Hendel Tapped for BofA Merrill Lynch Post

March 7, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Bank of America Merrill Lynch has turned to Stuart Hendel as managing director and head of Global Prime Brokerage.

A news release said Hendel will be responsible for leading the continued expansion of the company’s prime brokerage businesses on a global basis.

Hendel, who is expected to join the company in June, will be based in New York and report to Tom Patrick and Mike Stewart, co-heads of Global Equities. Additionally, the Global Futures and Derivatives Clearing Services group will report to Hendel and Denis Manelski. Manelski will also continue as head of Global Short Rates Trading.

Hendel began his financial career at Morgan Stanley, where he held a number of leadership roles before moving to multi-strategy hedge fund Eton Park in 2004, where he was a founding partner. In 2007, he returned to Morgan Stanley as global head of Prime Brokerage, and since 2009, he has been head of Global Prime Services at UBS, the news release said.