7TH JUNE, 2019

UBS Group Managing Director is latest addition to The Power of Nutrition’s Board of Trustees

The Power of Nutrition is delighted to welcome Caroline Kuhnert, Group Managing Director at UBS, to the Board of Trustees. With an almost 30-year long career in banking, Caroline’s business expertise and experience are sure to be of great value.

As a Group Managing Director at UBS, Caroline’s role involves managing the business for the largest clients across Europe, Middle East & Africa within UBS Global Wealth Management. In addition, she is a member of the UHNW Global Management Committee and has played a lead role in the transformation of traditional Swiss private banking over the last ten years. Caroline is also a Supervisors Board Member of UBS Monaco SA as well as OOO UBS Moscow and serves on the Board for Sustainable Investments at UBS, the UBS Global Visionaries Board and on the Board of the African Youth Initiative. The appointment has been met with enthusiasm by The Power of Nutrition team.

Mike Rann, Chair of The Power of Nutrition’s Board of Directors, conveyed his approval:

“It is my pleasure to announce that Caroline Kuhnert will be joining our Board of Trustees. We are excited for Caroline’s input and the skills she will bring to help us continue our important work combatting undernutrition and transforming children’s health, education and livelihoods.”

Caroline Kuhnert, Group Managing Director at UBS and Board Director at The Power of Nutrition, commented:

“The Power of Nutrition’s unique funding model very much caught my attention. I look forward to working with the team and to contributing my experience and expertise. Undernutrition is a pressing issue, and everyone has a role to play in resolving it.”



The Power of Nutrition has reached new milestones recently, raising over $60 million in new funds for nutrition and managing over $400 million worth of programmes in 10 countries; the latest appointments to the Board will serve useful as the charitable foundation embarks on the next phase of its journey.

UBS, through the UBS Optimus Foundation, is a founding member of The Power of Nutrition and continues to support the organization through a significant grant made at the time of founding.

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