CHICAGO - Now that James Dimon is nearly finished making senior-level executive appointments at Bank One Corp., the banking company's chairman and chief executive officer is said to be training his sights on the company's board of directors.

Mr. Dimon was unavailable to comment Friday. But in response to an inquiry a Bank One spokesman said: "The board takes seriously the whole issue of board governance, and Jamie has told analysts [that the board has] not only reviewed the company but also the composition of the board and he has acknowledged the board is very large."

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