Jeff Dudderar Appointed BBVA Compass South Texas Regional Executive for Commercial Banking

Jun 23, 2010, 11:36 ET from BBVA Compass

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass announced that Jeff Dudderar has been appointed Executive Vice President and South Texas Regional Executive for the bank's Commercial Banking unit. The position of South Texas Regional Executive was recently held by Jim Recer, who was appointed Director of Asset Recovery Management and Solutions.

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In his role, Dudderar will oversee Commercial Banking activities in the South Texas Region, which includes Houston, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley. In addition to being a resource for the Commercial Banking executives in the South Texas Region, Dudderar will focus on sales management, business development and delivering BBVA Compass' customer-centric experience.

"Jeff has more than 21 years of banking experience with roles in Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking and Retail Business Banking," said Rafael Bustillo, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking. "He brings an amazing depth of experience that will benefit all of the South Texas Region. I am thrilled that he agreed to relocate from Columbus, Ohio to Houston in order to join our team and bring his wealth of business knowledge to our colleagues and clientele in South Texas."

Most recently, Dudderar was with Huntington Bank in Columbus, Ohio. While with Huntington Bank, Dudderar held multiple positions including Market Manager, Business Banking Sales Director and Credit Risk Manager.

An Ohio native, Dudderar graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelors of Business and Masters of Business Administration. While in Ohio, Dudderar also served as a board member and treasurer of the Buckeye Ranch Foundation Board.

ABOUT BBVA COMPASS

BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 724 branches including 387 in Texas, 92 in Alabama, 65 in California, 77 in Arizona, 45 in Florida, 36 in Colorado and 22 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass is the 15th largest U.S. commercial bank based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (3rd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). For the second consecutive year, BBVA Compass was named as a "Lender of the Year" by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Additional information concerning BBVA Compass can be found on our website www.bbvacompass.com.

BBVA Compass is a subsidiary of Compass Bancshares, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA). BBVA is a financial services group with more than $765 billion in total assets, 48 million clients, 7,500 branches and approximately 104,000 employees in more than 30 countries. BBVA ranks among the top 20 largest financial institutions in the world based on market capitalization and 20th in Global Finance magazine's list of the "World's 50 Safest Banks" for 2009. BBVA provides its customers around the world with a full range of financial services, including commercial and wholesale banking, retail banking services, consumer loans, mortgages, credit cards, securities brokerage, wealth management, pension plan management and insurance. The BBVA Group maintains a leadership position in Spain, Mexico, Latin America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States as well as operations in China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Editor's Note: BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank. Compass Bank, member FDIC.

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