Mr. Gorman added: “We are intensely focused on improving returns for our shareholders. I am confident that under Colm’s leadership, we will continue to align sales and trading more closely with investment banking and capital markets to drive synergies between these businesses and optimize our ability to grow our revenue base and drive profits. We will also continue to invest in our industry leading investment banking franchise, which consistently dominates the league tables. Jeff, Mark and Franck represent our deep bench of talented bankers, and I know that they will continue to nurture, motivate and attract great people and continue to build on our reputation for quality advice and unparalleled execution for clients.”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 visit www.morganstanley.com.