Huntington Names Belinda Sherman President of The Huntington Investment Company

  Huntington Names Belinda Sherman President of The Huntington Investment
  Company

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- December 17, 2012

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has
announced that Belinda Sherman has been promoted to president of The
Huntington Investment Company. She will report to Steven Short, director of
Huntington Wealth Advisors.

The Huntington Investment Company is the broker subsidiary of Huntington
Bancshares Incorporated, providing a variety of non-FDIC insured investment
products and services to customers. In her new role as president, Sherman will
lead Huntington’s broker dealer sales initiatives and help guide the Bank’s
175 advisors.

“Belinda’s unique set of leadership skills and strong business acumen have
been invaluable to Huntington,” said Short. “She has managed an exceptional
salesforce and driven considerable revenue for the bank. Her in-depth asset
management knowledge and sales expertise will help continue driving revenue,
while building even stronger business relationships for The Huntington
Investment Company.”

Sherman has worked for Huntington since 2005 as a regional and national sales
manager for The Huntington Investment Company.

“I am excited to be leading our advisors at The Huntington Investment Company,
and to be working with our 900 licensed bankers in 600 banking offices who
work hard every day to provide core financial advice and products to our
customers,” said Sherman. “Keeping our customers’ needs front and center will
allow us to further grow and continue to establish The Huntington Investment
Company as an integral part of Huntington Wealth Advisors.”

Sherman holds a bachelor’s degree in applied and general studies, business
from the University of Cincinnati and holds certifications in personal trust,
advanced estate planning, and certified financial planning.

About The Huntington Investment Company

The Huntington Investment Company is a financial services firm and a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
(www.huntington.com). The Huntington Investment Company is a registered broker
dealer, a registered investment advisor, and an insurance company based in
Columbus, Ohio, The Huntington Investment Company manages and provides a
variety of non-FDIC insured investment and insurance products and services,
including mutual funds, listed stocks, IRAs, options, annuities, life
insurance, and fixed income products, such as treasuries, municipal, and
corporate bonds. More information is available at www.huntington.com.

Huntington Wealth Advisors includes licensed investment representatives of The
Huntington Investment Company who work together to deliver a full range of
wealth and financial services.

NOT A DEPOSIT • NOT FDIC INSURED • NOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK • NOT INSURED BY
ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY • MAY LOSE VALUE

The logo mark and Huntington^® are federally registered service marks of
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.

Contact:

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
Cynthia Kincaid, 614-480-5415
cynthia.kincaid@huntington.com
 
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