Callanan to Lead UBS Equity Compensation Group

Robert J. Callanan, Jr. has been named a Managing Director at UBS, supporting corporate plan sponsors and providing wealth management and education services to their stock plan employees in coordination with UBS’s Corporate Employee Financial Services (CEFS) business.

This appointment marks the continued expansion of UBS’s network of CEFS financial advisers, UBS said in an announcement. Prior to joining UBS, Callanan spent 19 years with Smith Barney as a Corporate Client Group Director. Previously, he was a senior financial consultant with Merrill Lynch.

Joining the firm with Callanan is The Callanan Group: a team of six licensed professionals who specialize in executive and management equity compensation plans that provide awards to senior corporate managers.

The Callanan Group assists corporate executives with regulatory filings and SEC Rule 144, founder’s stock, and 10b5-1 corporate insider plans and trading. For client companies, The Callanan Group also offers access to a broader suite of financial and retirement planning and related wealth management services for corporate employees as well as participant education to help people understand their equity compensation.