CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Guardian announces the addition of Larry Gratch as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Capital Guardian, Mr. Gratch spent 15 years with Pershing LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. During that time, he was responsible for broker dealer sales and relationship management in the Southeastern United States.
Of his new role, Mr. Gratch said, "Becoming a part of the Capital Guardian organization is a tremendous opportunity for me. The people, the culture, and the focus on the advisor experience are unlike any firm in the marketplace today. Capital Guardian has truly created a global platform for its brokers and advisors, and I look forward to working with an exceptionally talented and experienced team of professionals."
Capital Guardian CEO Alan Boyer said, "We are excited to add Larry to our management team and look forward to leveraging his expertise throughout our organization. His extensive knowledge and experience in the industry will further enhance the Capital Guardian offering as we continue in our efforts to build a world class firm."
Mr. Gratch holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in both History and Geography from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY.
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