Fidelity Investments has named Rodger A. Lawson, a longtime executive with Prudential Financial, president of the firm’s holding company, FMR Corp.

Up until the spring, when he stepped down from the post, Lawson was most recently vice chairman at Prudential, responsible for the international insurance and investments division. Before that, he was executive vice president at the firm. Prior to joining Prudential in 1996, he was president and chief executive officer of VanEck Global and president and chief executive officer of global private banking and mutual funds for Bankers Trust.

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