Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management has recruited an executive from Morgan Stanley to help lead its client services business.

Deutsche announced Tuesday it has hired Jason Dudley as a director and regional executive for the firm's Atlanta Private Client Services office. Dudley, who was vice president and complex business development manager at Morgan Stanley, will report to Haig Ariyan, Deutsche's managing director and co-head of wealth management in the Americas.

“We are excited that Jason has joined our team, as his extensive experience and deep relationships will be critical to growing our business in the Atlanta region,” Ariyan said in a statement.

Dudley has 17 years of relevant industry experience. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Dudley was a senior resident director managing Merrill Lynch’s branch in Cumming, Ga., where he was responsible for all day-to-day operations.

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