Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking appoints Jay Bryson as Chief Economist

Maria Nikolova

Mr Bryson has held the role of Acting Chief Economist since August of 2018.

Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), has announced Jay Bryson’s appointment as Chief Economist for its division. The appointment is effective immediately.

In this role, Mr Bryson is at the helm of a team of the economists and analysts who form the Wells Fargo CIB Economics Group. He and his team provide analysis on economic and financial developments in the United States and major foreign economies that can assist clients in their business decisions. The group also makes forecasts of major macroeconomic variables in these economies.

Mr Bryson has held the role of Acting Chief Economist since August of 2018. Before this, he served as Global Economist at Wells Fargo, providing analysis on macroeconomic and financial developments in the major economies of the world.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 1998, Mr Bryson served as an economist in the Division of International Finance at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the American Economic Association, the Charlotte Economics Club, and the National Association for Business Economics where he served on its board from 2010-2013.

Jay Bryson received his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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