Mike S. Zafirovski, former president of Motorola, as chief executive of Nortel Networks.

Deryck C. Maughan, former vice chairman and head of Citigroup's international operations, as head of Asian operations of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.

John Gieve, British civil servant, as deputy governor of the Bank of England.

James Dimon, president of J.P. Morgan Chase, as chief executive, six months ahead of schedule.

John F. Killian, chief financial officer of Verizon Communications, as head of Verizon's MCI unit once the merger of the two companies is completed.

James W. Brinkley, vice chairman of Legg Mason, as vice chairman of Smith Barney's global private client group.


John W. Marriott III, 44, son of chief executive J.W. "Bill" Marriott Jr., as executive vice president of Marriott International, to head the family investment fund.

Robert A. Peck, as president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, after four years.

John D. Graham, as the Bush administration's regulatory czar at the Office of Management and Budget, to become dean of the Rand Graduate School.

Matt Serletic, as chief executive of Virgin Records, after a relatively hit-less, three-year run.

Neil French, as creative director of the WPP Group, after reportedly deriding female creative executives during a speech at an industry conference.

BankBoston, from Argentina, where it has operated since 1917.