Kaspar Villiger

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Kaspar Villiger (pronounced Caspar Feeleeger; born 5 February 1941) is a Swiss businessman and politician. He was a member of the Swiss Federal Council (1989–2003). In 1995 and again in 2002, he was President of the Swiss Confederation. Villiger was born in Lucerne. He was a member of the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland.

In 2004, he became member of the board of directors of Nestlé and Swiss Re.

On 15 April 2009, he was elected chairman of the Board of Swiss banking giant UBS, holding this post until 3 May 2012.[1]

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