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UBS appoints new Chief Communication Officer

Zurich / Basel UBS News

UBS appoints Michael Willi Chief Communication Officer. In his new role Michael Willi will report to the Group CEO and bear global responsibility for UBS corporate and brand communications. He will head up the areas of Communications Management, Media Relations, Internal Communications and Brand Management. Financial communications will now be part of the Group Chief Financial Officer function. Michael Willi succeeds Tom Hill, who will take over responsibility for Group Strategic Advisory and Financial Communications, reporting to the Group CFO.

Michael Willi is an economist who began working at Swiss Bank Corporation in 1992. Since then he has served in various executive functions within UBS corporate communications. Most recently he headed the worldwide Corporate Communications Management Organization out of New York, USA.