Wells Fargo names brand-new head of its monetary advisory system

Wells Fargo has actually promoted Sol Gindi to lead Wells Fargo Advisors, relying on a previous JPMorgan Chase executive to lead its group of monetary consultants.

Gindi will change long time Wells executive Jim Hays, who has actually remained in the post for almost 3 years and is retiring after 35 years in the monetary market. Hays will stay at Wells Fargo in the coming months to help the shift, the $3.9 trillion-asset bank stated Friday in a news release.

Gindi has actually been at Wells Fargo because October 2020, working as primary monetary officer in the business’s wealth and financial investment management system and reporting to Wells Fargo CFO Mike Santomassimo. In his brand-new function, he will report to the wealth system’s leader, Barry Sommers, and he will likewise direct its customer relationship group.

Sol Gindi, a previous JPMorgan Chase executive, will change Jim Hays as head of Wells Fargo Advisors.


“Sol has been a strong CFO for WIM and has been deeply immersed in every aspect of our business,” Sommers stated in a news release. “I have every confidence he will be a dynamic leader as we grow the Wells Fargo wealth management business.”

Gindi was formerly CFO and primary running officer of JPMorgan Chase’s wealth management and customer banking departments, handling consumer experience, monetary consultant platforms and branch operations, to name a few obligations.

He and Sommers are 2 of the various senior executives who have actually signed up with Wells Fargo from JPMorgan throughout the period of CEO Charlie Scharf. Scharf is a onetime protege of JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

Gindi likewise was on the board for the Consumer Bankers Association, the Washington, D.C., trade group that lobbies policymakers on customer problems.

Wells Fargo has about $2 trillion in customer possessions in its wealth and financial investment management department, which is divided in between a personal bank for high-net worth people and Wells Fargo Advisors, which serves other customers.

AdvisorHub earlier reported on the modifications.


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