With roots in County Down, Robert Mulholland is senior vice president and co-head of the Americas region for Merrill Lynch Global Private Client. He has worked for the firm since 1979 and is responsible for the firm’s advisory division, institutional advisory and private banking. He was promoted in December 2002 to his current position, having previously served as head of the client relationship group of the U.S. private client group. He is a member of the global private client operating committee and a member of the Merrill Lynch and Co. executive committee.
Mulholland earned his B.S. with honors in marketing and management from Lehigh University and in 2002 he attended the advanced management program at Harvard Business School. A third-generation Irish American and a Pittsburgh, PA native, he is married with two children. His motto is, “If you want to know if you’re a leader, turn around and see if they’re following.”