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Alexander S. Friedman

Alexander S. Friedman was appointed the group chief executive officer and became chairman of the Group Management Board of GAM Holding AG in 2014.

Prior to joining the Group, Alexander served as the global chief investment officer of UBS Wealth Management and Wealth Management Americas, as chairman of the UBS Global Investment Committee and as a group managing director. Before that, he was the chief financial officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a senior advisor to Lazard, and a member of the supervisory board of private equity firm Actis. He was a White House fellow in the Clinton administration and an assistant to the US Secretary of Defense. He is a board member of several non-profit organisations and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Alexander holds a Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law, an MBA from Columbia University Business School and a BA from Princeton University. He was born in 1970 and is a US citizen.

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    Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    LSE SU Alternative Investments Conference

    Alexander Friedman, Group CEO of GAM, delivered a keynote speech at the LSE SU Alternative Investments Conference in London on 22 January. He discussed markets, what the current environment means for active investing and the transformative role of technology in asset management.

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