NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclays Wealth, the global wealth manager and advisor, is pleased to announce that it has hired Don Milich and Clifford Wang as Investment Representatives in the Atlanta office as part of its continued growth in the U.S. They will report to Linda Eydt, Regional Manager for Atlanta.
Mr. Milich, a Director, brings more than 25 years of wealth management experience to Barclays Wealth. Mr. Wang, a Vice President, has over 11 years of industry experience. Mr. Milich and Mr. Wang join from Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.
"We are pleased to have Don and Clifford join our Atlanta office. With over 35 combined years of experience in the Southeast, they have a deep understanding of the regional business," said Mitch Cox, Managing Director, Head of Barclays Wealth, Americas and Head of Global Investments and Research. "Barclays Wealth is committed to serving high net worth clients in the Americas and expanding its presence in the region." Mr. Cox is responsible for running the Barclays Wealth business in the Americas and overseeing the Research, Economics and Strategy and the Global Banking & Investment Solutions organizations across the firm.
Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Milich was at Deutsche Bank for 18 years of his career, spending nine years as an advisor and nine years as the Southeast regional manager. Mr. Milich holds a BA in Economics from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania and attended the MBA program at Temple University.
Mr. Wang also worked at Deutsche Bank, most recently as an advisor and previously in the Capital Markets Group in Venture Capital Services. Mr. Wang has a BS in Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from John Hopkins University.
With 14 offices across the U.S. and Latin America, Barclays Wealth in the Americas provides comprehensive wealth management to high net worth individuals and families. The firm focuses on understanding its clients' financial needs, personal aspirations and tolerance for risk in order to design and implement highly customized investment solutions.
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