NEW YORK - FleetBoston Financial Corp. said it has appointed Henrique de Campos Meirelles as senior executive in the New York-New Jersey market. Mr. Meirelles will remain president of the company's global banking and financial services unit.In a press release Monday announcing the appointment, FleetBoston said it is expanding its executive offices in the New York area. The financial services company is looking to open five to 10 branches in Manhattan in addition to the 18 it already has there.

- Dow Jones

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