PHOENIX, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comerica Incorporated (NYSE : CMA ) today announced that Craig P. Doyle has been named Arizona Market President. He succeeds Meredith "Russ" Russell, who plans to retire in early 2011 after 15 years of service with the company and a banking career of more than 40 years.
Since joining Comerica in December 2009, Craig has served as Senior Vice President and Group Manager of Small Business Banking in Arizona. In his new role, Doyle will lead Comerica's operations in the Arizona Market, including 17 retail banking centers. In addition, he will continue his leadership of Small Business Banking in the state.
"Russ helped Comerica grow organically in Arizona from one office in 2004 to 17 banking centers strategically located throughout the greater Phoenix/Scottsdale area," Doyle said. "I look forward to building upon his many successes and further enhancing Comerica's reputation as a trusted financial services advisor and leader in economic and community development in Arizona."
Doyle has more than 28 years of experience in the banking industry in Arizona, and in management consulting with the financial services industry while based out of New York City. He also serves as a Captain in the Navy Reserve with a recent deployment in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Doyle earned a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from Arizona State University in Tempe, a Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the U.S. War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Also active in his civic and non-profit endeavors, Doyle's current engagements include Chairman of EMPACT Suicide Prevention Center, Chairman of La Frontera, Inc. and Board of Directors for the Arizona Humane Society.
Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth & Institutional Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. Comerica reported total assets of $55.0 billion at September 30, 2010. To receive e-mail alerts of breaking Comerica news, go to http://www.comerica.com/newsalerts.
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