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MOVES-Klaus Kleinfeld resigns from Morgan Stanley board -filing

NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - Klaus Kleinfeld has resigned from Morgan Stanley's board, effective immediately, and will not stand for election at its annual meeting, the Wall Street bank said in a filing on Friday.

Kleinfeld, who had been on Morgan Stanley's board since 2012, resigned as chief executive of Arconic Inc earlier this week after a controversy related to his battle with activist hedge fund Elliott Management. (Reporting by Lauren Tara LaCapra; Editing by Matthew Lewis)