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Job Bank – Oct. 2

By Reuters Staff
October 2, 2008

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The following are job changes within the financial industry for Oct. 2, linked where possible to personal and company profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

BANK OF AMERICA CORP
The bank said John Thain, chief executive of Merrill Lynch & Co Inc, will be president of global banking, securities, and wealth management when his company is acquired by the bank next year.

CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP LLC
The hedge fund said it hired three former Lehman Brothers executives to expand its fixed-income business. Alex Maddox, who had been managing director of securitized products trading at Lehman, will be Citadel’s head of securitized products in Europe. Timothy Bryan Wilkinson, a former head of fixed income proprietary trading at Lehman, and John Alexander Goodridge, will join Citadel’s proprietary trading group. All will report to Patrik Edsparr who joined Citadel from JP Morgan earlier this year as the head of global fixed income and to run the hedge fund’s European division.

HURON CONSULTING GROUP
The financial consulting services firm appointed Mark Barnes as a managing director in its health and education consulting practice. Barnes was previously with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND

The state fund announced five executive appointments. It named Jay Stewart as chief financial officer, Harrison Jerome as chief operating officer and Doug Stewart as chief risk officer. It also hired Rebecca Wanta as chief information officer and Carol Newman as general counsel.

WITHERS GROUP
The law firm appointed Adam Duthie as a partner in its London corporate team who will take over as head of the European corporate practice. Duthie was previously with Bevan Brittan.

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