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Comerica Inc., Detroit, has hired Michael D. Blewitt as senior vice president and chief learning officer.

Mr. Blewitt was vice president of corporate training and development at U.S. Robotics, Skokie, Ill. Before that he was director of customer education at General Electric Co.

FirstMerit Bank, Akron, Ohio, the lead subsidiary of FirstMerit Corp., hired Dale Duboskas as a vice president and team leader of business banking.

Mr. Duboskas was a vice president and relationship manager at Star Bank. Earlier he was vice president and team leader in FirstMerit's commercial loan department.

In addition, Tom Gaston was promoted to vice president and manager of private banking. He had been vice president of commercial lending at EST National Bank, a subsidiary that FirstMerit Bank absorbed.

Margaret Cutcher and Kathyrn Helmuth were promoted to assistant vice president-Ms. Cutcher in private banking, Ms. Helmuth in business Banking. Ms. Cutcher had been a private banking officer and Ms. Helmuth a business loan officer.

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