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Huntington National Bank in Columbus, Ohio, said Dennis Bassett, the senior managing director at Bank One Capital Markets Inc. for Indiana, Kentucky, and southern Ohio, as its own Indiana president. He succeeded Greg Sheridan, who will retire from the Huntington Bancshares unit in September.

Mr. Bassett has held the Bank One post since 1998, when Bank One Corp. bought his previous employer, First Chicago NBD Corp. He had been a senior vice president at that company and its manager of large corporate banking in same the region.


Bank One Corp. in Chicago has promoted Jaye Morgan Williams, a senior vice president and managing director, to lead its community investment department.She reports to R. Michael Welborn, head of retail banking.

Ms. Williams was the head of administration, strategic planning, and finance for Bank One’s international group. She has 20 years of banking experience in relationship management, capital markets, credit and risk management, product and portfolio management, and treasury services.


MIDDLE ATLANTICDime Savings Bank of New York has hired John J. Mulvanerty as its commercial banking manager for New York City and Westchester County and Robert C. Lemaire for the same job in New Jersey.

Both were named senior vice presidents, and both report to Don Schwartz, executive vice president and general manager for business banking.

Mr. Mulvanerty came from $15.4 billion-asset European American Bank in New York, which ABN Amro Holding NV agreed in February to sell to Citigroup Inc. He was the group vice president responsible for New York City commercial business development. Before joining EAB he had led the New York metropolitan commercial division of the old Fleet Bank in Jersey City as a senior vice president. He had come to Fleet in 1996 when it bought National Westminster Bank N.J., his employer for nine years, from Britain’s National Westminster Bank PLC.

Mr. Lemaire came from First Union National Bank, where in 16 years he had risen to a senior vice presidency in middle-market banking, a job that had him managing a portfolio of public and privately owned corporate accounts. He had started his banking career as a loan officer at First Jersey National Bank (also later acquired by Fleet).

The Dime Bancorp subsidiary also promoted Gary R. Olson, a senior vice president, to be the senior relationship manager of Long Island commercial banking.

He had been a relationship manager in its New York City commercial banking division since he joined Dime in 1997. Before that he had held corporate banking jobs in Europe, Asia, and the United States at Chase Manhattan Bank, his employer for 24 years.

He reports to Brian Stone, a senior vice president and the director of Long Island commercial banking.


SOUTHEASTColonial BancGroup in Montgomery, Ala., has promoted Sally Hudson, a senior vice president, to director of information technology for the company and its Colonial Bank. She reports to Sarah H. Moore, executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Ms. Hudson was the information technology manager for nine years at Colonial Mortgage Co., where she began her 22-year banking career.


WESTUBS Warburg in New York has hired Thomas Thornhill 3d, the global director of semiconductor industry research at Banc of America Securities LLC, as a senior semiconductor analyst and a managing director.

He is based in San Francisco and reports to Raul Esquivel, the director of U.S. research.

Mr. Thornhill worked at Banc of America Securities for 11 years.

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