PEOPLE - FINANCIAL

PEOPLE - FINANCIAL

EDWIN MRUK & PARTNERS (New York) - Patricia E. Barrett was named partner specializing in executive recruitment for the banking industry.

She was director of financial services and principal of Arthur Young Executive Resource Consultants and previously served as director of trade policy for the National Foreign Trade Council Inc.MERRILL LYNCH & CO. (New York) - David H. Komansky was named national sales director ofMerrill Lynch Consumer Markets. He will have management responsibility for Merrill Lynch's 480 retail sales offices nationwide.

He was president and chief executive officer of Fine Homes International.