Money Management

Wells Fargo Investment Institute names global equity strategy chief

Audrey Kaplan has joined Wells Fargo Investment Institute as head of global equity strategy, based in New York.

Previously, the position had been shared by Stuart Freeman and Sean Lynch.

Mr. Freeman has retired. Mr. Lynch, who in addition to the WFII position also was managing director of equities for Wells Fargo Private Bank's wealth management team, now is full time in his role at the private bank, according to Kelly Reilly, vice president of communications for WFII.

Ms. Kaplan, who most recently led the international equities portfolio management and research team at Federal Investors, will establish investment strategy for global equities for WFII.

Wells Fargo wealth and investment business units had $1.9 trillion in assets under management, according to a news release.