Monday, July 15, 2024

237 James Gorman
CEO - Morgan Stanley

James P. Gorman became Morgan Stanley's Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2010. Gorman will join Morgan Stanley's Board of Directors at the end of 2010.

Gorman joined Morgan Stanley in February 2006 as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Global Wealth Management Group. In October 2007, Gorman took on the additional role of Co-Head of Strategic Planning with Chief Financial Officer Colm Kelleher. He was appointed Co-President in December 2007, along with Walid Chammah. Morgan Stanley's Wealth Management and Asset Management businesses report directly to Gorman.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in February 2006, Gorman held a succession of executive positions at Merrill Lynch, including leading from 2001 to 2005 the company’s U.S. and, subsequently, global private client businesses. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Gorman served as a senior partner of McKinsey & Company, where he was a member of the financial services practice, and as an attorney in Melbourne, Australia.

He was formerly a member of the board of directors of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in Washington, D.C., and served as Board Chairman in 2006.