Wells Fargo Advisors Names Joann Neau As New Head Of Marketing

St. Louis, March 4, 2016 - Wells Fargo Advisors today announced that JoAnn Neau has been named its new head of marketing.

Neau, previously the marketing leader for Wells Fargo’s Abbot Downing business, will report to Marshall Butler, head of marketing for Wealth & Investment Management at Wells Fargo.

Neau will lead the team that provides strategic marketing counsel and support for Wells Fargo Advisors’ product and advice groups as well as the firm’s retail brokerage, bank-based, independent and WellsTrade™ business channels. She will also serve on the Wells Fargo Advisors’ Operating Committee.

“We’re delighted to have JoAnn take on this new role at a time when Wells Fargo Advisors is positioned for accelerated growth. She is a practiced professional who brings in-depth insight into marketing disciplines, including digital marketing, as well as solid experience across brokerage and wealth management,” said Butler.

Before joining Wells Fargo, Neau led the delivery of marketing and communications strategies for the RBC Wealth Management business in the United States, where she also had responsibility for the digital channel strategy for the global wealth management platform. This included the development of online, social media and mobility strategies.

Neau serves on the board of trustees for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a master’s degree in business administration in marketing and finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

About Wells Fargo Advisors

With $1.4 trillion in client assets as of December 31, 2015, Wells Fargo Advisors provides investment advice and guidance to clients through 14,960 full-service financial advisors and 3,933 licensed bankers. This vast network of advisors, one of the nation’s largest, serves investors through locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Wells Fargo Advisors is the trade name used by two separate registered broker-dealers and non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company: Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (members SIPC). Statistics include other broker-dealers of Wells Fargo & Company. www.wellsfargoadvisors.com

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,700 locations, approximately 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.