Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC today appointed three executives to senior leadership positions within the retail brokerage firm.

Eduardo Queen has been named strategy director for Wells Fargo Advisors, where he will oversee efforts to refine and develop business strategies for Wells Fargo Advisors. Queen previously worked at Citi and Smith Barney where he developed new strategies and ventures for the high net worth and mass affluent markets. Prior to that Queen worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Sao Paulo and Toronto, mainly in the financial services sector.

Wells Fargo has also named Diane Gabriel to lead the WellsTrade business for Wells Fargo Advisors. She will be responsible for the strategic direction and management of the brokerage firm's online trading platform. Formerly the managing director of the Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network Branch network, Gabriel is also a former financial advisor and branch manager with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.

Bob McCarthy has been named director of Regulatory Policy, a newly created position where he will be responsible for ensuring that the brokerage firm maintains a consistent and integrated approach to assessing and implementing new corporate and regulatory policy. McCarthy will also be responsible for ensuring that brokerage regulatory policy is consistent with the policies and strategic direction of Wells Fargo's Wealth Brokerage Retirement group, the broader organizational unit with which Wells Fargo Advisors is aligned within Wells Fargo & Company.

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