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Portrait de Axel Weber
Age : 61
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : UBS Group AG - UBS AG

Summary 
Dr. Axel A. Weber is Chairman at UBS Group AG, Chairman at UBS AG, Chairman at UBS AG (London Branch), a Member at European Financial Services Round Table, a Member at Société Universitaire Européenne De Recherches Financières, a Member at The Group of Thirty, a Member at Verein Für Socialpolitik and Member-Foundation Board at International Institute for Management Development.

He is on the Board of Directors at Financial Services Professional Board, International Monetary Conference, Swiss Bankers Association, Swiss Finance Council, The Institute of International Finance, Inc. and Avenir Suisse. Dr. Weber was previously employed as Chief Executive Officer by Deutsche Bundesbank, a Member by German Council of Economic Experts, a Professor by Universität zu Köln, a Professor by Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, a Professor by University of Bonn, Chief Executive Officer by European Central Bank, and Governor by International Monetary Fund.

He also served on the board at The Bank for International Settlements.

He received his graduate degree from Universität Konstanz and a doctorate degree from the University of Siegen.


Current positions of Axel Weber 
NameTitle Since
UBS Group AG
(Investment Management & Fund Operators)
Chairman 2014
UBS AG
Chairman 2012
UBS AG (London Branch) Chairman 2012
The Institute of International Finance, Inc. Director -
Swiss Bankers Association Director -
International Monetary Conference Director -
Avenir Suisse Trustee -
Financial Services Professional Board Director -
Swiss Finance Council Director -
International Institute for Management Development Member-Foundation Board -
The Group of Thirty Member -
European Financial Services Round Table Member -
Verein Für Socialpolitik Member -
Société Universitaire Européenne De Recherches Financières Member -


Axel Weber : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Urs Rohner Swiss Bankers Association
The Institute of International Finance, Inc.
International Institute for Management Development
European Financial Services Round Table
Avenir Suisse
Swiss Finance Council
Walter Kielholz European Financial Services Round Table
International Monetary Conference
Avenir Suisse
The Institute of International Finance, Inc.
Francisco González Rodríguez The Institute of International Finance, Inc.
International Monetary Conference
European Financial Services Round Table
Andrea Orcel UBS Group AG
UBS AG (London Branch)
UBS AG
Michel Demaré UBS Group AG
UBS AG
International Institute for Management Development
Caroline P. Stewart UBS Group AG
UBS AG
UBS AG (London Branch)
Ulrich Körner UBS Group AG
Swiss Bankers Association
UBS AG
David H. Sidwell UBS Group AG
UBS AG
Robert W. Scully UBS Group AG
UBS AG
Markus U. Diethelm UBS Group AG
UBS AG


Biography of Axel Weber 
Axel Alfred Weber, Prof., Dr. (born 8 March 1957 in Kusel) is a German economist, professor and banker. He teaches at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a board member and chairman of the board of UBS. He was president of the Deutsche Bundesbank and a member of the European Central Bank Governing Council from 30 April 2004 to 30 April 2011. He is a member in the Group of Thirty.

Since 1987, Weber holds a PhD in economics from the University of Siegen,

Career
From 1982 to 1988 Weber worked as research assistant in the field of monetary economics at the University of Siegen and was awarded a Doctorate in 1987. After gaining his Habilitation at the University Siegen, in 1994 he was appointed Professor of Economic Theory at the University of Bonn and in 1998 he moved to the Goethe University Frankfurt (where he remains a member of the Advisory Board). He was also the Director of the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt am Main. From October 2002 he was a member of the expert advisory panel to the Deutsche Bundesbank. The move was seen as throwing open the candidacy for president of the European Central Bank to others to succeed Jean-Claude Trichet starting 1 November 2011.

University of Chicago
As visiting professor, Weber taught two three-hour sessions of the course "Central Banking: Theories and Facts" on Mondays, fall 2011. He attended the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Economic Policy Symposium in Moran near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, summer 2011.

UBS AG
Weber was elected to the Board of Directors of the Swiss bank UBS AG at the 2012 AGM held on 3 May 2012. He succeeded Kaspar Villiger as chairman.
Mr Weber's appointment was announced in mid-2011, when Villiger had been expected to retire in 2013.

Axel A. Weber has chaired the Governance and Nominating Committee since 2012 and became Chairperson of the Corporate Responsibility Committee in 2013.

Weber also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Avenir Suisse, of the Board of Directors of the Financial Services Professional Board, Kuala Lumpur and of the IMD Foundation Board in Lausanne. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich as well as at the German Market Economy Foundation. He is also an active member of SUERF, the European Money and Finance Forum and of the monetary Economics and International Economics Councils of the Verein für Socialpolitik in Frankfurt.



Source @ Wikipedia



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Axel Weber : Connections 
Lucerne Festival
Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz
Alfred Escher-Stiftung
Opernhaus Zürich AG
Institute International d'Etudes Bancaires
GAVI Alliance
Economiesuisse
IMD Scholarship Foundation
UBS Ltd. (Broker)
International Institute for Management Development


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