Robert J. McCann, our keynote speaker at the Wall Street 50 lunch, is vice chairman and president of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.’s Global Private Client Group, which provides investment, insurance, banking, and retirement services for individuals globally. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Management and Operating Committees.
Previously, McCann served as head of Global Securities Research and Economics and chief operating officer of the Global Markets & Investment Banking group. He also led the firm’s Global Institutional Client Division, where he was responsible for all debt and equity institutional relationships world wide. Prior to these roles, he served in various senior management roles in the equity business at the firm including head of Global Equity Markets.
McCann sits on the executive committee of the Board of Directors for the The American Ireland Fund. His family roots are in county Armagh.