SunTrust Announces Key Leadership Appointments
Thursday, February 15th, 2018
SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced key leadership appointments to accelerate the execution of the company's strategy.
First, Mark Chancy, vice chairman and head of the Consumer Segment, and Beau Cummins, corporate executive vice president and head of the Wholesale Segment, will become co-chief operating officers. They will assume responsibility for Operations supporting their businesses and gain expanded responsibilities. Chancy will add oversight of Marketing and Data & Analytics and Cummins will add oversight of the SunTrust Efficiency Office and Procurement.
"Mark Chancy and Beau Cummins are accomplished leaders with experience leading large organizations and delivering value for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders. This expansion of their respective roles will build upon that success," said Bill Rogers, SunTrust chairman and CEO.
Separately, Aleem Gillani, chief financial officer, has announced his plans to retire from the company in the second quarter. He will be succeeded by Allison Dukes, currently head of Commercial Banking, effective March 31, 2018. Dukes will report to Rogers immediately to begin the transition and join the SunTrust Executive Council.
"Aleem Gillani's tenure at SunTrust has propelled us forward, and we are a stronger company because of his leadership and strategic counsel. He contributed to six consecutive years of performance improvement since becoming CFO in 2011 and we wish him the very best in retirement," said Rogers. "Allison Dukes has built an impressive track record of accomplishments since joining the company in 1997, including leadership roles in Commercial Banking, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Finance and Private Wealth Management."
Rogers continued, "These leadership changes build upon the momentum we have generated and position SunTrust to further realize the growth opportunities we have across the company."