Richard Boon is leaving his post at Morgan Stanley to take up a new role at Merrill Lynch as head...
Richard Boon is leaving his post at Morgan Stanley to take up a new role at Merrill Lynch as head of the London-based US investment team.
Starting in July, Boon, will be managing director and head of MLIM's US investment division, reporting to Andreas Utermann, global head of equities and, Gary Lowe, co-head of equities in EMEA.
MLIM's US investment team looks after $6bn in assets for European and Asia-Pacific clients.
Boon spent six years with Morgan Stanley, managing global equity products, specialising in stock selection across telecoms, oil, insurance, media, hardware, defense and utilities sectors.
"Richard's track record speaks for itself," says Andreas Utermann, at MLIM.
"He's a great catch and we are delighted he's joining the team. We'll be using his experience in US and global equities to enhance our current capabilities and bring clients the very best in investment thinking."
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