Wall Street 50 – 2019

Dennis McCann/UBS

Dennis McCann is UBS’s Chief Communications Officer Americas. In this role, Dennis is responsible for all communications and branding activities across UBS businesses in the Americas, including media relations, executive communications, internal communications, social media, sponsorship and branding, community affairs and corporate responsibility, group marketing and communications services (GMCS), and business and client communications for Wealth Management USA.

Since joining UBS, Dennis has held a range of senior positions in the U.S. and Switzerland. Since 2017, he has been Head of Communications and Solutions Marketing for Wealth Management USA. He serves as the chairman of the New York chapter of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and is Executive Sponsor of UBS PRIDE Americas. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics with honors from the State University of New York at Binghamton, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design and a Masters of Business Administration in finance and marketing from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

His mother’s family hailed from Counties Sligo, Mayo, and Waterford. Her grandparents came to the States in the late 1800s. His father’s family immigrated in the late 1800s from Donegal. Both families settled in Brooklyn. Dennis resides with his partner Chris in Manhattan, and they spend as much off-time as possible in Kismet, Fire Island, N.Y., enjoying family and friends, the beach, and water sports.