Tapner departs UBS; Chi-Won Yoon takes over

Management changes continue unabated at the Swiss bank with the announcement of a new chairman and CEO for Asia-Pacific.

UBS announced yesterday the appointment of Chi-Won Yoon as chairman and CEO of Asia-Pacific with immediate effect. He succeeds Rory Tapner who, after 25 years, is leaving UBS.

Although Tapner could not be reached for comment, colleagues say their understanding is that he plans to do good works. As one colleague put it If he joins a competitor, I'd eat my hat.

Chi-Won's appointment ensures that UBS is well positioned to face the next stages...

To continue reading, please login or register for free

Click for more on: rory tapner | chiwon yoon | hires | ubs | resignation

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition


  • Green Bonds Southeast Asia

    25 May 2017  |  Singapore
    With Green Bonds globally reaching USD200 billion outstanding in 2016, from as little as 30bn just 4 years ago, can SE Asia corporations and ...
  • 2nd Compliance Summit Southeast Asia

    17 August 2017  |  Singapore
    The 2017 Compliance Summit Southeast Asia will take an in-depth look at the key compliance considerations today with a focus on regulation and new ...