ZURICH (Reuters) - New UBS UBSG.S Chief Executive Ralph Hamers told staff to stay healthy and focus on clients as Switzerland's biggest bank presses through the coronavirus pandemic.
Hamers, who is taking over as CEO of the world’s biggest wealth manager from Sergio Ermotti, said his priorities also included ensuring UBS continues to deliver good results and finding ways to do even better.
“And in order to ensure that we continue to be so successful delivering our services to them, we have to be flexible. We have to be agile. And that’s what I expect from you,” he said.
He said UBS’s “very good results” so far this year showed it had a bright future and the right business model.
“So the foundation is there. We have a very solid performance. And that gives us all the options for the future.”
Reporting by Oliver Hirt; Writing by Michael Shields; Editing by Alexander Smith
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