Hall of Fame – 2015

Robert J. McCann

Bob McCann is the CEO of UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management Americas and a member of the Group Executive Board of UBS AG. Prior to joining UBS, Bob had a 26-year career at Merrill Lynch, where he held a variety of executive leadership positions.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, McCann is a third-generation Irish American with roots in county Armagh. He became involved with the American Ireland Fund in 1998, helping to raise over $4 million to build integrated schools in Northern Ireland. He also promoted the Northern Ireland Mentorship Program, which helps N.I. graduates find placements with leading U.S. corporations.

A graduate of Bethany College in West Virginia, McCann serves on the college’s board of trustees, as well as on the board of directors for the AIF, and the board of trustees of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. He earned an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University. He is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Ireland. Bob and his wife, Cindy, have two daughters.