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JPMorgan’s Pinto Shuffles Deputies, Names Hernandez Unit Co-Head

April 07, 2014

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People stand inside of JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters in New York. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM:US) named Carlos Hernandez co-head of global banking with Jeff Urwin as corporate and investment-banking chief Daniel Pinto overhauls the division’s leadership.

Hernandez and Urwin, 58, will manage corporate banking, investment banking and treasury services, according to a staff memo today from Pinto. Hernandez previously led New York-based JPMorgan’s investor-services team. Don McCree, 52, who was named head of corporate banking and treasury services in a 2012 reorganization, is leaving the firm, according to the memo.

Pinto, 51, became sole investment-banking chief of the biggest U.S. lender by assets last month after Mike Cavanagh, 48, left to join private-equity firm Carlyle Group LP. The surprise departure forced Pinto to restructure reporting lines, promoting veterans including Hernandez, who joined JPMorgan in the 1980s and rose to head of global equities and other roles.

John Horner, who managed the markets and investor-services financing units, will succeed Hernandez as head of investor services. Joyce Chang was named global head of research, filling the position after Tom Schmidt asked for a new role.

Oversight of the bank’s remaining commodities operation will be shared by James Kenny and Troy Rohrbaugh, who were named co-heads of global rates, foreign exchange, commodities and emerging markets, according to the memo. Blythe Masters, 45, said last week she planned to leave the firm after helping complete the $3.5 billion sale of its physical commodities unit to Mercuria Energy Group Ltd.

Guy America and Matt Cherwin will become co-heads of global credit, including emerging markets, securitized products and public finance, according to the memo, whose contents were reported earlier today by the New York Times.

To contact the reporter on this story: Hugh Son in New York at hson1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Peter Eichenbaum at peichenbaum@bloomberg.net Steven Crabill, Dan Kraut

Daniel Pinto became sole investment-banking chief of JPMorgan Chase & Co. last month after Mike Cavanagh left to join private-equity firm Carlyle Group LP. Source: JPMorgan Chase & Co. via Bloomberg People stand inside of JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters in New York. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

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