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Alex Wilmot-Sitwell

  • Job Title: President, Europe and Emerging Markets (ex-Asia)

Alex Wilmot-Sitwell is Bank of America Merrill Lynch's president for Europe and Emerging Markets (ex-Asia). He is based at the bank's European headquarters in London and chairs the boards of Merrill Lynch International and Merrill Lynch International Bank Limited. He is also a director of MBNA Europe Bank Limited.

Wilmot-Sitwell is responsible for the execution and development of the bank's business activities and support functions in both regions. These span corporate, commercial and investment banking, treasury services, sales and trading, wealth management and credit cards. He is also responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the broad Bank of America Merrill Lynch franchise to its corporate and institutional clients in these regions.

Wilmot-Sitwell chairs the bank's Executive Committee for the Europe and Emerging Markets (ex-Asia) region and is a member of our global banking, sales, trading and wealth management executive committees.

Before joining Bank of America in 2012, Wilmot-Sitwell spent 16 years at UBS AG, most recently as the chairman and CEO of UBS Group, based in Hong Kong, and as a member of the Group Executive Board. Prior to that he held a number of other senior positions that included being co-CEO of UBS Investment Bank and global co-head of Investment Banking. In these roles, Wilmot-Sitwell was instrumental in building and developing large global businesses and, in particular, developing and driving the UBS client franchise.

Wilmot-Sitwell is a strong advocate of developing relationships between business and the community and actively supporting education and children's charity organisations. He is a Vice Chairman of the Save The Children Fund in the UK.