CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Goldman hires ex-SEC unit head-memo

(Corrects second reference spelling of Donohue)

By Jessica Toonkel

NEW YORK, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Incunit Goldman Sachs Asset Management has hired Andrew "Buddy"Donohue, a former head of the division of investment managementat the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as deputygeneral counsel, according to an internal memo obtained byReuters on Monday.

Donohue most recently a partner in the New York office atMorgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, will be joining the firm Nov. 1,according to the memo.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management has $702 billion in assets,according to the firm's website. The firm's 75 mutual fundsalone have $190 billion, according to Lipper.

(Reporting By Jessica Toonkel; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)


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