Smith Barney Hires Two Ex-Lehman Staff To Head Key New York

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Areas Smith Barney has placed two ex-Lehman Brothers treasury managers in key positions at its New York headquarters, according to Jack Lehman, executive vice president and co-head of the commodities division. Lehman says he is currently looking for a head of trading to be based in New York.

George Miragaya fills a new position as head of sales for currency-related businesses in New York and Linda Peretz is the new arbitrage trader.

Both Miragaya and Peretz held similar positions at Lehman a