Introducing the FIM management team
Group Managing Director, Head Global Financial Intermediaries
Stefano heads the Global FIM business since 2015 and is responsible for driving the business across eleven countries and nineteen locations around the world. With over 35 years of experience with both corporate and wealth management clients, Stefano has covered a wide range of line management position in several areas at UBS in Switzerland and in the United States. He was Head of High Net Worth Individuals and Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) for Italy International, before being appointed Head of UHNW for the global established markets in Switzerland. Prior to his current, Stefano led the Wealth Management Europe International business out of Switzerland and Singapore. He was appointed Group Managing Director in 2014.
Head of FIM Europe
Beat is responsible for the FIM desks in eight European domestic locations (Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, France, Monaco, UK, Jersey), and the Latin America FIM desk in Hamburg. A chemist by training, he worked as a management consultant for more than seven years at McKinsey in Switzerland and Morocco before joining UBS. Beat started his career at UBS in 2006 as Head Sales Development, responsible for sales and advisor effectiveness programs in Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong. In 2008, Beat assumed leadership of the Germany and Austria offshore market in eastern and southern Switzerland. Four years later, he went to lead the wealth management business for the southern part of UBS Deutschland AG. He then returned to Switzerland to negotiate and implement the new cross border license for UBS to operate in the German market. In 2015, Beat was appointed Region Head for FIM Europe. Beat holds a Ph.D. in chemistry and an MBA from INSEAD.
Hugo van Kattendijke
Head of FIM Asia Pacific
Hugo is the Head of FIM APAC, responsible for the GFIM desks in Hong Kong and Singapore. He has lived and worked in Asia for over 18 years, predominantly in Hong Kong and Singapore. Over the last seven years Hugo has worked in a range of client facing and managerial roles, including as Head of Asset Servicing APAC where he was responsible for the transformation of a start-up business in the region into a robust platform delivering the service and infrastructure needs of sophisticated Wealth Management clients. He was appointed to his current role in early 2018. Prior to joining UBS, Hugo worked at Harcourt Investment Consulting as regional head for APAC. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and an M.Sc. in Econometrics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
Head of FIM Switzerland
Claudio is responsible for the Swiss FIM business, which includes FIM Deutschschweiz, FIM Suisse romande and FIM Ticino. Claudio started his career at SBC Warburg (Geneva), the Investment Banking division of the Swiss Banking Corporation in 1995, selling Japanese and other Asian equities and derivatives to institutional clients. After five years he moved to the Wealth Management division and covered various management positions, including the Head of Sales & Brokerage in Lugano, Switzerland. In 2006, he moved to Milan as Head Products & Services of UBS Italy where he was appointed Managing Director. Since 2009, Claudio has led the Italian-speaking (Ticino) market of UBS Global FIM and in 2015 also took on responsibility for the Emerging Markets segment. Claudio holds a university degree in Business Administration from the Université de Neuchâtel and is a chartered CFA.
Head of FIM International
Mariana is responsible for heading the cross-border FIM business booking in Zurich and Hamburg. Mariana joined FIM in 2015 and has run the segment's operating office since then. Prior to joining FIM in 2015 she was the Chief of Staff for the Global Head of Product Development and Lifecycle Management at UBS Asset Management. Before that, she spent several years in the UBS Private Equity team working first in Product Management and then in Client Development where she was responsible for fundraising and for investor relations covering Emerging Markets. She began her career in New York as a junior banker covering Latam clients. Mariana holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Head of FIM Institutional
Andy is the Head of FIM Institutional, responsible for desks in Zurich and Geneva. Andy has over 20 years of experience at UBS Investment Bank and UBS Wealth Management. After working for several years with Corporate and Wealth Management clients in Switzerland, he joined the Foreign Exchange & Commodities department, where he worked as a trader in Stamford and Zurich. For the last 10 years he has been covering Financial Intermediaries (FIMs) in various functions: first as part of the Capital Market Advisory Team, and then as Desk Head in FIM Switzerland in 2011. In 2018 he was appointed Head of Sales, Pricing and Offering Management and in 2019 to Head of Operating Office for Global FIM. He is also an elected member of the Board of Trustees for the UBS Pension Fund. Andy holds an Executive MBA from the University of Rochester, New York and University of Bern and is a chartered CFA.
Head of Global FIM Operating Office
As Chief of Staff, Sven is responsible for central support functions such as Business Management, Business Development, Marketing and Technology. Before joining Global FIM as Head of Technology in 2019, he headed the Operating Office and Business Development Teams of WM Europe International and acted as Chief of Staff for WM Germany & Austria International from 2009 until 2015. In his almost 30 years at UBS he also lead a number of strategic projects in Corporate Banking and Lending Products and had international assignments to London and Frankfurt. Sven holds a Federal Diploma as IT Project Manager as well as a Business Bachelor in Economics from the Zurich Management School.