London, May 10, 2010 – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) Private Wealth Management (PWM) announced today the appointment of Jean Murphy as an Executive Director and Investment Advisor reporting to Ausaf Abbas, Head of Sales and Marketing, PWM EMEA. Ms Murphy will advise UK clients on their investment strategies, working across asset classes to develop tailored portfolios to suit their needs.
“We are delighted that Jean has joined Morgan Stanley,” commented Ausaf Abbas. “Her extensive wealth management experience and investment expertise will be a significant asset to the Firm as we continue our expansion in the UK and capitalize on the many growth opportunities in this key market.”
Ms Murphy joins Morgan Stanley from ACPI Investments, where she was a Partner responsible for managing private client assets in a combination of discretionary portfolios and direct fund investments. Prior to this, Ms Murphy was COO of ACP Partners LLP, and prior to that, an Executive Director in the Wealth Management Division of Goldman Sachs, leading a team covering UK clients.
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