Christianson and Strong named regional CEOs at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley promotes Wei Christianson and flies in William Strong from Chicago to become co-CEOs of Asia-Pacific as Owen Thomas relocates to the US.
Wei Christianson
Wei Christianson

Morgan Stanley has appointed Wei Christianson and William Strong as co-chief executive officers for Asia-Pacific ex-Japan, replacing Owen Thomas who is soon to relocate to the US.

FinanceAsia broke the news of Owen Thomas's departure from the region on March 14 and in the same story we speculated that an enhanced role could be in the cards for Christianson, who is currently CEO of Morgan Stanley for China. Yesterday's announcement confirms that she is indeed stepping up to take on the regional CEO job, but she will share the workload with Strong, a Morgan Stanley veteran who has been with the Wall Street investment bank for 18 years....

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