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James P. Gorman



Chairman and CEO, Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley


At New York City's Pierre Hotel, CED honored Ronald P. O'Hanley, the President and CEO of State Street Global Advisors and the Vice Chairman of State Street Corporation. James P. Gorman, the Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, presented the CED Leadership Award to Ron. View the presentation here.


Mr. Gorman became CEO in January 2010 and Chairman in January 2012. He previously served as Co-President of Morgan Stanley and joined the Firm in February 2006 as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Global Wealth Management Group.

Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Gorman held a succession of executive positions at Merrill Lynch. Prior to this, he was a senior partner of McKinsey & Co. and began his career as an attorney in Melbourne, Australia.

Among his civic activities, Mr. Gorman serves as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Business School, the Monetary Authority of Singapore International Advisory Panel, the Business Council, and the Board of the Institute of International Finance.

He formerly served as President of the Federal Advisory Council to the U.S.
Federal Reserve Board, Co-Chairman of the Partnership for New York City, Chairman of the Board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and Co- Chairman of the Business Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mr. Gorman, who was born in Australia, earned a B.A. and Law degree from the University of Melbourne and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. 

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