MIDDLE ATLANTIC

First Maryland Bancorp, Baltimore, the U.S. holding company of Allied Irish Banks PLC, appointed former Dauphin Deposit Corp. executives Robert L. Fryer Jr. and Paul B. Shannon executive vice president and put them on its management committee.

Dauphin Deposit was acquired by First Maryland July 8. Its lead subsidiary, Dauphin Deposit Bank, is now a unit of First Maryland.

Mr. Fryer, who had been Dauphin's president and chief operating officer, will be responsible for First Maryland's credit card business; residential mortgage companies; and activities in brokerage, investment banking, and capital markets. He remains chairman of Dauphin's broker-dealer subsidiary, Hopper Soliday & Co., and reports to Frank P. Bramble, president and chief executive officer of First Maryland.

Mr. Shannon, who had been chief credit policy officer of Dauphin, was named senior credit policy officer for First Maryland's Pennsylvania franchise, managing credit underwriting and loan quality. He will oversee the loan accounting and credit management departments in both York Bank and Trust and Dauphin Deposit.

Mr. Shannon reports to Susan C. Keating, who was earlier named president and chief executive officer of Dauphin Deposit Bank. She had succeeded F. Winfield Trice, who resigned.

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