MIDDLE ATLANTIC

The Citibank private bank, a unit of Citigroup Inc., has named Ed McGorry and Mindy Krackow private banking executives in its Jericho, N.Y., office; they are to develop business with high-net-worth people by offering investment management, credit and risk management, trust and estate planning, and personalized banking.

Mr. McGorry was a relationship officer. He began his career at Citibank in 1990 as a financial services representative.

Ms. Krackow returns to Citibank after working at FleetBoston Financial Corp. for a year as a private banker. She had begun working at Citibank 20 years ago as a trust officer specializing in credit and asset management.

The bank unit has also hired Kathy Flock and Linda Globuschultz to be relationship officers.

Ms. Flock was a private banking relationship officer at Cleveland-based Key Bank, where she worked for three years.

Ms. Globuschultz was an assistant vice president and relationship administrator for four years in Fleet's private banking group.

First Data Corp. has named William D. Thomas president of Western Union International, the company's Paramus, N.J.-based international money transfer division.

Mr. Thomas, 48, joins Western Union from Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he was president of the international division of Mead Johnson Nutritional, a 2,800-person subsidiary with operations in Asia, Latin America, Canada, and Europe. He went to work for Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1987 after holding jobs at Procter & Gamble and International Multifoods.

At Western Union, he is to succeed Edward J. Fuhrman, who plans to retire in December.


SOUTHEASTHibernia National Bank has promoted Ryan Finnan, Gary Charlton, Lacy Hall, and Sherree Coulson to assistant vice president. The bank also hired Todd Fitts to be an assistant vice president.

Mr. Finnan and Mr. Charlton were assigned to indirect lending, the former in Louisiana and the latter in Texas. Mr. Finnan joined Hibernia in 1995 and has seven years of banking experience.

Mr. Charlton had been an indirect credit supervisor since joining the bank last year. He has six years of lending experience.

Ms. Hall was promoted in and Mr. Fitts was hired for the trust unit. She was a trust officer and now manages personal and court-appointed trust accounts for customers in the Texarkana, Tex., area. She has three years of banking experience.

Mr. Fitts is responsible for offering investment and trust planning services in the Marshall, Tex., area. He was an assistant district attorney of Harrison County, Tex.

Ms. Coulson was promoted in the commercial lending unit. She manages operations for loan applications, maintenance, and customer service in the commercial banking department in Texarkana. She was a loan administration officer and joined the bank in 1996. Ms. Coulson has 21 years of banking experience.

New Orleans-based Hibernia National has $16 billion of assets and is a subsidiary of Hibernia Corp.

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