$1.25 Million Gift from UBS to Wharton for MBA Admissions Suite
The Wharton School announced that UBS is making a gift of $1,250,000 to the School to name the MBA Admissions Suite in Jon M. Huntsman Hall. The admissions suite will now be called the UBS MBA Admissions Suite.
“We are grateful for this support from UBS,” said Dr. Patrick T. Harker, dean of the Wharton School. “This gift is a testament to the partnership between Wharton and UBS.”
Robert Wolf, chief operating officer of UBS Investment Bank, and a 1984 Wharton alumnus, said that “UBS is proud to sponsor the UBS Admissions Suite at the Wharton School, as it allows us to strengthen the relationship between UBS and Wharton and confirms our commitment to attracting top-tier MBA talent.”
Besides Wolf, several other top UBS executives are Wharton alumni including Peter Wuffli, WAM ’99, CEO of UBS AG; Ken Moelis, W ’81, joint global head of Investment Banking Americas, Barbara Cona Amone, W ’88, head of global talent; and Joe Scoby, W ’87, G ’87, CEO and global head of UBS O’Connor. The company also is a very active recruiter of Wharton students.
UBS is a leading financial firm, combining financial strength with a reputation for innovation and a global culture that embraces change. It is one of the world’s largest wealth managers, an investment banking and securities firm, and one of the largest global asset managers. In Switzerland, UBS is a market leader in retail and commercial banking. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, UBS employs 66,000 people, and has operations in over 50 countries and in all major financial centers.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 18, January 25, 2005
January 25, 2005
Volume 51 Number 18