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August 18, 1989 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Lawrence K. Fish, president and chief operating officer of embattled Columbia Savings & Loan in Beverly Hills, resigned Thursday after 17 months on the job. In a telephone interview, Fish, 44, said that he quit voluntarily and that his resignation was not related to the increased scrutiny of Columbia by federal authorities. Officials are looking at Columbia's close ties to the Drexel Burnham Lambert investment bank and Michael R.
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August 18, 1989 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Lawrence K. Fish, president and chief operating officer of embattled Columbia Savings & Loan in Beverly Hills, resigned Thursday after 17 months on the job. In a telephone interview, Fish, 44, said that he quit voluntarily and that his resignation was not related to the increased scrutiny of Columbia by federal authorities. Officials are looking at Columbia's close ties to the Drexel Burnham Lambert investment bank and Michael R.
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March 9, 1990 | Associated Press
Troubled Bank of New England Corp. today named Lawrence K. Fish its chairman and chief executive officer. Fish, a former Bank of Boston executive vice president, replaces Walter Connolly, who oversaw the bank's dramatic growth in the 1980s but was ousted this year after the company suffered massive losses. Much of the trouble has been traced to the bank's aggressive lending practices during a construction boom in the mid-1980s.
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September 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
Bank of New England Corp. said today that it agreed to sell most of Bank of New England-Old Colony, its Rhode Island subsidiary, to Citizens Financial Group of Rhode Island for $75 million. The deal, which requires the approval of federal regulators, is the last big step in the Bank of New England's effort to boost its capital and to restructure and trim its operations.
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May 10, 1990 | JAMES BATES
Another senior executive at Columbia Savings & Loan is leaving the troubled Beverly Hills thrift. Daniel C. Rohr, Columbia's executive vice president and chief credit officer, will join First Bank System in Minneapolis on May 21 as executive vice president and manager of the bank's commercial banking group. A former Continental Bank executive, Rohr, 44, will work for First Bank Chairman John F. Grundhofer, formerly Wells Fargo's top Los Angeles executive.
BUSINESS
March 11, 1988 | TOM FURLONG
Columbia Savings & Loan in Beverly Hills has hired Lawrence K. Fish, a 43-year-old commercial banker from Boston, as president and chief operating officer, the company said Thursday. Fish, executive vice president of the Bank of Boston, will be the right-hand man for Thomas Spiegel, 41, who remains Columbia's chief executive but is giving up the title of president. Spiegel's octogenarian father, Abraham, remains chairman. "The company needs a No.
BUSINESS
April 24, 1990 | JAMES BATES
A top Columbia Savings executive who had been granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for his cooperation in the government's investigation of former Drexel Burnham Lambert junk-bond chief Michael Milken is resigning. The resignation of David A. Sachs, 30, as chief financial officer of the troubled Beverly Hills thrift is effective May 11. Sachs held the post only three months after the thrift's previous chief financial officer left.
BUSINESS
December 18, 1989
Should you be calling yourself "one of America's best managed" savings and loans when the boss is quitting? In at least one ad for certificates of deposit that ran last week in The Times, Columbia Savings & Loan in Beverly Hills touted itself that way, even though a day earlier Chief Executive Thomas Spiegel said he would quit at month's end. Spiegel's exit from the controversial Beverly Hills thrift comes amid growing losses caused by a sharp fall in the value of Columbia's $3.
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