Sunbeam Corp. of Delray Beach, Fla., said Thursday that former chairman and chief executive officer Albert J. Dunlap and former chief financial officer Russell A. Kersh have resigned from its board of directors. Also resigning from the board is outside director William T. Rutter, a senior vice president of First Union National Bank of Florida. The bank is a unit of First Union Corp., one of Sunbeam's lenders.

Mr. Rutter will be succeeded on the board's audit committee by Faith Whittlesey, an outside director since 1996.

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