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 John Middleton will be leaving Thomson Global Markets to join Market News International as European sales director. Middleton handled European sales at TGM--formerly known as Technical Data.

 Bahvesh Patel is leaving Merrill Lynch at the end of this week to join Salomon Smith Barney. Patel joined Merrill last year as vice president of custom application development from Reuters, where he had worked for 11 years (IMD, March 16, 1998). At Salomon Smith Barney, Patel will be area manager, handl