NEW YORK: UBS has appointed Peter McKillop as CCO for the Americas region, effective July 18. He will report to global CCO Michael Willi.
In the role, McKillop will head up corporate communications and branding activities for the region, as well as work closely with the company's senior business leaders in the Americas.
In April, McKillop joined Edelman as EVP of financial communications. Edelman has confirmed that he is no longer with the agency.
McKillop's 15-plus years of experience include a number of roles in corporate communications, public affairs, and marketing, as well as serving as a former journalist with Newsweek. McKillop has worked at JP Morgan, Bank of America, and as director of global communications at Kolhberg Kravis & Roberts.
McKillop was not immediately available for comment.
Brunswick Group is retained by UBS to provide communications support.