W.G. "Gerry" Jurgensen, a prominent First Chicago NBD Corp. executive, has been tapped to head commercial banking products after the merger with Banc One Corp. planned for this year.

Thomas McDowell, 59, a First Chicago executive, had been slated to oversee commercial products at the new Banc One. But Mr. McDowell now plans to retire at yearend, a spokesman confirmed.

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