KeyCorp announces retirement of Vice Chair and Chief Administrative Officer

 KeyCorp announces retirement of Vice Chair and Chief Administrative Officer

Vice Chair and CAO Thomas C. Stevens to Retire June 2013

PR Newswire

CLEVELAND, Oct. 25, 2012

CLEVELAND, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) today announced
that Thomas C. Stevens, Vice Chair and Chief Administrative Officer, 63, will
retire effective June 30, 2013. He will continue to serve as a Director of
KeyCorp until the Corporation's 2013 annual meeting, when his current term as
Director will expire.

During the next several months, Stevens will work with Beth Mooney, KeyCorp's
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to transition his leadership
responsibilities to other members of KeyCorp's executive management team
consistent with the organization's ongoing succession planning process for
senior leadership.

Mooney stated that, "All of us at Key extend our appreciation to Tom for his
many years of outstanding service. Tom has demonstrated a tireless commitment
to Key and countless boards and civic associations in our community."

Alexander Cutler, KeyCorp's Lead Director, said, "Tom has a deep and
longstanding knowledge of Key, the financial services industry and Key's
businesses. He has been a valued member of the Board of Directors and we want
to thank him for his many years of service and wish him well as he nears
retirement."

About KeyCorp

KeyCorp was organized more than 160 years ago and is headquartered in
Cleveland, Ohio. One of the nation's largest bank-based financial services
companies, Key has assets of approximately $87 billion.

Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to
individuals, small and medium-sized businesses in 14 states under the name of
KeyBank National Association. Key also provides a broad range of
sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and
acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and
derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the
United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more
information, visit https://www.key.com. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

SOURCE KeyCorp

Website: http://www.key.com
Contact: Investor Relations: Vernon Patterson, +1-216-689-0520,
vernon_patterson@keybank.com or Investor Relations: Kelly Lammers,
+1-216-689-3133, kelly_l_lammers@keybank.com or Media: David Reavis,
+1-216-471-2886, david_reavis@keybank.com