McKinsey’s Andre Fromyhr joins research team of UBS

18 July 2021 Consultancy.com.au 1 min. read
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McKinsey & Company strategy consultant Andre Fromyhr has returned to the banking industry, joining Swiss investment bank UBS.

Andre Fromyhr previously spent over eight years in banking before he joined McKinsey & Company in the summer of 2016. Following a two-plus year spell at J.P. Morgan, he crossed over to Commonwealth Bank of Australia, where he grew the ranks to latterly serve as Director of Equities Research, with a focus on the transport and infrastructure sectors.

At McKinsey, Fromyhr spent five years advising clients across several sectors on topics including corporate strategy, business planning, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and transformation. He operated out of McKinsey’s offices in Sydney and Melbourne. 

Andre Fromyhr, UBS

In his new role at UBS, Fromyhr will become part of the Australian research team, and initially have a focus on transport, before expanding into other sectors. The bank’s research team delivers insights on topics including economic trends, asset classes, investment opportunities and broader macro-economic themes, with the aim of informing institutional investors and private wealth households. 

Fromyhr holds an MBA in Business Administration from London Business School, and holds Bachelor degrees in Commerce and Science from the University of Queensland. 

The appointment comes shortly after UBS announced a hiring drive to boost its research team. Among the recruits, Shaun Cousins has been hired from J.P. Morgan, he will serve as head of retail and consumer research. Lachlan Shaw and Levi Spry meanwhile have been onboarded from NAB and J.P. Morgan respectively – the duo have been appointed co-heads of mining research.