Philippe de Weck

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Person.png Philippe de Weck  Rdf-icon.png
(banker, lawyer)
Philippe de Weck.jpg
Born2 January 1919
Fribourg
Died11 December 2009 (Age 90)
Fribourg
NationalitySwiss
Alma materUniversity of Freiburg
Member ofLe Cercle

Employment.png UBS/Chairman

In office
1 April 1976 - 1980
EmployerUBS
LocationGeneva

Employment.png Executive Vice President

In office
1964 - Present
EmployerUBS
LocationGeneva

Employment.png Geneva Branch/Director

In office
1956 - 1964
EmployerUBS

Employment.png Freiburg Branch/Director

In office
1953 - 1956
EmployerUBS

Background

De Weck studied law at the University of Freiburg and graduated with a master's.

Career

He received the patent attorney and worked for three years as a lawyer in practice of Jean Bourgknecht. Then he joined the family's bank Weck, Aeby & Cie. on. When this bank in 1953 taken over by Union Bank of Switzerland, he was made head the Freiburg branch. In 1956 he headed the Geneva branch. He was later transferred to headquarters to Zurich, where he was in 1964 appointed Assistant Director.

He led several business units in the episode and was responsible for the branches and the credit business in French-speaking Switzerland and Ticino. From 1976 to 1980 he was Chairman of SBG, which he still belonged to the 1988th From 1989 to 1997 he was a member of a committee appointed by the Vatican expert, who had to clean up the Vatican Bank Institute for the Works of Religion, after the collapse of the Banco Ambrosiano.


Directorships

De Weck took numerous directorships outside the financial sector true i.a. Nestlé, BBC, Sulzer, Asuag and SGS.

Family

De Weck was married and had seven children, including the bank manager Pierre de Weck and publicist Roger de Weck.

Connections

Philippe de Weck attended Le Cercle multiple times in the 1970s.[1]

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