Morgan Stanley Names Jack Mueller Rocky Mountain District Manager

New York —

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced today that Jack Mueller will join its Global Wealth Management Group (GWMG) as Rocky Mountain District Manager.  Reporting to Jerry Miller, Central Division Director, Mr. Mueller will be based in Denver and will oversee Morgan Stanley’s 14 branch offices located throughout Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and parts of Missouri.

“We are pleased that such an experienced and proven leader is joining our Division,” commented Mr. Miller.  “The appointment of an 18-year Morgan Stanley veteran leader from our institutional franchise underscores our commitment to attract top talent from both inside and outside Morgan Stanley as we move to capitalize on the many growth opportunities we see in wealth management.”

Mr. Mueller joined Morgan Stanley in 1989 and has held a succession of management positions, most recently as Managing Director and Head of North American Equity Research.  During his tenure with the Firm, he also served as New York Regional Institutional Sales Manager, Head of Institutional Global Product Marketing and Director of Research for European Equities.

Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Mueller worked at Smith Barney as an institutional equity salesman in New York.

He holds a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

One of the largest businesses of its kind in the world with $728 billion in client assets, GWMG provides a range of wealth management products and services to individuals, businesses and institutions.  These include brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, credit and lending, banking and cash management, annuities and insurance, retirement and trust.

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