Huntington Bank Appoints Mark R. Sheehan Payments and Channels Director to Make Banking More Convenient for Consumers and Small Businesses

Jan 14, 2010, 06:00 ET from Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mark R. Sheehan, a 20-year banking veteran, has joined Huntington Bank as executive vice president, and payments and channels director. Sheehan will execute Huntington's comprehensive plan to give its consumer and small business customers more convenience and choice in their banking. Sheehan will lead efforts to expand Huntington's nationally recognized online banking, mobile banking, its call center, debit card business and retail branch and ATM distribution network. Sheehan reports to Mary Navarro, senior executive vice president and retail and business banking director.

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Sheehan joins Huntington with broad experience at JPMorgan Chase managing and delivering services to customers through channels and payment systems such as online banking, mobile devices, ATMs and debit cards.

"Consumers and business owners today are time-starved," said Navarro. "At Huntington, we are committed to offering them ways to bank that are easy and convenient—no matter how they want to bank with us. Mark has a comprehensive background of technical skills, business acumen and enthusiasm that will allow Huntington to expand choices for customers."

Prior to joining Huntington, Sheehan headed Chase's online and mobile development for consumer and business banking. Additionally, he was the loan, deposit and treasury management product manager for business banking. He also gained comprehensive experience in managing credit card services at First USA.

Sheehan earned his bachelor's degree in accounting and management information systems from the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. He now resides in Columbus.

"I am very impressed with the Huntington team and the foundation it has built for future growth," said Sheehan. "Huntington invests in its customers and in the services they want. It also has a strong commitment to its communities, which is very important to me as a resident of the Midwest."

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) is a $53 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.  Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has been providing a full range of financial services including checking, loans, savings, insurance and investment services to customers for 143 years.  Huntington also offers retail and commercial financial services online at huntington.com; through its technologically advanced, telephone bank; and through its network of nearly 1,400 ATMs.

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