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Postscript to the Fidelity Executive Forum article: The RIA perspective

Abigail Johnson sent the right message with her presence and her speech, advisors say

Thursday, May 20, 2010 – 5:51 AM by Brooke Southall
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Abigail Johnson stood in Monday morning and addressed the high executive turnover issue

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Abigail Johnson


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Stephen Wershing

May 21, 2010 — 7:46 PM

As an attendee there was one other aspect of the conference that encouraged me: the new practice of bringing the RIA and clearing clients together into one meeting.

I have worked with organizations that had relationships with both sides of Fidelity, and it always perplexed me why they were always kept so separate – to the point that there were times one side would not even admit the other side existed.

There is a clear trend toward the hybrid office. I most recently ran a firm that targeted those firms as clients. Fido’s commitment to bring the two sides of their organization together to better serve those firms is a welcome trend.



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