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 UBS AG

Media Relations
Karina Byrne
Tel: +1-212-882-5692

Media release www.ubs.com

February 24, 2011

UBS Welcomes Louise F. Gunderson to Flagship New York City Private Client Branch

Weehawken, N.J. – Feb. 24, 2011 – UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA), a
division of UBS AG, today announced that Louise F. Gunderson and her team will join the
firm’s flagship New York City private client branch at 1285 Avenue of the Americas.

Gunderson is one of the top women financial advisors in the country, having been on the
Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors lists from 2007 through 2010. She is one of
the top rated female advisors in the state of New York, appearing on the Barron’s
“America’s Top Advisers: State by State” lists from 2009 through 2011, with
approximately $650 million in client assets under management.

“UBS offers my team, and more importantly my clients, the intimacy and flexibility of a
boutique backed by the global capabilities of one the world’s leading and best-capitalized
financial institutions,” Gunderson said. “UBS WMA is in the midst of an exciting renewal
and reinvention toward becoming the best wealth management firm in the Americas,
and I look forward to being a part of that transformation."

Gunderson joins UBS after six years with Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management,
where she was a Managing Director of Investments. Prior to that, Gunderson spent 10
years with Bernstein Investment Research and Management as a Senior Financial Advisor
and Principal. Before Bernstein, Gunderson was Head of Private Banking at Republic
National Bank and Banca della Svizzera Italiana (BSI). She began her career at IBM and
then spent 18 years at Chemical Bank in the credit, private banking and retail divisions.

At UBS, Gunderson will be Managing Director – Investments. Jeffrey S. Embree, Vice

President – Investments, also joins the firm with Gunderson.

“Louise and her team will be able to offer comprehensive, customized wealth
management solutions to help clients to work toward their financial goals. They will be
able to take advantage of leading intellectual capital, led by the industry’s only research
division dedicated exclusively to private clients. Louise is well known for her emphasis on
placing a priority on her relationships with her clients. She is a tremendous asset to our
firm and brings boundless energy and drive that will help propel our momentum toward
our business goals,” said Robert Mulholland, Head of the Wealth Management Advisor
Group of UBS WMA.

Gunderson serves on the Auxiliary Board of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and the
Board of Overseers at the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, North Carolina. She also
acted as a mentor in Merrill Lynch’s Women’s Exchange program and participates in the
PENCIL Principal for a Day program with the New York City public school system.

Gunderson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Trinity College in

Washington, D.C. She currently resides in Manhattan and Southampton, New York with
her husband, Lee, and their two children, Laura and Nina.
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UBS Wealth Management Americas

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advisors who deliver a fully integrated set of products and services specifically designed to
address the needs of ultra high net worth, high net worth and core affluent individuals
and families. It includes the Wealth Management US business, the domestic Canadian
business and the international business booked in the United States.


UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients
worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. We combine our wealth management,
investment banking and asset management businesses with our Swiss operations to
deliver superior financial solutions.

UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in over 50 countries,
with about 37% of its employees working in the Americas, 37% in Switzerland, 16% in
the rest of Europe and 10% in Asia Pacific. UBS employs about 65,000 people around
the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock
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