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UBS hires Harris in industrials investment banking team: memo

NEW YORK (Reuters) – UBS Group <UBSG.S> has hired Chris Harris as a managing director in its global industrials investment banking group, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Tuesday, the contents of which were confirmed by a bank spokeswoman.

Based in New York and starting at the Swiss bank in mid-January, Harris brings experiences in a number of areas, including industrial technologies, government services and aerospace and defense, the memo said.

Harris had previously spent more than two decades at Lazard Ltd <LAZ.N>, it added.

(Reporting by David French; editing by Jonathan Oatis)