John S. Wadsworth, Jr.

Advisory Director,
Morgan Stanley

Mr. John (Jack) S. Wadsworth, Jr. is the Honorary Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and an Advisory Director of Morgan Stanley, globally based in San Francisco. Mr. Wadsworth joined Morgan Stanley as a Managing Director in 1978. In 1987, he moved to Japan as President of Morgan Stanley Japan, Chairman of its Executive and Operating Committees, and as Head of the Firm’s investment banking business in Asia. In 1992, Mr. Wadsworth moved to Hong Kong as Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia. In 2001, he moved from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Mr. Wadsworth is Vice Chairman of the Asia Society’s Board of Trustees, the Vice Chairman of the Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC) United States Member Committee, the Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance Committee and Director of PBEC International, a Trustee of Williams College, and a Board member of the Guggenheim Museum of New York. Mr. Wadsworth also serves as an Advisory Board member of the Softbank Asia Infrastructure Fund, a member of the International Advisory Board of Walden International, a member of the board of Pixar Animation Studios, and as a General Partner of Manitou Ventures. Mr. Wadsworth began his investment banking career with The First Boston Corporation in 1963. When he left in 1978 he was Executive Vice President, a member of the Management Committee and the board, and Co-head of the Investment Banking Department. Mr. Wadsworth earned a BA from Williams College in 1961, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1963.