First Maryland Bancorp, Baltimore, has promoted John A. Emens to president of its greater Washington market.

He remains an executive vice president and First Maryland's director of corporate banking, a job he has held since 1996.

Earlier Mr. Emens led First Maryland's international banking group and its national division. Still earlier he was vice president and general manager of its London branch. First Maryland Bancorp is a subsidiary of Allied Irish Banks PLC.

As Washington market president Mr. Emens succeeded Walter R. Fatzinger Jr., who is returning to an investment management operation he led in the early 1980s.

Mr. Fatzinger has been hired as president and chief executive officer of ASB Capital Management, now a unit of Chevy Chase Bank.

American Security Bank of Washington created ASB Capital in 1983. Mr. Fatzinger was then a trust officer at the bank.

He was the bank's president in the early 1990s, when MNC Financial Inc. of Baltimore bought it.

NationsBank bought MNC Financial in 1993, and Mr. Fatzinger joined First Maryland the next year. NationsBank sold ASB Capital to Chevy Chase Bank in November 1997.

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