ernst & Young is proud to join PINK in celebrating women who make a difference, not only through their innovative ideas, but through their courage and ability to team with others to see ideas to fruition. We applaud the accomplishments of this year's Top 15 Women in Business and the examples they set for the next generation of female innovators."
UBS is one of the world's leading financial firms, serving a discerning international client base. Its business, global in scale, is focused on growth. As an integrated firm, UBS creates added value for clients by drawing on the combined resources and expertise of all its businesses.
UBS is the leading global wealth manager, a top tier investment banking and securities firm, and one of the largest global asset managers. In Switzerland, UBS is the market leader in retail and commercial banking.
UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in 50 countries, with about 39% of its employees working in the Americas, 33% in Switzerland, 16% in the rest of Europe and 12% in Asia Pacific. UBS's financial businesses employ more than 80,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SWX Swiss Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
PINK magazine features a new generation of America's most influential women, redefining success in the 21st century. Published seven times in 2008, PINK offers editorial content from award-winning writers and columnists in the national magazine for professional women. Visit pinkmagazine.com for more information.
About Ernst & Young:
Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services, is committed to enhancing the public's trust in professional services firms and in the quality of financial reporting. Its 130,000 people in 140 countries pursue the highest levels of integrity, quality and professionalism in providing a range of sophisticated services centered on core competencies of auditing, accounting, tax and transactions. Further information about Ernst & Young and its approach to a variety of business issues can be found at ey.com/perspectives. Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, a U.K. company limited by guarantee, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited does not provide services to clients. Ernst & Young LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership, is a U.S. client-serving member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited.
Allison Chin-Leong : +1-212-882-5693
New York, February 12, 2007