Merrill Lynch Appoints Byron Vielehr E-Business Chief For Asset Management

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NEW YORK--Merrill Lynch has brought onboard Byron Vielehr, an expert in asset-management technology, as the Global Head of E-Business for Merrill Lynch’s Asset Management Group (AMG). Vielehr is formerly from Strong Funds in Milwaukee, where he was Vice President of Electronic Commerce. While there he developed an Internet presence for Strong’s mutual fund business. Mr. Vielehr was also named a Fund Titan of 1999 by Ignites.com, a web site devoted to the mutual fund industry.Before joining S