People Moves

Morgan Stanley bolsters sales distribution team with several key appointments


Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, which has seen its total assets under management grow from $18 billion to $26 billion from March 2010 to 2011, is beefing up its distribution effort considerably with the following recent hires. The business, which currently has approximately $15 billion in hedge fund assets, is headed by Jacques Chappuis in New York.

The most recent hires include Jon Seidman, who joined in May as a consultant relations manager, based in New York. Seidman, who will report to Geoff Mullen, joined from Allianz Global Investors where he was a senior vice president and director