J. Michael Bischoff of Marsh & McLennanMarsh &McLennan Cos., an $11.5 billion global professionalservices firm, named J. Michael Bischoff CFO. Hesucceeds Vanessa Wittman, who left to become CFOand senior vice president at Motorola Mobility, a unit ofGoogle. Bischoff, 64, pictured at right, has served as MMC'sinterim CFO since March. Previously he was responsible for leadingMMC's corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, treasury andinvestor relations units. Bischoff joined the company in 1982.

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Entergy Corp., an $11.2 billion integratedenergy company based in New Orleans, appointed Andrew Marsh CFO andexecutive vice president effective in January. He will replaceLeo Denault, who was promoted to chairman and CEO.Marsh, 40, currently serves as vice president of system planningfor Entergy Services. Since joining Entergy in 1998, he has alsoserved as vice president of planning and financial communicationsand vice president of strategic planning.

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Doug Martin of Newell RubbermaidNewellRubbermaid, a $5.8 billion marketer of consumer andcommercial products, named Doug Martin CFO. He succeeds Juan Figuereo, who is steppingdown. Martin, 49, pictured at left, is a 25-year veteran ofthe Atlanta-based company and most recently served as deputyCFO. Prior to that, he was vice president of finance forNewell Consumer, the company's largest unit, vice president offinance for its office products unit, and treasurer and corporatevice president.

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Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack, a $2 billionautomotive service and retail chain in Philadelphia, appointedDavid Stern CFO and executive vicepresident. He replaces Ray Arthur, whoresigned to pursue other interests. Stern, 45, most recentlyserved as CFO, chief administrative officer and executive vicepresident at A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts. Earlier, he workedat Coldwater Creek in positions including corporate controller andvice president of financial planning and analysis. From 2000 to2007, Stern was CFO at Petro Services.

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R.J. O'Brien & Associates, a Chicago-basedfutures brokerage and clearing firm with $2 billion in assets,appointed Jim Gabriele CFO and executive vicepresident of its holding company, RJO Holdings Corp. He succeedsTom Anderson, who left the company last October. Gabriele, 45, joins R.J. O'Brien from Barrington Partners, aconsulting and investment banking firm, where he served as amanagement consultant. From 2009 to 2011 he served asmanaging director for the U.S. office of Butterfield Fulcrum andco-founded the Midwest chapter of the Hedge Funds Association.Earlier, he helped establish and lead Caledonian Fund Services andwas a managing director and CFO of ING's global derivative unitfrom 1993 to 2001.

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Myers Industries, a $755 million manufacturerof polymer products, appointed Greg Branning CFO.He replaces Donald Merril, who has left thecompany. Branning, 51, joins the Akron, Ohio-based companyfrom Danaher Corp., where he most recently served as CFO and vicepresident of finance for one of its subsidiaries,Thomson Industries. Previously, he was president of Acc-SortSystems, another subsidiary of Danaher, and CFO at JoslynHi-Voltage.

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