M.B.A., William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester
Summary of Experience
Mr. Willett has over 25 years of experience in financial and executive management. He is the former chief operating officer of Merrill Lynch Europe, Middle East & Africa, responsible for the firm's business activities in the region, including private client, institutional investor, investment banking, securities trading, and asset management. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., responsible for the company's audit, controller, tax, credit, investor relations, and treasury functions. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Willett served six years with Chase Manhattan Bank, where he was vice president in the Chase financial policy division. Since 2002, he has served as a director of the Marsico Investment Fund and chair of its audit committee.