Old Kent Bank named Ralph Garlick president of Old Kent Bank East, headquartered in Southfield, Mich., and reorganized its corporate banking area in the Macomb market.

Mr. Garlick will maintain offices in Southfield and Macomb.

The subsidiary of Old Kent Financial Corp. also made the following executive changes:

*Paul Irwin was appointed senior vice president, corporate banking. He will oversee the restructuring of the corporate banking division in the Macomb market, including development of small-business and corporate lending groups.

*David Westhoff joined the bank as senior vice president and retail banking manager for the entire Detroit market; he will have offices in Macomb and Southfield to supervise the transition to Old Kent's retail products.

*James Giffin, executive vice president, will assist Mr. Garlick and be chief administrative officer.

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