November 01, 2005

Wachovia Hires Director of Network Management
Karen Curtin was named director of network management for the general bank distribution team of Wachovia (Charlotte, N.C.).

She will lead Wachovia's network planning efforts for its 3,100 financial centers and more than 5,000 ATMs. Curtin joins Wachovia from Washington Mutual.

Rhodes Named Citi CEO
William R. Rhodes was appointed president and CEO of Citibank, the banking division of Citigroup (New York). He replaces Robert B. Willumstad. Rhodes, who joined Citibank in 1957, currently holds several executive positions with the firm, including senior international officer for Citigroup, responsible for global relationships with clients, governments and other official institutions.

Identrus Hires CTO
Identrus hired Mark Hicks as CTO. Hicks formerly was senior vice president of corporate information security at Bank of America (Charlotte, N.C.).

Diebold Names Execs
Diebold (Canton, Ohio) promoted Thomas W. Swidarski, previously SVP, financial self-service group, to president and COO; and Kevin J. Krakora to VP and CFO. Krakora formerly was VP, acting CFO and corporate controller of the company.