Jon Kindred, W'83
President and Chief Executive Officer
Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings

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Jonathan B. Kindred is President & Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings Co., Ltd., President & Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd., and Non-Executive Chairman of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. He is also a member of Morgan Stanley's global Management Committee.

Jon joined Morgan Stanley as an Analyst in New York in July 1983. In May 1985 he transferred to the Firm's London office where he worked as a trader in the global asset swap business of the Fixed Income Division. In January 1989 he transferred to Tokyo to assume responsibility for structuring private debt placements in Japan. Jon rose to increasingly senior roles including Head of Structured Transactions Asia from 1993-2000 and Head of Fixed Income Asia from 2000-2006.

Jon presently serves as Chairman of the International Bankers Association of Japan, Co-Chairman of the Japan Financial Markets Council, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Japan Business Council. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Japan Society of New York, and as a Trustee of The American School in Japan.

Jon is a graduate of The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania where he was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and received a Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) in Economics.

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