Hoaglin Appoints Ronald Baldwin as Vice Chairman

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas E. Hoaglin, president and
 chief executive officer of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated today announced
 that Ronald C. Baldwin would become vice chairman of Huntington Bancshares
 Incorporated and its principal subsidiary, The Huntington National Bank,
 effective April 11, 2001.  He will be responsible for leading the Retail and
 Corporate lines of business.
     Baldwin has 29 years of banking experience.  He started his career in
 Chicago with the Continental Illinois Bank in 1972 as part of the commercial
 banking group and in 1982 joined The Marine Corporation in Milwaukee,
 Wisconsin as senior vice president-community banking.  He was executive vice
 president-commercial banking in 1988 when it was acquired by Bank One
 Corporation.  Baldwin served as president and later chairman of Bank One
 Wisconsin Corporation until 1996.  He was promoted to president of Business
 Banking and relocated to Columbus in 1996.  His most recent position was
 president of the Retail Delivery Group managing branches, telephone call
 centers, ATM's and bankone.com across a multi-state network.
     "I am very pleased to have Ron Baldwin join us.  He has extensive
 management experience in the consumer and commercial banking businesses.  His
 career is a record of achieving aggressive financial targets, implementing
 large scale strategic change and building high performing teams.  He will be a
 key member of our senior management team as we accelerate our efforts to serve
 customers better, outperform the competition and enhance shareholder value,"
 said Hoaglin.
     Baldwin earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Denison University
 and a master's degree of business administration from the University of
 Michigan.
     The Huntington National Bank is the principal subsidiary of Huntington
 Bancshares Incorporated, (Nasdaq: HBAN), a $29 billion regional bank holding
 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
     Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has more than 135 years of
 serving the financial needs of its customers.  Huntington provides innovative
 products and services through over 500 offices in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky,
 Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia.  International
 banking services are made available through the headquarters office in
 Columbus and additional offices located in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong.
 Huntington also offers products and services online at www.huntington.com ,
 through its technologically advanced, 24-hour telephone bank, and through its
 network of more than 1,400 ATMs.
 
 

SOURCE Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas E. Hoaglin, president and
 chief executive officer of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated today announced
 that Ronald C. Baldwin would become vice chairman of Huntington Bancshares
 Incorporated and its principal subsidiary, The Huntington National Bank,
 effective April 11, 2001.  He will be responsible for leading the Retail and
 Corporate lines of business.
     Baldwin has 29 years of banking experience.  He started his career in
 Chicago with the Continental Illinois Bank in 1972 as part of the commercial
 banking group and in 1982 joined The Marine Corporation in Milwaukee,
 Wisconsin as senior vice president-community banking.  He was executive vice
 president-commercial banking in 1988 when it was acquired by Bank One
 Corporation.  Baldwin served as president and later chairman of Bank One
 Wisconsin Corporation until 1996.  He was promoted to president of Business
 Banking and relocated to Columbus in 1996.  His most recent position was
 president of the Retail Delivery Group managing branches, telephone call
 centers, ATM's and bankone.com across a multi-state network.
     "I am very pleased to have Ron Baldwin join us.  He has extensive
 management experience in the consumer and commercial banking businesses.  His
 career is a record of achieving aggressive financial targets, implementing
 large scale strategic change and building high performing teams.  He will be a
 key member of our senior management team as we accelerate our efforts to serve
 customers better, outperform the competition and enhance shareholder value,"
 said Hoaglin.
     Baldwin earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Denison University
 and a master's degree of business administration from the University of
 Michigan.
     The Huntington National Bank is the principal subsidiary of Huntington
 Bancshares Incorporated, (Nasdaq: HBAN), a $29 billion regional bank holding
 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
     Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has more than 135 years of
 serving the financial needs of its customers.  Huntington provides innovative
 products and services through over 500 offices in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky,
 Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia.  International
 banking services are made available through the headquarters office in
 Columbus and additional offices located in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong.
 Huntington also offers products and services online at www.huntington.com ,
 through its technologically advanced, 24-hour telephone bank, and through its
 network of more than 1,400 ATMs.
 
 SOURCE  Huntington Bancshares Incorporated