KeyCorp Names Craig Buffie Chief Human Resources Officer

           KeyCorp Names Craig Buffie Chief Human Resources Officer

PR Newswire

CLEVELAND, Feb. 5, 2013

CLEVELAND, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) announced today
that Craig Buffie, a human resources executive with 27 years experience in
financial services, has joined the company as its Chief Human Resources

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Buffie will be responsible for the development and implementation of the
bank's human capital strategy for 15,500 employees in the United States and
overseas. He will report to KeyCorp Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Beth
E. Mooney and will be a member of Key's Executive Leadership Team and the
Executive Council. His scope of responsibilities will include: talent
management; leadership development; employee engagement; talent recruiting;
compensation and benefits and employee relations.

"Craig Buffie is a tremendous addition to Key's leadership team. He possesses
deep business and human resources leadership skills with a proven ability to
help drive business improvement. Craig brings a unique perspective that will
enable him to lead our efforts to attract, retain, and engage a diverse and
talented workforce," said Mooney.

During his 27 year career at Bank of America, Buffie served in numerous human
resources executive positions supporting technology and operations, consumer,
small business, and the corporate and investment bank. Most recently, he was
Head of Home Loans Sales and Fulfillment for Bank of America.

Buffie holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Kelley School of
Business, Indiana University, and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Penn
State University.

About KeyCorp

KeyCorp was organized more than 160 years ago and is headquartered
inCleveland, Ohio. One of the nation's largest bank-based financial services
companies, Key had assets of approximately$89.2 billiononDecember 31,
2012. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services
to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses in 14 states under the name
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 throughoutthe United
Statesunder the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information,
visit KeyBank is Member FDIC.


Contact: Marylee Gotch, +1-216-471-2880,, or KEY
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