1. UBS Chairman Axel Weber Tells us the Main Difference Between his Careers in Academia and Banking

    UBS Chairman Axel Weber Tells us the Main Difference Between his Careers in Academia and Banking
    • UBS chairman Axel Weber talks to Business Insider about his career.
    • Weber says he misses the "regular interaction" with people at the start of their careers he had as an academic and has to make time to meet younger employees.
    • Weber says he moved on from academia after 20 years to learn new things.
    • You can read the first part of Business Insider's interview with Weber here.

    ZURICH, Switzerland — Axel Weber, chairman of Swiss bank UBS, has seen it all...

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    1. I always tried to combine these different aspects of my career.
    2. If there's anything I miss at this level in banking it is the more regular interaction you have with young people, like I had when I was a university professor.
    3. I recently visited one of our branches here in Switzerland which I regularly do. This is where you meet the next generation of UBS employees. Or you meet them by seeing groups that are graduating, or by going to events for our young key talent programs.
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