Todd Locicero was named office manager of UBS Wealth Management Americas' Los Angeles Private Wealth Management office.

The company described the appointment as one that filled a critical role in one of its largest and fastest growing wealth markets. He will report to Jason Chandler, Head of Private Wealth Management.

Locicero joins UBS after eight years at Morgan Stanley and has a proven track record of providing comprehensive private wealth services to ultra high net worth clients, according to a statement from UBS. Most recently, he served as Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management Regional Manager for the Southern California, Arizona and Las Vegas markets, where he was responsible for Private Wealth Advisors and coordination with the investment bank. Locicero also has spent time working as successful financial advisor and branch manager, UBS said.

"Filling this role with someone of Todd’s caliber and experience is key to the successful execution of our UHNW strategy,” Chandler said in the statement. “We plan to continue to expand our Private Wealth Management presence, focusing on the greater Los Angeles area, San Diego, Scottsdale and Denver markets over the coming months."