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EXCLUSIVE: Former taipan to take charge at Morgan Stanley

The former taipan of Jardine Matheson has leapt into a new role at top US investment bank Morgan Stanley

FinanceAsia can exclusively reveal that the former taipan of Jardine Matheson, Alasdair Morrison is to join Morgan Stanley.

Morrison, who was ousted in a boardroom coup inspired by Jardines’ majority shareholder the Keswick Family in February, is initially to join Morgan Stanley as a managing director. However, the intention is that he will eventually succeed Jack Wadsworth, the firm’s long term Asia Chairman.

Morrison, who was a Jardine careerist, will be tossed into the hurly-burly of investment banking after a career in the more pedestrian Jardines, Hong Kong’s oldest and most famous company.

What does Morrison bring to the world’s top investment bank Certainly not...

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