MORGAN STANLEY SHAKE IT UP – Tom Glocer has been appointed by Morgan Stanley as an Independent Lead Director on its Board of Directors. He has been a Director at MS since 2013 and the Chair of Operations and Technology Committee since 2014, he was also previously the former CEO of Reuters Group. Glocer will be taking over the role from Erskine Bowles, as of 1st September due to the firm’s rotation of Lead Directors policy. Glocer will be succeeded by Jami Miscik, who has also been appointed by the board. Rayford Wilkins will Chair the Nominating and Governance Committee. The CEO of MS, James Gorman, has commented saying, “Tom is a natural leader, a sophisticated director and has deep knowledge of financial services with specific expertise in technology, fin-tech and banking. We are excited to have him step into this new role.” Going on to say about the role of Erskine Bowles, “Erskine has served as lead director with distinction. He has a unique understanding of our culture and values.” #SpartanInternational