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Gerald Mintz, senior vice president, acquisitions and development at Thomson Financial Services, will replace David Branch as president and chief executive officer of American Banker/Bond Buyer, a division of Thomson. Mintz joined TFS in 1993 as president of the Asset Backed Securities Group, a position he held until last September, when he was assigned to his present role. Prior to joining TFS, Mintz was a senior vice president at EJV Partners, where he oversaw sales, marketing and custome