Wednesday, November 14, 2007
John Thain leaves the NYSE Euronext CEO position and moves to take the top job at Merrill Lynch. Duncan Niederauer, co-COO and President of NYSE, is expected to become CEO. Thain, a former Goldman Sachs executive, has a great deal of familiarity with mortgage bonds, a useful skill these days. WSJ, Thain to Take Top Job at Merrill.