What exactly to make of Morgan Stanley poaching robo-talent Naureen Hassan from Schwab on the heels of Greg Fleming's departure
Sure she brings the Schwab robo playbook -- albeit the Reader's Digest version -- but insiders say Jim Rosenthal may have bigger reins for her to take
Major wirehouses will be taxed to execute strategy outside their comfortable corporate culture. Hassan affords excellent insight into the competitive forces outside of big brokerage that largely is insular to advisory services innovation. In Machiavellian big brokerage culture, will Hassan be given voice? If so, surely Hassan has a major role to play in the industry at large as major brokerage firms must adapt from high cost, low value added product sales/distribution to low cost, high value added advisory services importantly entailing the professional standing of the broker in rendering advice.
Charles 'Chuck Schwab' called James Gorman to protest a two-broker poach, kicking off a hydra-headed legal battle, costing Morgan Stanley millions, so far
The Schwab founder and chairman invoked Charles Schwab Corp.'s zero-tolerance policy against Wall Street -- or RIA -- poaching of talent and AUM from Schwab branches.
March 9, 2023 at 1:23 AM
UBS bets its 'wealth' future on ex-Schwabbie Naureen Hassan, a corporate digital A-lister, who analysts give a fighting chance to transcend PaineWebber's ossified culture
Still a $2-billion cash-flow cow, the Swiss bank's 6,000-broker, US-based wirehouse is milking aging broker relationships with aging investors but needs a new kind of human presence, empathy, mindset and smarts to draw in Gen Z.
July 16, 2022 at 1:35 AM
Pete Giza and Damon Deru go for Holy Grail of portfolio rebalancing with software that shuffles stocks, bonds... and asset classes; Believe it?
The RedBlack and TradeWarrior executives see old systems as 'archaic' yet know that the Black Diamonds, Morningstars, Orions and Tamaracs see rebalancing as a loss leader