SunTrust Says Garrett, Minor to Retire From Board of Directors

SunTrust Banks Inc. (STI), Georgia’s biggest lender, said Blake P. Garrett and G. Gilmer Minor will retire from its board of directors this year.

Garrett, who has been a director since 2004, and Minor, who has served since 1998, have reached the board’s retirement age, Atlanta-based SunTrust said today in a statement.

Frank P. Scruggs, 61, has been nominated for election to the board, according to the statement. Scruggs is a partner at Berger Singerman LLP, a law firm in Florida, according to the statement. He was previously an executive vice president at Office Depot Inc. (ODP)

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