Verizon Communications Inc., the $67.7 billion telecom company based in New York City, named Thomas Bartlett treasurer and senior vice president. He succeeds Bill Heitmann, who was named senior vice president of finance. Bartlett, 46, was most recently Verizon's senior vice president of investor relations, after serving as president of a business unit, Global Solutions Inc. Before Bell Atlantic Corp. and GTE Corp. merged to form Verizon in 2000, Bartlett served as president and CEO of Bell Atlantic's international wireless unit. Earlier, he was CEO of Grupo Iusacell.

UAL Corp., the $13.7 billion Chicago-based parent of United Airlines, named Kathryn Mikells treasurer and vice president. She replaces Jeff Kawalsky, who left to become treasurer of Culligan International Co. Mikells, 39, most recently was UAL's vice president of corporate real estate. Since joining UAL in 1994, she has served as director of corporate planning, CFO of the frequent flyer program, Mileage Plus, and director of financial analysis. Earlier, she worked at GE Capital Corp. and Household International.

Saint-Gobain Corp., a $6.5 billion holding company for the North American businesses of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, a French maker of construction products, named M. Shawn Puccio vice president of finance. She replaces George Amoss, who retired. Puccio, 43, joined the Valley Forge, Pa.?? 1/2 based company in 2002 as vice president of internal control services. Earlier, she was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

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