Executive Changes: Amazon.com Marketer Joins FleetBoston's Robertson

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FleetBoston Robertson Stephens Inc. in San Francisco has hired Allen Olivo as chief marketing officer.

Mr. Olivo will be in charge of public relations, advertising, events, creative services, and Internet marketing for the investment bank.

He was vice president of corporate marketing, in charge of global communications, for Seattle-based Amazon.com. Earlier he was in charge of marketing communications for Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer, Inc.


LaSalle Bank, a division of Dutch ABN Amro, has hired Joseph Bagnato as a vice president in its broker-dealer services division. He will be based in Basking, N.J., and report to John Coban, first vice president and director of sales. Mr. Bagnato, 41, came from the retail trading department of SG Cowen & Co. in New York. He has 19 years of banking experience.

Ford Motor Credit Co. in Dearborn, Mich., has hired Barrett Burns as executive vice president of global risk management.

Mr. Burns, 54, was the operations and risk management director and co-manager for e-commerce alliances for Banc One Credit Co. Earlier he was group credit officer for U.S. and consumer banking at Citibank.

Mr. Burns will report to Donald A. Winkler, chairman and chief executive officer of the automotive finance company, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Co.


The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has promoted Brian L. Peters to a senior vice presidency in its bank supervision group

Mr. Peters is in charge of financial examinations. He had been a vice president since 1998. He joined the bank in 1990 as a bank examiner and was named as an examining officer in 1995 and an assistant vice president in 1996.

The New York Fed also promoted David H. Friedman to a vice presidency in its financial services group, of which he will be senior administrative officer.

Mr. Friedman had been an assistant vice president in the group since 1998. He joined the bank in the public information, bank relations, and planning and control functions group in 1967 and was promoted to officer rank in 1996. …