Mike McGovern is a Group Managing Director, Head of Corporate and Institutional Advisory Solutions for Wealth Management (WM) USA, and a member of the WM USA Management Committee.
In this role, he oversees more than 10,000 corporate and institutional relationships, representing more than two million employees and participants in 100+ countries, and the breadth of products and services offered to them. These include: equity compensation services; retirement services; institutional consulting and financial wellness programs for corporations, institutions, endowments and foundations; and the ability to deliver education, advice, executive planning and financial wellness for all levels of a company's staff from senior executives to the broadest base of employees.
Prior to assuming his current role in February 2018, Mike was Chief Financial Officer for UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management USA. As CFO, he was responsible for the transparency in, and appraisal of financial performance, for coordinating and validating planning and forecasting, and for challenging and providing advice on financial and strategic aspects of projects and transactions for the UBS businesses in the Americas. He was also the primary interface between the businesses and the Finance functions supporting them, including treasury management, financial accounting, controlling and reporting.
Before joining UBS in 2014, Mike worked at Deutsche Bank in a number of roles including Global Chief Administrative Officer for Asset & Wealth Management, and prior to that, Global Chief Financial Officer for Asset Management. Before joining Deutsche, he spent two years at Credit Suisse as the Head of IB Americas Reporting, which was preceded by Product Controller roles at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Goldman Sachs. Mike began his career in 1993 as a Client Service Specialist for Pershing.
Mike graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Business & Economics.