Huntington Bank Names Jeff Sturm Chief Continuous Improvement Officer

  Huntington Bank Names Jeff Sturm Chief Continuous Improvement Officer

   Position created to further improve Huntington’s operating leverage and
                      industry-leading customer service

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- June 10, 2013

Huntington Bank (NASDAQ: HBAN; announced today that it has
named Jeff Sturm chief continuous improvement officer. Sturm will focus on
further improving internal business processes to help Huntington maintain its
superior customer service and deliver its commitment of positive operating
leverage. He will report directly to Chairman, President and CEO Steve

“Jeff has more than 25 years of experience in financial services, information
technology and continuous improvement,” said Steinour. “His expertise will
drive more efficiencies across the enterprise. He also shares Huntington’s
core values and will make banking easier for our customers and for our
colleagues serving them in today’s rapidly changing economic and regulatory

Huntington has created the new position of chief continuous improvement
officer to elevate its existing improvement program to the executive
leadership level in light of the important role the initiative is playing in
the company’s success.

“I am delighted to join the Huntington team, which has proven its ability to
provide superior customer service while growing the bank,” said Sturm. “I look
forward to taking on this new role and expanding the bank’s continuous
improvement initiative. I share Huntington’s commitment to continue to execute
its strategy of transforming the ease and access to banking for customers,
colleagues, and the communities in which they reside.”

Sturm is joining Huntington from Fiserv where he most recently was senior vice
president for quality and capability development. In that position he was
responsible for business process capability improvement, quality measurement
systems and practices, and cross-company collaboration. He began at CheckFree
in 1995 as a manager of internal technology teams. He worked his way up to key
positions in the company including vice president of group operations and
senior vice president of strategy and group operations. Fiserv purchased
CheckFree in 2007.

Sturm graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree,
having majored in math and minored in computer science. He resides in
Worthington, Ohio.

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 over 700 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 over 1,300 ATMs.Through
automotive dealership relationships within its six-state banking franchise
area and selected other Midwest and NewEngland 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.


Todd Beekman, 614-480-3878
Maureen Brown, 614-480-5512
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