Huntington Bank Appoints Sheila Spradlin Reich Managing Director, International Banking

  Huntington Bank Appoints Sheila Spradlin Reich Managing Director,
  International Banking

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- November 16, 2012

Huntington Bank (NASDAQ: HBAN; www.huntington.com) today appointed Sheila
Spradlin Reich to managing director, international banking. Spradlin will
expand Huntington’s international banking services into a unified team of
trade services, foreign-owned subsidiaries and U.S. Export-Import Bank lending
that operates seamlessly with Huntington’s extensive commercial banking
treasury management and capital markets divisions.

“Sheila has a proven track record of success with more than 20 years of
experience in the international space,” said Rick Remiker, executive vice
president and managing director of Huntington’s specialty banking division.
“She brings an extraordinary history of building successful businesses right
here in the Midwest that are marked by an entrepreneurial spirit, specialized
products and services, expansive referral networks and mutually beneficial
partnerships.”

“I am excited to join Huntington Bank and an impressive commercial banking
team,” said Spradlin. “Huntington’s optimal customer relationship strategy has
positioned the bank as an industry leader in providing comprehensive banking
solutions to their clients. I look forward to an enhanced strategic focus on
international services and helping Huntington’s current and future clients
take advantage of global markets.”

Spradlin joins Huntington from Fifth Third Bank where she led a team of 125
international banking professionals and most recently served as managing
director, government & institutional banking.

A community-minded leader, Spradlin serves on professional and charitable
boards across southern Ohio and actively participates in economic trade
missions encouraging global trade and foreign investment in the Midwest.

Spradlin earned her MBA at Xavier University and bachelor’s degree in business
administration from Bowling Green State University.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $56 billion regional bank holding
company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The Huntington National Bank, founded
in 1866, provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer
banking services; mortgage banking services; treasury management and foreign
exchange services; equipment leasing; wealth and investment management
services; trust services; brokerage services; customized insurance brokerage
and service programs; and other financial products and services. The principal
markets for these services are Huntington's six-state banking franchise: Ohio,
Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The primary
distribution channels include a banking network of more than 690 traditional
branches and convenience branches located in grocery stores and retirement
centers, and through an array of alternative distribution channels including
internet and mobile banking, telephone banking, and more than 1,380 ATMs.
Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state banking
franchise area and selected other Midwest and New England states, Huntington
also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail
automobile financing for dealer customers.

The Huntington National Bank, Member FDIC. The logo mark and Huntington® are
federally registered service marks of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.

Contact:

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
Michael K. Sherman, 614-480-6114
michael.sherman@huntington.com