Merrill v. Morgan Stanley in Recruiting Wars and Other Top Stories
Departure comes as firm unveils new national “bullish” ad campaign.
Amid a steady exodus in recent months, Merrill picks off Los Angeles veteran from rival.
Seeks $1 million and from broker who took client contact information to a rival firm.
Citing need to create the “feel of a smaller, more tightly integrated firm,” new boss integrates divisions and creates new “community markets” group to service some 150 smaller offices.
Product maven Paul Hatch swaps post with Northeast sales division head Jason Chandler.