Terry Katon Appointed Head of Regions Bank Capital Markets

  Terry Katon Appointed Head of Regions Bank Capital Markets

Business Wire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- April 14, 2014

Regions Bank (NYSE:RF) today announced that Terry Katon has been appointed
executive managing director and head of Regions Bank Capital Markets.

Terry Katon, executive managing director and head of Regions Bank Capital
Markets (Photo: Business W ...

Terry Katon, executive managing director and head of Regions Bank Capital
Markets (Photo: Business Wire)

Previously Katon was managing director and group head of the commercial
syndications business and head of origination for Regions’ broker-dealer
subsidiary, Regions Securities, LLC. Katon will continue to lead these
businesses in his new role.

Regions Capital Markets provides derivative, foreign exchange, loan
syndication, real estate capital  markets, broker-dealer activities and
corporate and structured finance services to meet the needs of growing and
established companies. Regions’ highly experienced team serves small business,
commercial, real estate and specialized industry vertical clients including
the energy, healthcare, transportation, restaurant, technology, defense and
consumer sectors. The business is based in Atlanta, Ga., with professionals in
Charlotte, N.C.; Memphis, Tenn. and Birmingham, Ala.

“Capital Markets continues to be a strategic growth area within our business
as more companies look to Regions for products, services and expertise to help
them manage and expand their operations,” said John Asbury, head of Regions’
Business Services Group. “Since joining Regions in 2009, Terry has played a
significant role in building capacity in our commercial syndications business
and I’m confident his leadership will allow us to continue to grow our Capital
Markets capabilities to meet more client needs.”

Katon has more than 20 years of banking experience as a seasoned debt capital
markets executive. He joined Regions in 2009 as managing director and group
head of the commercial syndications business. Under his leadership, Regions
has been a top 15 U.S. bookrunner in loan syndications since 2011.

In 2012 Katon was named head of origination for Regions’ broker-dealer
subsidiary, Regions Securities, LLC. In this capacity, he has responsibility
for the origination and execution of all of Regions’ corporate capital raising
activities, including private capital and public fixed income and equity
transactions.

Prior to joining Regions, Katon was managing director and group head of Banc
of America Capital Solutions, LLC. Previously he worked at Wachovia Capital
Markets as a vice president of loan syndications and private placements.

Katon earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin
at Madison and received a master’s degree in business administration from Wake
Forest University. He continues to be actively involved with his alma mater,
the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $117 billion in assets, is a
member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service
providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and
insurance products and services. Regions serves customers in 16 states across
the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank,
operates approximately 1,700 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional
information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be
found at www.regions.com.

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Regions Financial Corporation
Evelyn Mitchell, 205-264-4551
 
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