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Gershman Makes Change

Forty-five years after the company was started, Solon Gershman Inc. has changed presidents. Thomas A. Stern, an employee since 1966, is the new president.

Founder Solon Gershman is not relinquishing his post as chairman. The Clayton firm has 50 employees.

Gershman manages 1,000 apartments and 1.5 million square feet of office and shopping center space, and is also a residential brokerage. Fred Faust

***** Genelco Goes To Mexico

Genelco Inc., a St. Louis-based computer software company, has opened its first international subsidiary, Genelco de Mexico in Mexico City.

"With the increased demand for private insurance in Central and South America, the subsidiary will provide Genelco's client base with much needed support," the company said.

Genelco's software is used in computer networks, client-server applications and graphic user interfaces for the life and health insurance industry. It is a subsidiary of General American Life Insurance Co.

Genelco's has customers in Canada, Spain, Indonesia, The People's Republic of China, Taiwan and Korea. Robert Manor

***** Venture Gets Fresh Look

The Venture store in Alton is completing a 12 week-remodeling project that involved more than 3,000 gallons of fresh paint, 55,000 new floor tiles and 30,000 square feet of carpeting. …