Adam Horowitz, who served in various roles at Merrill Lynch for more than a decade, is rejoining Bank of America Merrill Lynch [BAC] as head of its Europe, Middle East, Africa global client coverage.

In his newly created role, which will base him in London, Horowitz will be responsible for building partnerships between wealth management and institutional businesses, as well as developing external referral partnerships. He will report to Michael Sullivan, head of global client coverage, and David Jervais, head of EMEA wealth management.

During his 11 years at Merrill Lynch, Horowitz played a large part in the emerging markets branch of the bank. He served as head of emerging markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, for which he was in charge of all of the bank’s business across these markets including asset management, equity, debt markets and origination. He also served as chairman of the emerging market steering committee.

Along with Clifford Sachs, Horowitz, who also served as CEO of Merrill Lynch South Africa, is credited with building Merrill’s equity franchise in South Africa. A native of South Africa, Horowitz left the country in 1986.

Prior to his work at Merrill, Horowitz was based at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. He left Merrill three years ago for undisclosed reasons.

Merrill Lynch declined to grant an interview with Horowitz for this story.

According to the Harvard Press, Horowitz and his wife bought the Harvard general store in February 2007 from the previous owner, Joyce Garrick. The couple has ties to Harvard through Lyn Horowitz’s great aunt and mother.

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