Ankur Vyas to Become Director of Investor Relations at SunTrust

       Ankur Vyas to Become Director of Investor Relations at SunTrust

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, July 24, 2013

ATLANTA, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) today
announced that Ankur Vyas has joined SunTrust and will become director of
Investor Relations, effective Oct. 1, 2013. He will succeed Kris Dickson, who
has served in the role since Jan. 2011. Dickson will continue in this
capacity through the third quarter, then transition to a new position focusing
on strategic initiatives for SunTrust's Commercial Real Estate division.

Vyas will report to SunTrust's chief financial officer, Aleem Gillani, and
oversee SunTrust's communications and relationships with equity security
analysts, large institutional investors and other members of the investment
community. Dickson will report to Walt Mercer, SunTrust's Commercial Real
Estate line of business head.

"Ankur has a deep knowledge of the financial services industry and the
investment community that will benefit our communications with shareholders,"
said Gillani. "At the same time, Kris will continue to make significant
contributions to SunTrust as he moves to help us grow one of our targeted
business lines."

Most recently, Vyas was a vice president in the Financial Institutions Group
of Goldman Sachs. He provided corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and
capital raising advice to financial services companies, primarily focused on
the banking and specialty finance sector in North America. 

Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Vyas served as vice president of strategic
planning for First Horizon National Corporation and worked in the Structured
Credit Products group at Banc of America Securities.

About SunTrust Banks, Inc.
SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest
banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial,
corporate and institutional clients. As of June 30, 2013, SunTrust had total
assets of $171.5 billion and total deposits of $127.6 billion. Through its
flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company operates an extensive branch
and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states
and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The company
also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses
include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through its various
subsidiaries, the company provides mortgage banking, asset management,
securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust's Internet address
is suntrust.com.

SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Website: http://www.suntrust.com
Contact: Mike McCoy, (404) 588-7230
 
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