Banking: New Boss for the Biggest

For the officers of many major corporations, the man to see about a particularly complicated loan has been Alden Winship Clausen, vice chairman of the San Francisco-based Bank of America. Outside the corridors of corporate power, however, Clausen is almost unknown. He belongs to few clubs and, unlike many bankers, has never headed a Chamber of Commerce. From now on, he will operate more in the public eye. Last week Bank of America directors chose "Tom" Clausen, 46, to become president and chief executive of the world's largest commercial bank.

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