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UPDATE: Next BofA CEO: The Very Short List

The battle to find a successor for out-going BofA CEO Ken Lewis is heating up. And Charlie Gasparino tells Fast Money who’s most likely to win the top spot.

Despite chatter about finding someone outside the company such as Bill Boardman, the former #2 at Bank One or Chad Gifford the former CEO of Fleet Financial -- sources tell CNBC that the BofA board of directors prefers an insider to run the company.

Following is Gasparino's original list of potential new CEOs:

Name Position
Thomas Montag Head of Global Markets
Barbara DeSoer Bank of America Home Loans
Sallie Krawcheck President of Global Wealth
Brian Moynihan Head of Consumer and Small Business Banking
Joe Price CFO
Greg Curl Chief Risk Officer

And here's how Gasparino is gaming the outcome.

Odds Of Succession
Greg Curl 1:2
Brian Moynihan 1:3
Sallie Krawcheck 1:10

It's worth noting that despite earlier reports, BofA does not want to appoint an interim CEO. Instead they want to make a decision and then move forward.



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