Morgan Stanley Just Promoted 232 New Managing Directors

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Joan Steinberg just got promoted!

Yesterday Morgan Stanley announced the promotion of 232 managing directors, the highest number for the bank since ‘07.16% of the new crew are women.

And about 53% of the new MDs were based in America. 26% are based in Europe; 11.8% are in Hong Kong.

They’ve worked for Goldman, Credit Suisse, BofA, Citi, Deutsche… You name it.

Some are geniuses (like Heath Windcliff). Some are superstar macro investors (like Mark van de Zwan). And some are long-time veterans of the bank (like MaryBeth Cagney).

There’s obviously a lot of names here. We managed to get through 50 of them.

If you know anything about these new stars please let us know!

And here’s Morgan Stanley’s newest round of promotions:


Jared E. AbbeyAdvised the New York Fed on Prudential’s takeover of AIG’s Taiwanese unit, AIA

Tevfik Aksoy – was an executive director. Chief Economist for Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. Has an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Delaware. Joined Morgan Stanley from Deutsche Bank in ’04

Jeanne AndreanaPreviously a VP at Citigroup Asset Management, and Senior VP at Wachovia Securities and Prudential. She earned degrees from SUNY Albany and Iona College

David B. Aronovitchwas relocated from London to Hong Kong in 2006 to work on retail, industrial and consumer products. And this is what he looks like in cartoon form > 

Colin Aylwardbased in UK.

Sudhir Bassibased in Mumbai.

John Bertrand Business Operations Analyst.

Johannes K. Borschebased in Frankfurt. Co-Head of Corporate Finance Execution for EMEA Region in global Capital Markets. Former VP at Deutsche Bank.

Caren Byrd – was an Executive Director in the bank’s Global Power and Utility Group.

Marybeth Cagneybased in Hungary, and has been with the bank since 1987.

Peter CaiPhD who handles portfolio risk management and risk analysis on a global scale

Traian Carabas – before Morgan Stanley, he was a director at Merrill Lynch and an associate at JP Morgan. He earned a degree from Stern at NYU and an MBA from Columbia. He’s part of a group on LinkedIn called ROWS – Romanians on Wall Street.

Patrick Cassereauwas made head of the bank’s fixed-income capital markets group in Mexico, and was poached from BofA. He’s a Chicago Business School grad, who also worked at Barclays.

Nick Chan – an ex-Goldman Sachs banker. Ran Morgan Stanley’s Indonesian private bank before moving into a newly-created recruiting and staff development role in Asia.

Sebastian Crapanzanowith bank since 2000.

Virginia Crew – based in the UK, and previously worked at Goldman Sachs.

Amr Diabhead of Egypt.

Mandy J DeFilippo – worked on a Wal-Mart pricing agreement

Juliet Estridgewas an associate director of research. Has worked for the bank since 2000. Based in UK. Sent a letter to the SEC on behalf of Morgan Stanley in support of “the SEC’s proposed rule to require registrants to submit financial data using XBRL in a phased approach.” A chapter she wrote in a book called “Morgan Stanley ModelWare’s Approach to Intrinsic Value: Focusing on Risk-Reward Trade-Offs In Equity Valuation: Models from Leading Investments,” is used in a class at Columbia business school.

Margaret Flynn-Martinwas an executive director. Based in New York.

Stefania Godoliwas an executive director. Based in Milan. Graduated from Università Commerciale ‘Luigi Bocconi. She donated 100 pounds to Morgan Stanley’s Dragonboat challenge in London.

Allison Gorman Nachtigal – was an executive director. Worked at Smith Barney prior to Morgan Stanley and graduated from Hamilton College. In 2005 due to an email debacle, she took over the responsibilities of another banker who was put on leave, which involved billionaire Ron Perelman – she had to testify in court over it.

Anna Harrisonhas been with the bank since 1994.

Edward Huang Joined the private equity group in 2007 after five years advising on telecomm, media and technology sectors in China. He focuses on private equity transactions in China. Was previously with Merrill Lynch, and is based in Hong Kong. He has a B.A. in Economics and East Asian Studies from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Kristian Ness-Hansen Heugh – has a CFA. 

Rebecca Hogan Dorrian – was an executive director. She earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and lives on the Upper East Side with her entrepreneur husband. They got married in Georgia.

Katy Huberty – was a VP. Is a tech analyst based in New York. Graduated from the University of Wisconsin. Said in November that China is an “”unappreciated” potential growth driver for Apple, setting a $375 “base case” target for the company’s stock and a “bull case” scenario where Apple shares could reach $500 by next fall.”

Keisha J. SmithIs head of professional recruiting for the bank, and looks for candidates that “demonstrated strong teamwork skills.” Before that she recruited for the FT and Aerotek.

Jasmine Lu Analyst based in Hong Kong. She graduated from Columbia’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Darren LevyNorth American head of capital introductions. Wharton grad.

Denise McCoolis in the bank’s law practice.

Dana Ritzcovan – was an executive director. Works in Human Resources and previously worked in the same department at Credit Suisse, and in asset management for the Swiss bank. 

Diane Simonsis in the tax counsel group.

Joan Steinberg –  was an Executive Director. Has been with the bank for 14 years, and previously worked for American Cancer Society Education and is a Rutgers grad.

Francois Thomasruns the risk management group for financial sponsors and real estate opportunity funds in Europe.

Mark van der Zwan – described as “one of the most influential investors in global macro,” he is a portfolio manager for Alternative Investment Partners Fund of Hedge Funds, focusing on global macro, multi-strategy, convertible bond arbitrage and quantitative strategies. Before Morgan Stanley he was a senior consultant for Alan D. Biller & Associates and researcher at the National Research Council of Canada. He an an MBA from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada and is CFA-designated.

Helen Van NessCFO of technology, based in New York.

Reuben Wellsbased in UK.

Andrew H. Wetenhalladvised in coal producer Walter Energy’s takeover of Western Coal.

Noreen Whytebased in UK.

Heath Windcliff – Heath Windcliff is a genius. He has a PhD from Waterloo. He first earned an undergraduate degree and a Masters in Applied Mathematics and then “came under the spell of computational finance, in particular a set of interesting risk management problems related to pension plan design and management.” He earned his PhD in Computer Science in 2003. Windcliff manages a team responsible for the research and development of algorithmic trading strategies at Morgan Stanley, and wrote scarily smart papers called “The 1/N investment puzzle” and “Analysis of the stability of the linear boundary condition for the Black–Scholes equation.”

Christopher Woodwardhas been with the firm 18 years in IT development manager responsible for systems supporting Commodity, Credit, Equity, FX and Interest Rate OTC Derivative confirmations and FX cash middle office.

Zhaotong Xubased in Hong Kong.

Jonathan D. Yourkoski with the bank since 2002. UNC grad.

Kevork Zoryanworked in the Merchant Banking group, focusing on acquisitions for the firm’s various private equity real estate funds. He established the firm’s Los Angeles real estate investing office in 2005, after working as a generalist in corporate finance in the Investment Banking department. Zoryan originally joined Morgan Stanley in 1997. He received a bachelor’s degree from the USC and an M.B.A. from Harvard.

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Edward Backer

Eunice Baek

Steven Dorrance Baker

Stephen Barron

Paolo Basso

Sally Eddy Bednar

David Bonnar

Stuart Bourne

Peter C. Bowden

Michael T. Buchenberger

James Cartwright

Joe Chang

Peter Chang

Amanda Chen

Patrick Chen

James Cherubini

Daniel Chesner

John Cockin

Agustin Collazo

Robert J. Connors

Tanit Curry

Ashton Curtis

Paul Curtis

Isabella da Costa Mendes

Peter Davidsson

Michael Davies

Gotzon de Gandiag

Inmaculada Maria Diaz Garcia

D. Craig Edgar

Fuad Egeli

Anders Engdahl

Bryce A. Facktor

Eoin Fitzgerald

Kevin Flanagan

Lawrence Frers

Klaus Froehlich

Sean Gardiner

Vincent Gerosa

Jean Laurent Girard

Ricky Goldwasser

Patrick Goulding

William James Grant

Andrew grey

Mark Greenfield

Wiley Morgan Griffiths

Ben Grindley

David Halliwell

Bruce Hamilton

Thomas R. Hartl

Kelvin Hebburn

Edward Heron

Andrew Hershon

Gerard Hester

Dominic Hirons

Julie Hoaray

Allison Holmes

Mike Hommeyer

Heiko Horn

David R. Horn

Troy Huber

Mark A. Hudspeth

Chris Hundling

Yoshinao Ibara

Tatsuo Ichikawa

Christopher Jackson

Ludovic Jacquot

Michael J. Jansen

Brendan P. Johnson

Adam Jones

Hisashi Kamezawa

Ari Kaplan

John Keleghan

Scott H. Kelley

Derek Kilfedder

Jake Ko

Burkhard Koep

Sebastian HOF Korbei

Martin Koshakow

Geoffrey D. Kott

Regina Kubik

Alain Lam

Noel Langlois

Mario Roberto Opice Leao

Philipp E. Lederer

Brian Douglas Lehman

Bin Li

Mark Lipacis

Richard Lockwood

Craig Lomas

Alberto Lopez Gaffney

Christian Lown

Vincent Lumia

James MacGillivray

Sean Maher

Matthew J. Maloney

Robert Mansley

Jens Maurer

James J. McAuliffe

Gina McCarthy

Ronan McCullough

Grainne McNamara

David R. McNellis

Eduardo Freitag de Miras

Edward J. Molloy, Jr.

David F. Morrison

Ryan Moss

Alfonso J. Munk

Tamaki Murakami

Naresh Naik

Noriko Nakashima

Thomas Nelli

James Nien

Andrew Norelli

Fernando Ortega

Robert Packer

Sumit Pandey

Luca Passa

Rajen Patel

Sharon Pearson

Noah Perlman

Les Peter

John Picone

Nicolo Piotti

Jason Pizzorusso

Simon Platel

Matthew Plemich

Sebastian T. Pollems

Raul Portela

Garrett Quigley

Nicky P. Ranganathan

Bharat Rawla

James R. Rieger

Alexander Roberts

Richard Henry Mitchell Robinson

Derrick Roth

Ranjit Samra

Vito Santoro

Toshiki Sato

Michael Scarangella

Ethan Schiffman

Larry Schwirzbin

Marc Sgaraglino

Daniel M. Shane

Jeffrey Silverman

Daniel P. Simet

Sridhar Sivaram

Andrew Slimmon

David Smetana

Alexander M. Smith

Vasily Strela

Terence F. Sullivan

Todd Sullivan

Carl Swanson

John M. Sweeney

James Chor-Kiu Tam

Chark Hoe Tan

Mark A. J. Taylor

Hereward Taylor

Mark Teeger

Louise Teeple

Ari Terry

Barbara Thomas

Stephen Thompson

Alasdair Thomson

Paul Tsang

Pantelis Tsoucas

John Jacob Vander Zee

Alfonso Vilallonga

Johann von Wersebe

Hironobu Wakabayashi

Paul Richard Walsh

James S. Watson

Andrew Weisman

Michael S. Weiss

Wesley White

Eric Whiteway

Richard J. Wong

Jason Woods

Brian Wornow

Kamal Yadav

Jason Yeung

Joyce Yim

Stephen S. Zannetos

Alessandro Zema

Jianyong Zhang

Jessica Changfei Zhao.

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