Feb 6 Former Bank of America Corp
managing director Johnny Williams is joining UBS AG as
vice chairman for the Americas, according to a memo obtained by
Williams, who will be based in San Francisco, will work
closely with Chairman for the Investment Bank in the Americas
Steve Cummings to bolster the bank's efforts on the West Coast.
Williams will report to Brian Hull, head of the bank's
strategic clients and partnerships unit.
A UBS spokesperson confirmed the contents of the memo.
Williams most recently served as co-head of the technology
equity capital markets group at Bank of America.