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Morgan Stanley Continues to Add Financial Services Experience to Board with Election of New Director


James H. Hance Jr. to Join Board in July

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) announced today that James H. Hance, Jr. has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors, effective July 1. This will bring the total size of the Board to 13 members.

Mr. Hance, 64, is a Senior Advisor at The Carlyle Group and was formerly Chairman of Carlyle Capital Corp. Previously, Mr. Hance was with Bank of America and its predecessor companies for 18 years as a Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board. He was also a Partner at Price Waterhouse in the 1980s.

John J. Mack, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley said, “We continue to add deep financial services experience to our Board, which is critically important as we navigate a new financial landscape. Jim brings a wealth of finance, management and commercial banking expertise to our Board. He will be a great asset to our franchise.”

Laura D’Andrea Tyson, Chair of the Board’s Nominating and Governance Committee, said, “We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Hance to our Board. We look forward to the benefit of his counsel and experience and plan on working closely with him as we focus on enhancing Morgan Stanley’s position as a worldwide leader in finance.”

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