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Citi’s McKeon Heads To UBS; Tapped To Manage EMS Desk

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Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) recently hired Robert McKeon to manage its European Monetary System (EMS) currencies desk in New York. Sources at the bank say that UBS, New York, which was stung by mass defections earlier this year, appears to be getting back on track.

The bank’s decision to tap McKeon has been met favorably by those both inside and outside the bank. "He’s a solid professional with a great reputation, great background ... a lot of experience in the market and we are certainl