MIDWEST

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has hired Todd Morgano as its assistant vice president of public information.

Morgano was the vice president of corporate communications at National City Bank. Before that he was a management supervisor at Northlich Inc. and earlier a spokesman for Progressive Insurance Co.


MIDDLE ATLANTICDeutsche Bank AG of Frankfurt has hired Masaya Okoshi and Sean George from Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. as managing directors in the global credit trading division of the global markets unit.

The executives are based in New York.

Okoshi was the head of investment grade trading for North America at Merrill. He had worked in its investment grade and high-yield trading group since 1998.

George was the head of credit derivatives trading for North America at Merrill. Before that he was a corporate credit trader at UBS AG.


SOUTHEASTSunTrust Banks Inc. of Atlanta has promoted Robert Blair to senior vice president of commercial card services in its treasury and payment solutions division.

Blair managed a technology investment portfolio and oversaw the technology integrations after merger closings as a senior vice president of enterprise delivery services.

Before joining SunTrust, he was the chief information officer and chief product executive at Vital Processing Services LLC.

Earlier he was the chief information officer at CitiStreet LLC, a joint venture of Citigroup Inc. and State Street Corp. (ING Financial Services bought CitiStreet in July.)


WESTUnion Bank of San Francisco, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., has hired Greg Cicero as executive vice president of its global treasury management division.

Cicero was a senior manager and the head of working capital solutions at Bank of New York Mellon Corp., where he had worked since 2007, when Bank of New York Co. bought his previous employer, Mellon Financial Corp.

At Mellon, he was most recently the director of products for the cash management business.

Before that he was a project manager for both paper-based and electronic services.

He had worked for Mellon since 1983, when he joined the company as the manager of an operations analysis and consulting team in the global cash management division.

Before that he was a senior consultant and oversaw systems design and installation for large manufacturing companies at Andersen Consulting.

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