Ben W. Heineman Jr., longtime general counsel of General Electric, as partner in the public policy group of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr.

Mark Winer, vice president of portfolio strategy at Fannie Mae, as chief risk officer.

James D. Wolfensohn, former World Bank president, as chairman of Citigroup's new International Advisory Board.

Jeffrey M. Peek, chief executive of CIT Group, as director of Freddie Mac.

Michael J. Wolf, McKinsey & Co. managing partner, as president of MTV.

Ralph J. Acampora, former chief technical analyst at Prudential, as head of new technical research group at Knight Capital Group.

Donald E. Powell, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., as head of federal recovery efforts in the Gulf Coast.


Michael V. Korda, as editor in chief of Simon & Schuster, after 37 years.

Michael G. Oxley, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, as member of Congress after this term.

Robert Stansky, as manager of Fidelity's flagship Magellan Fund, and Steven Kaye, as manager of the Growth and Income fund, as part of a continuing shake-up at the results-challenged mutual fund giant.

Paul D. Kaplan, as co-manager of Vanguard's Wellington Fund.

William E. Greehey, as chief executive of Valero Energy, the country's largest independent oil refiner, to be succeeded by William R. Klesse.

Aaron Brown, as prime-time anchor of CNN, to be replaced by rising star Anderson Cooper.

Andrew Gowers, as editor of the Financial Times, over differences with publisher Pearson PLC.

Thomas O. Ryder, as chief executive of Reader's Digest.

Gregory B. Maffei, as co-president and chief financial officer of Oracle, after less than five months at the company.

James N. Stanard, chief executive of Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe, amid federal probe of company's earnings restatement.