People News: Moves at BofA, UBS, TD Ameritrade, Morgan Stanley

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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has lost six advisors overseeing more than $1 billion of client assets to competitors. [NY Times]

John Thiel will replace Lyle LaMothe as head of Merrill Lynch brokerage. [Bloomberg]

BofA Merrill Lynch named Adam Howard, a veteran JPMorgan banker, to lead its Canadian operations. [Globe and Mail]

BofA Merrill Lynch has hired former Goldman Sachs exec Ryan Holsheimer as head of equity execution services in Asia-Pacific. [Reuters]

TD Ameritrade named Phillip Bowman as chief marketing officer. [Investment News]

Focus Financial named former Fidelity manager Mark Dupont as director of adviser services. [Investment News]

Ashley Jarvis, UBS's global head of business and capital consultancy for prime broking division, has quit just weeks after the Asia-Pacific head of prime broking, David Gray, left UBS. [NY Times]

Merscorp, the firm that tracks documents for U.S. home lenders, named former CitiMortgage chairman Bill Beckmann as president and CEO.[Bloomberg]