Claudia Marmolejo

Ms. Marmolejo, who has been an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley since 2006, is now at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) providing legal coverage to the company's Chief Investment Officer, its Chief investment Strategist as well as the firm's Global Investment Committee.  In addition, she is in charge of all referral agreements between MSSB and its parent companies (Morgan Stanley and Citigroup).

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Ms. Marmolejo was at Citigroup from 2002-2006, as Regional General Counsel at Citigroup Asset Management (CAM), Latin America, where she had responsibility over five local businesses located in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, as well as Miami-based teams for off-shore sales. Prior to joining CAM, Ms. Marmolejo was a Senior Regional Counsel for Citi's Corporate and Investment Bank, and Pension and Insurance businesses, covering Citi's interests in all of Latin America.

Ms. Marmolejo was an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP from 1999-2002, where she worked at the Mergers & Acquisitions, Latin America Practice Groups--Brazil Department, focused on cross-border acquisitions, multi-jurisdictional tender offers, strategic alliances, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, private equity and IPOs.  Prior to joining Skadden, Ms. Marmolejo was an Associate at Brown & Wood LLP (now Sidley & Austin LLP) specializing in public offerings and private placement of debt, collateralized debt and equity securities, exchange offers and acquisitions for private and public issuers in Latin America, from 1996 through 1999.

Ms. Marmolejo holds an LLM degree from Columbia University and a law degree from University of Buenos Aires, Law School. She is also fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Ms. Marmolejo is also committed to philanthropy, and is currently a board member for two not-for-profit organizations: Turnaround for Children (Audit and Finance Committees) and Day One (Governance and Fundraising Committees).