UBS hires Harris in industrials investment banking team: memo

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen in Zurich, Switzerland October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) - UBS Group UBSG.S has hired Chris Harris as a managing director in its global industrials investment banking group, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Tuesday, the contents of which were confirmed by a bank spokeswoman.

Based in New York and starting at the Swiss bank in mid-January, Harris brings experiences in a number of areas, including industrial technologies, government services and aerospace and defense, the memo said.

Harris had previously spent more than two decades at Lazard Ltd LAZ.N, it added.

Reporting by David French; editing by Jonathan Oatis