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Former Schwab Exec to Lead Fidelity Institutional Platform Business

November 25, 2008 ( - Fidelity Investments has named Charles G. Goldman, former executive vice president and head of Schwab Institutional, as president of Institutional Platforms for Fidelity Institutional Products Group.

By Rebecca Moore | November 25, 2008

In this role, Goldman will be responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan for Fidelity's new Institutional Platform business, which comprises Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services, National Financial, and Fidelity Family Office Services, according to the Fidelity announcement. He also will have management responsibility for HybridOne, an offering designed to help firms and advisers manage their commission- and fee-based business, as well as a new international clearing initiative.

Goldman will join Fidelity in early 2009 and report to Michael K. Clark, president of Fidelity Institutional Products Group, the announcement said.

At Schwab, Goldman was executive vice president and head of Schwab Institutional, responsible for developing and implementing an accelerated growth strategy for Schwab Institutional and for running its day-to-day business operations. Prior to this position, Goldman served as executive vice president of Strategy and Corporate Development, senior vice president of Corporate Development, and senior vice president of Venture Capital Investing.