Research, Economics & Strategy taps talent to focus on equity, quantitative and portfolio strategies
NEW YORK — April 24, 2017 – Wells Fargo Securities’ (WFS) Global Research, Economics & Strategy division announced today that Christopher Harvey has been appointed the new head of Equity Strategy, reporting to Todd M. Wickwire and Sam Pearlstein, co-heads of Equity Research. Harvey will be responsible for establishing Wells Fargo Securities’ equity market outlook, including the S&P 500 index price target and earnings forecast, as well as sector weightings and recommendations, for institutional and corporate clients. Additionally, he will collaborate with the team’s fixed income and FX strategists as well as our macroeconomics team to develop and market actionable investment ideas to the firm’s clients.
“Chris has already proven himself to be a valuable asset to our clients in his prior role in the WFS Equity Sales & Trading group,” said Diane Schumaker-Krieg, global head of Research, Economics and Strategy at Wells Fargo. “Now coupled with the breadth and depth of our research platform and sector analysts, Chris is positioned to bring another level of expertise to the firm’s key US and global institutional clients.”
Harvey joined Wells Fargo in 2013 as director of Disciplined Portfolio Strategies within Wells Fargo Securities’ Equity Sales & Trading group. He has held other strategist positions at State Street, Munich Re/MEAG and Weeden during his 20 year career as a macro and quantitative strategist. Harvey received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from New York University.
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About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,500 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 273,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 27 on Fortune’s 2016 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.
SOURCE: Wells Fargo