MANAGEMENT BRIEFS

MANAGEMENT BRIEFS

After a year of searching, Merrill Lynch named John McKinley as its first corporate chief technology officer. McKinley comes fresh from GE Capital, where he held a similar position for nearly three years. He will be a Merrill Lynch senior VP and will be responsible for all of Merrill Lynch's global information technology systems. McKinley will be based in New York and will report to both Merrill Lynch chairman and chief executive David Komansky and president and chief operating officer Herb