Sheffield Haworth Adds Former UBS Head of Business Development & Special Projects

 Sheffield Haworth has expanded with the addition of former UBS executive Philippe Reynier as a managing director within the technology arm of the global functions practice. “We are thrilled Philippe has decided to join the team at Sheffield Haworth,” said Mark Dixon, managing director – global functions. “His background and experience, having both worked in the industry and in strategy consulting, are unique and we are excited to be able to build further relationships in the fintech space partnering with clients on their most pressing talent challenges and requirements.”

Mr. Reynier most recently served as head of business development and special projects at UBS Switzerland focusing on developing the bank’s digital strategy as well as partnerships and investments across key fintech verticals including digital investing, lending platforms, and digital assets. Before this, he was a member of the group strategy team, and his work contributed to the creation of UBS Next, the bank’s corporate venture capital fund. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Reynier was at Boston Consulting Group, after completing an MBA at INSEAD.

In his role with Sheffield Haworth, Mr. Reynier will be focused on supporting banks with their digital transformation and fintechs with their growth plans through delivering senior executive search mandates, both in Switzerland and internationally. Additionally, he will also partner with Sheffield Haworth teams across other practice areas, including wealth and asset management and consulting, to build and nurture relationships with new and existing Swiss clients.

“I am hugely excited to be joining Sheffield Haworth to continue to build out the global functions practice and expand our relationships within the fintech community,” said Mr. Reynier.

“The team has a particularly impressive track record in placing senior technology and digital executives at the highest level within major international financial institutions and has well-established relationships with major fintechs globally. The team, led by Mark Dixon, shares my core values, being passionate about what they do and possessing an entrepreneurial mindset, which keeps them agile and at the forefront of the industry.”


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