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Reza Moghadam Joins Morgan Stanley as Vice Chairman in Global Capital Markets

Jul 30, 2014

New York —


Morgan Stanley today announced that Reza Moghadam will join the Firm as a Vice Chairman in Global Capital Markets.  In this new role, he will focus on coverage of sovereign clients globally.

Mr. Moghadam joins Morgan Stanley from the International Monetary Fund where he has spent over 20 years working on global issues concerning Europe, Asia and the G20.  He most recently served as the Director of the European Department from 2011-2014.  Previously, Mr. Moghadam served as Director of the Strategy, Policy & Review Department where he oversaw the IMF’s interactions with the G20.

“Reza has unmatched experience in navigating the landscape of European and global economic policy, and we are delighted he will join Morgan Stanley to share his perspectives,” said Colm Kelleher, President of Institutional Securities and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley International.  “In his 20 years at the IMF, Reza has played a role in the Fund’s response to almost every major crisis.  In particular, he has led the Fund’s engagement with European policymakers during the recent critical time in the region.”

"I am excited by the prospect of joining the Morgan Stanley team.  I was taken by the talent, creativity, collegiality and integrity of its senior managers,” said Reza Moghadam.  “I very much appreciate that they value the global public policy experience that I bring, and I look forward to contributing to Morgan Stanley's success."

Mr. Moghadam will report to Raj Dhanda and Dan Simkowitz, Co-Heads of Global Capital Markets.  He will focus on advising sovereign clients globally on their financing needs and risk management strategy as the capital markets present more opportunities for issuance.  He will join the Firm in the fourth quarter.

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