James Gorman

  • James Gorman, Morgan Stanley

    War Among the Viacom Babies?

    SUMNER Redstone, who split his giant Viacom media empire into two separate companies, is now trying to get the chairmen of the firms to stop fighting with each other and play nice. Insiders say that nasty stories have been leaked to reporters about Viacom chief Tom Freston and CBS boss Les Moonves – and that […]

    / May 15, 2006 at 9:24 AM
  • James Gorman, Morgan Stanley

    Look To Your Left. One of You Won’t Be Here Next Year.

    James Gorman, head of Global Wealth Management retail at Morgan Stanley, has decided to give the ol’ heave-ho to 500 of its 1,000 broker trainees. Gorman’s explanation: He described those being dismissed as “not tracking toward success” as financial advisers. Which is a nice way of saying they’re incompetent. That or firing 20 people didn’t […]

    / May 11, 2006 at 9:24 AM
  • James Gorman, Morgan Stanley

    The First Step in Merrill-izing Retail is De-Morganing It

    James Gorman, in an effort to clean up Global Wealth Management (screw that; we’re still calling it “retail”) is axing 20 – 25 senior executives in the New York and Westchester offices. Who’s coming and who’s going? Send reckless speculation to tips AT dealbreaker DOT com… Morgan Stanley fires 20 Plus Execs in Retail [Marketwatch] […]

    / Mar 30, 2006 at 2:24 PM

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