Jerker Johansson

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Jerker Johansson
Born May 19, 1956
Occupation Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the UBS Investment Bank[1] and member of the Group Executive Board of UBS AG

Jerker Johansson (born May 19, 1956)[2] is a Swedish investment banker and was the Chief Executive Officer of UBS Investment Bank and member of the Group Executive Board at UBS AG between February 13, 2008 and April 27, 2009.[3]


Johansson received a Master's degree in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics in 1979 and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 1986. During this time, he was part of Bankers Trust's Graduate Training Program and worked for Chase Manhattan Bank.

He later went to work at Morgan Stanley Europe, and became a Vice Chairman and member of their Management Committee. Johansson joined Morgan Stanley as a Summer Associate in 1985.[4]

From 2002 to 2005, Johansson was the head of the Institutional Equity Division of Morgan Stanley Europe. In August 2005, he was named Co-Head of Combined Sales and Trading, consisting of the Institutional Equity Division and the Fixed Income Division. From April 2007, he was co-head of sales and trading with responsibility for clients and services, prime brokerage and solely responsible for sales and trading in capital markets.

In February 2008, Johansson was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UBS Investment Bank. He also serves as a member of the UBS AG Group Executive Board.

On 27 April 2009, Johansson "resigned with immediate effect" and was replaced by Alex Wilmot-Sitwell and Carsten Kengeter as Co-CEOs of the Investment Bank.


Johansson is a member of the Stanford Business School Advisory Board, a Trustee of Tower Hamlets Educational Business Partnership and a Business Leader at Community Links, London.[5]


  1. ^ "Investment Bank UBS website". UBS AG. Retrieved 2014-09-23. 
  2. ^ "Profile for Jerker Johannson". Official website for UBS. [dead link]
  3. ^ Jordan, Dearbail (2008-02-13). "Times Online - UBS Appoints Jerker Johansson from Morgan Stanley". London: Retrieved 2008-10-09. 
  4. ^ "Business Week Biography". Retrieved 2008-10-09. 
  5. ^ "Community Links London website". community – Retrieved 2008-10-21. 

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