CIT Group, which went through a prepackaged bankruptcy last year, will appoint a new chief executive this week, when the company’s board of directors meets, according to a company spokesman.

“CIT’s board of directors will appoint an interim chief executive officer when it meets early next week. The search for a permanent CEO continues to progress as the board seeks to fill this position in an expeditious manner,” Curt Ritter, spokesman for CIT, confirmed with IDD via an email on Friday.

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