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Five questions for ... Mark Stoeckle
Five questions for ... Mark Stoeckle

For more than two decades, Baltimore fund companies Adams Express Co. and Petroleum & Resources Corp. had been under the direction of a single CEO and chairman. But with the retirement of Doug Ober this year, the two have seen a shake-up at the top. Longtime director Kathleen McGahran, who is based in Florida, was named chair. And to find a CEO, the companies went to Massachusetts. Mark E. Stoeckle had been the chief investment officer of the U.S. Equities and Global Sector Funds for BNP Paribas Investment Partners in Boston before he was tapped to take over as CEO in February. Ober, who aided in the search of his successor, said the companies wanted a CEO with a strong...