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By Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 11--The hiring of a North Carolinian as Wachovia Corp.'s chief executive gave local officials hope yesterday that the bank would remain committed to a large presence in Winston-Salem.
By Christina Rexrode, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jul. 10--Even in a coterie of strong leaders, Robert Steel stands out. As chairman of Duke University's trustees, Steel commands a 37-member board that includes a former speaker of the N.C.
Wachovia, which provides retail banking and brokerage, asset and wealth management services, has appointed Robert Steel as CEO, president and member of the board of directors, effective immediately. The company has said that Lanty Smith will continue in his role as Wachovia's chairman.
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