WesBanco Announces the Appointment of John Iannone as Vice President Investor Relations

09 Nov, 2015, 16:39 ET from WesBanco, Inc.

WHEELING, W.Va., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd F. Clossin, President and Chief Executive Officer of WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSBC), a Wheeling, West Virginia based multi-state bank holding company, is pleased to announced that John Iannone has been appointed Vice President Investor Relations.

In this newly created position at WesBanco, Mr. Iannone will be responsible for managing the company's investor relations program including investor communications, analytics of sector developments and peer performance, coordination of investor conference participation and will serve as WesBanco's investor, analyst and financial press liaison. He will report to Robert H. Young, WesBanco CFO, who will remain active in the company's Investor Relations activities.

Mr. Iannone had previously served as Director of Investor Relations for Education Management Corporation, one of the largest providers of proprietary, post-secondary education in North America, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With an investor relations and banking career spanning over 20 years, Mr. Iannone has served as Assistant Vice President Strategic Planning Analyst and as an Investor Relations Officer for BNY Mellon in Pittsburgh, and as a Commercial Credit Analyst for PNC Bank.

Mr. Iannone majored in Economics at Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business in University Park, Pennsylvania.

WesBanco President Todd Clossin commented, "We are delighted to welcome John Iannone to our management team. WesBanco's market value has increased 53.7% to over $1.3 billion during the past two years. That growth was due to our acquisition of ESB Financial Corporation as well as our own market price appreciation. With that growth and financial success comes increased coverage from the financial press and investment community. We are pleased to have someone of John's caliber lead this important function."

WesBanco, Inc. is a multi-state bank holding company with total assets of approximately $8.5 billion operating through 141 branch locations and 129 ATMs in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. WesBanco's banking subsidiary is WesBanco Bank, Inc., headquartered in Wheeling, West Virginia. WesBanco also operates an insurance brokerage company, WesBanco Insurance Services Inc., and a full-service broker/dealer, WesBanco Securities Inc.

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