UBS Group AG has hired Tim Usasz as an executive director in equity capital markets, according to Bloomberg News. He will work alongside Richard Wilks and Kit Collins in equity syndication, reported Bloomberg.

Usasz is Credit Suisse Group AG‘s former Australian equity capital markets syndicate banking head. He was a professional rugby player prior to working in investment banking. The Australian-born American played for the U.S.A. national rugby team union team, Bloomberg reported. He will join UBS in July, working with the client coverage and capital markets teams across the business.