Marten Hoekstra is Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Global Advisors(EG/A). Prior to joining EG/A in 2011 he was CEO of UBS Wealth Management Americas and a member of the Group Executive Board. He worked a total of 26 years at UBS and predecessor PaineWebber. After 2001, Marten held various management roles in Zurich and the United States on the executive committee of the firm’s Global Wealth Management & Business Banking unit. He became a member of UBS’ Group Managing Board in July 2002. He previously served as a Director of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.
Marten is a graduate of the University of North Dakota and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Marten serves on the board of Prison Fellowship Ministries. He and his wife, Val, live in New York City. They have four children.