Philippe de Weck

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

Employment.png UBS/Chairman

In office
1 April 1976 - 1980

Employment.png Executive Vice President

In office
1964 - Present

Philippe de Weck is a Swiss banker and lawyer.


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


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, which had to clean up the Vatican Bank Institute for the Works of Religion, after the collapse of the Banco Ambrosiano.


De Weck took numerous directorships outside the financial sector, likeNestlé, Sulzer, Asuag and SGS.


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


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

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