Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) announced that Michael W. McConnell has been named as the new Managing Partner. McConnell, 59, succeeds Anthony T. Enders, 65, who served as Managing Partner for seven years and will remain a General Partner of the firm, founded in 1818.
“BBH is a unique institution with a long and wonderful history. Although we are proud of our heritage, we are focused on the future,” said McConnell. “We will remain absolutely committed to offering the best client service in the industry, and to leveraging our technology strengths and global resources to offer our clients fully integrated banking solutions.”
McConnell has been with Brown Brothers Harriman since 1968, and in recent years has served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. He has also worked in BBH’s commercial banking, treasury, systems and foreign exchange operations. A graduate of Tufts University, he served in the US Army as a First Lieutenant prior to his business career. He resides in New York City.
“Mike’s knowledge of our clients and the firm makes him well qualified to lead us right now. In Mike’s capable hands, I couldn’t be more pleased about the future of our client relationships and our firm,” Enders added.