Brian P. Hull is Head of Wealth Management USA. He is a Group Managing Director; Co-chair of the WM USA Management Committee; a member of the Combined US Operating Management Committee; Co-Chair of the Americas Client Council; and a member of the Global Wealth Management Executive Committee.
Brian leads and sets the strategic direction for the firm's 7,000 Financial Advisors in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. His goal is to help position UBS as the firm of choice for high net worth and ultra high net worth clients by attracting and retaining the industry's most productive financial advisors, and providing the support and resources they need to grow their businesses and achieve their clients’ wealth management objectives.
Brian is also responsible for working closely with colleagues in WM USA, the Investment Bank and Asset Management to bring together the best products, thinking and solutions in the marketplace to meet the needs of UBS's clients. This includes ultimate responsibility for the firm's Business Development Group, which serves to identify opportunities for collaboration across UBS businesses, and the Americas Global Family Office, which provides services to individuals and families with institutional capabilities and needs.
Prior to joining UBS in 2009 as head of Strategic Clients & Relationships for the Americas, Brian spent 15 years at Merrill Lynch, where he held a number of executive leadership positions including head of Sales & Trading; co-head of Global Cash Equities; head of the Cross Divisional Coverage Group; and vice chairman and head of the Private Banking & Investment Group. Brian began his career in asset management, spending 11 years at investment firm Atalanta Sosnoff Capital. Brian earned his B.S. in Accounting from Fairfield University.
Community involvement/Board mandates
Brian is a former trustee of Fairfield University and a longtime benefactor of the Alumni Multicultural Scholarship Fund. He is a former trustee and active supporter of the St. Ignatius School in Hunts Point, New York, which aims to break the cycle of poverty through Jesuit education. He is also a member of the Easter Seals Command Council for the Staff Sergeant Donnie D. Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Community Services.