PERSONNEL

PERSONNEL

John Prout, foreign exchange manager at Mitsui Trust and Banking Co. in London, is leaving the bank's London office to return to New York, where he will be joining Mitsui's corporate finance group. The American-born Prout has been with Mitsui London for three years. Hirataka Taki, currently a manager in Mitsui's money operation, will be replacing him. The Japanese-born Taki has been with Mitsui London for four years.

Banking systems firm Winter Partners has appointed Steve Popple as director