Morgan Stanley co-head of North American bank group leaves-sources

NEW YORK, April 2 Tue Apr 2, 2013 12:15pm EDT

NEW YORK, April 2 (Reuters) - Travis Machen, who was named co-head of the North American bank group at Morgan Stanley in October, has left the firm, two sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

A Morgan Stanley spokeswoman declined to comment.

Machen, alongside Grant Gregory, ran the North American banking group, which advises depository institutions on mergers and acquisitions and helps them issue stocks and bonds.