Rockefeller Capital Management has hired Christopher Randazzo from Morgan Stanley to serve as its head of wealth management and head of technology and operations.

Randazzo will also have a seat on the firm’s executive committee.

At Morgan Stanley, Randazzo was the chief information officer for global wealth management and investment management.

He previously also served as the chief information officer for global wealth and investment management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he joined in 1994.

Rockefeller Capital Management president and CEO Gregory Fleming said: “As the importance of seamless, integrated technology solutions continues to grow for both clients and advisers, Chris’s experience developing and implementing state-of-the-art solutions at large organisations is invaluable.

“He possesses a unique combination of expertise in both wealth and asset management as well as in technology. Chris understands how top Advisors leverage technology to better serve their clients, and he will be critically important in developing the best-in-class tools that will underpin Rockefeller Wealth Management’s differentiated service offerings.”