PONCE FEDERAL BANK in Puerto Rico said its president and chief operating officer, Rafael Blanco, has assumed the additional post of chief executive officer.

He replaces Hans Hertell, who resigned as chief executive in June.

STATE BANK of Long Island, New Hyde Park, N.Y., has appointed Carl R. Bruno a director of the bank and its holding company, State Bancorp.

Mr, Bruno is chief financial officer of DiFazio Electric, a major electrical contractor based in Deer Park, N.Y.

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