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Ex-SMRT CEO joins UBS as divisional vice-chairman

Desmond Kuek assumes his new role in the world's largest wealth management bank on Feb 18

UBS said Mr Kuek's experience as an executive, government official and board member will be of great value in strengthening its relationships with existing clients, forging new ones and growing the business across the Asia-Pacific.


PRIVATE Bank UBS has appointed former SMRT Corp chief executive Desmond Kuek as divisional vice-chairman for global wealth management, effective Feb 18, 2019.

Mr Kuek will be based in Singapore, reporting to Joe Stadler, head of ultra high net worth, and Edmund Koh,...