Regions Names Protective Life CEO Johns to Board of Directors

Regions Financial Corp. (RF), the 10th largest U.S. bank by deposits, named Protective Life Corp. (PL) Chief Executive Officer John D. Johns to the lender’s board of directors.

“His considerable experience in the insurance business will bring a wealth of expertise and insight from the broader financial services industry,” said Regions CEO Grayson Hall in a statement today from the Birmingham, Alabama-based bank.

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