The two analysts are well known in the technology and interactive entertainment sector, having covered companies including Google Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Amazon Inc. at UBS for roughly three years.
He joins from Credit Suisse, where he was a director in the Global Equity Strategy team. Previously, he held positions at AllianzDresdner AM and Union Investment in Germany.
"We currently have 15 people in our Dubai office and will expect to double that in the next two to three years," Barend Janssens, head of the bank's wealth management in emerging markets told reporters in Dubai.
Mr. Jordan, a well-regarded economist who has worked for the Swiss National Bank since 1997, has been heading the institution on an interim basis since January, when Philipp Hildebrand resigned over a currency trading scandal.
Evercore Wealth Management CEO Jeff Maurer welcomed Mr. Bergner, saying that his more than 20 years of experience in managing individual, family and related institutional assets will contribute to the continued growth of the firm.
The two bankers are likely to team up for their next venture, and are exploring multiple opportunities, including starting their own firm, the people said.