Harold Ford Jr. Leaving BofA for Morgan Stanley

Harold Ford, Jr., the former Tennessee congressman who left politics for Wall Street four years ago, is moving from Bank of America Merrill Lynch to Morgan Stanley.

Harold Ford Jr.
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Harold Ford Jr.

At Morgan, Ford will rejoin his former boss at Merrill Lynch, Greg Fleming, who runs Morgan’s asset management business and its Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney brokerage unit.

Ford, who will be a senior managing director, will report to both Fleming and Paul Taubman, who runs Morgan’s investment bank.

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