UBS India, a global wealth management organisation, announced on Monday that it has promoted Uday Odedra to APAC Tech Chief and Country Head.
In a press release, UBS India announced that its new APAC Tech Chief will be Uday Odedra and will serve as the country head. He will take on this new role as well as being Head of Group Technology for the APAC region.
To date, Odedra has spent most of his career with UBS, a total of just over twenty-three years with the company. Earlier to his recent promotion, he fulfilled the role of Chief Information Officer at APAC Technology in addition to Technology Head of India and Poland. The role was located in India where he spent three and a half years according to his LinkedIn profile.
Before this, he served as Head of APAC Application Delivery and Group Technology India for just over two years. From April 2015 he was based in Pune, India where he became the founding member of UBS Business Solutions Centers.
Prior to working in India, Odedra had taken on the role of Co-head for UBS Group Finance Technology. This project was completed in one year and located in London, UK.
Additionally, he resided in London when he led as Head of Group Reference Data Solution Delivery from late 2012. His responsibilities included KYC, Legal Entity, Client, Account, Financial Instrument, EOD Pricing and Data Distribution.
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Before the role of Co-head, Odedra took on a similar position as Head of Financial Instrument Data Technology. He held this position successfully for three years both in Bangaluru, India and in London. From late 2009, he was India Head of Operations Technology for just over a year.
Back in London, Odedra triumphed in his role as Head of KYC and Client Data Technology for six years. Moreover, he served as COO for Fixed Income Interest Rates Technology from early 2001 to 2004, as well as COO / Chief of Staff as the Head of Client MIS, Legal and Compliance Application Support from late 1997.
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Egger said: “My time in India has been an outstanding and inspiring experience, and I am excited to be retaining close ties to the region in my new role, I am confident that Uday’s skills as a leader and unparalleled knowledge of the business will provide further momentum to UBS’s business in India,” Egger said.