She is currently a member of Chase's policy council and will continue to report to Marc Shapiro, vice-chairman of finance and risk management. The Secure Trust Banking Group (STBG) has appointed two new board members. Ron Paston will become deputy chairman and Colin Wakelin will be made an additional non-executive director. Paston has been executive director of STBG since 1985 and chief executive of Secure Trust Bank since 1973. Wakelin is currently a non-executive director of Arbuthnot Latham, a subsidiary of STBG. He was formerly chief executive and deputy chairman of Investec (UK), where he still holds a non-executive directorship. State Street Global has appointed John A Fiore as chief information officer and head of its IT group. Fiore joined SSgA in 1992 from Coopers and Lybrand, and began his career at Raytheon designing computer simulations for the US Department of Defense. Peter Middleton, former chief executive of Lloyd's of London and, most recently, chief executive, Europe, of Salomon Smith Barney, is joining financial PR firm Lehmann Communications as a non-executive board member. He will be helping Lehmann develop its specialist insurance and banking activities.