Head of German bourse nominated to UBS board
AFP/The Local · 12 Mar 2013, 10:52
Published: 12 Mar 2013 10:52 GMT+01:00
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"I am very pleased to announce the nomination of Reto Francioni for election to the board," UBS chairman Axel Weber said in a statement issued on Tuesday.
Francioni is a 57-year-old Swiss citizen who previously led the Swiss stock exchange.
He worked as a personal assistant at UBS in Zurich early in his career before earning a PhD from the University of Zurich.
He also held positions with Credit Suisse in the late 1980s.
A vote on the nomination of the Deutsche Börse head is set to take place at the next UBS general meeting of shareholders on May 2nd.