Former Deputy Secretary of State Tom Nides Rejoins Morgan Stanley as Vice Chairman

  Former Deputy Secretary of State Tom Nides Rejoins Morgan Stanley as Vice

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- February 26, 2013

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that Thomas R. Nides, former Deputy
Secretary of State and former Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley, will
rejoin the Firm as Vice Chairman. In his new role, Mr. Nides will have a broad
mandate focusing on the Firm’s global clients and other key constituencies
around the world. He will also work with senior management on issues related
to external and government affairs. Mr. Nides will be a member of Morgan
Stanley’s Operating and Management Committees and will report directly to
Chairman and CEO James P. Gorman.

Mr. Gorman said: “We are excited to have Tom rejoin the management team, this
time focusing on the Firm’s clients. His deep experience over the past 25
years in government and financial services uniquely qualifies him to deliver
the full capabilities of Morgan Stanley to our current and prospective clients
globally. Tom will work closely with Institutional Securities Group President
Colm Kelleher and Global Wealth Management President Greg Fleming on client

Mr. Nides said: “I am excited to be returning to Morgan Stanley at a time when
the Firm is clearly gaining momentum. With its global reach and intellectual
capital, Morgan Stanley is uniquely positioned to help clients navigate the
increasingly complex interaction between global macro events, international
business and markets. I look forward to participating in that process.”

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide
range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth
management services. The Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including
corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,200
offices in 43 countries. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please

Note to editors:

Tom Nides

Prior to joining the Obama Administration as Deputy Secretary of State, Mr.
Nides was the Chief Operating officer of Morgan Stanley from 2005 to 2010. He
was an executive officer and served as a member of the Operating and
Management Committees. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he served as Worldwide
President and Chief Executive Officer of Burson-Marstellar and as Chief
Administration Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston, the investment banking
division of Zurich-based Credit-Suisse Group.

Mr. Nides began his career on Capitol Hill as Assistant to the Majority Whip
of the United States House of Representatives and Executive Assistant to the
Speaker of the House. Mr. Nides later served as a Senior Vice President of
Fannie Mae and as Chief of Staff to the United States Trade Representative.

Mr. Nides has served on the Boards of New York Cares, the Urban Alliance
Foundation, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Local Initiatives Support
Corporation, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and the
Advisory Board of the National Zoo.


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