James H. Hance, the retired chief financial officer at Bank of America, joined Morgan Stanley's board in July.
JPMorgan Chase hired William Rifkin as vice chairman of mergers and acquisitions in its investment banking area. He formerly was chair of global mergers and acquisitions at Merrill Lynch.
Mark W. Midkiff, a former Wachovia chief risk officer, has landed at UnionBanCal Corp. in San Francisco as deputy chief credit officer.
Patrick Burke was named senior executive vice president and CEO of HSBC Finance Corp's card and retail services division.
Bank of America named Steve Baranoff as chairman of global mergers and acquisitions, and Stefan Selig as executive vice chairman of its global corporate and investment bank.