Huntington Appoints Josh Eichenhorn Senior Credit Approval Officer

Credit risk management veteran brings more than 20 years of experience to role

Jun 28, 2010, 09:00 ET from Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has named Josh Eichenhorn senior credit approval officer responsible for bankwide commercial credit approval and credit administration. Eichenhorn will report to Dan Neumeyer, Huntington's chief credit officer and senior executive vice president.

Eichenhorn, who has served as interim senior credit approval officer since February 2010, is adding significant experience as a career-long commercial credit executive to the Huntington team, Neumeyer said.

"Commercial credit will continue to be an integral part of Huntington's growth strategy in our Midwestern footprint," Neumeyer said. "Josh's deep background in commercial lending in Michigan and the surrounding area will help us strengthen and grow commercial credit relationships in our core markets."

Eichenhorn joined Huntington in 2008 as regional credit officer responsible for the bank's East Michigan region. Prior to working at Huntington, Eichenhorn worked as senior vice president and regional credit officer for LaSalle Bank Corporation in Michigan. He has also worked as a commercial credit risk management consultant to regional and community banks.

"I am delighted to be part of a team that is growing the bank, while continuing to invest in its communities," said Eichenhorn.  "Huntington has hard working colleagues who are dedicated to finding ways to add value to our customers and our shareholders."

Eichenhorn earned his master's in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago and his bachelor's in business from the University of Michigan.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $52 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has been providing a full range of financial services for 144 years. Huntington offers checking, loans, savings, insurance and investment services. It has more than 600 branches and also offers retail and commercial financial services online at huntington.com; through its telephone bank; and through its network of over 1,300 ATMs. Huntington's Auto Finance and Dealer Services group offers automobile loans to consumers and commercial loans to automobile dealers within our six-state banking franchise area.  

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