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Peter Kurer

Peter Kurer is Chairman of UBS AG, to which position he was elected at the Annual Shareholders Meeting in April, 2008. Prior to this, Peter Kurer was UBS' Group General Counsel and a member of its Group Executive Board.

Before joining UBS, Peter Kurer was a member of the Swiss law firm Homburger where he chaired the Corporate Law Practice Group and was involved in some of the largest European M&A transactions. He also served on a number of boards of public and private companies. He joined Homburger (at that time associated with Baker McKenzie) as an associate in 1980 and became a partner in 1985.

Peter Kurer holds a law degree from the University of Zurich (Dr. iur.) and a graduate degree from the University of Chicago (LL.M.). Peter Kurer has regularly published articles on M&A topics and corporate governance issues.