NU Online News Service, Nov. 8, 2004, 4:25 p.m. EST

Wilmington Trust Corp., Wilmington, Del., has hired Peter Atwater.[@@]

Atwater will be senior vice president and head of relationship management at Wilmington’s wealth advisory business. He will oversee the wealth advisory unit’s national sales and service activities.

Atwater previously was chief financial officer of Juniper Financial Corp., Wilmington. Before that, he was chief executive officer of the private client Services group at Bank One Corp., Chicago.