Credit Veteran Rich Pohle to be Promoted to Chief Credit Officer
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than 35 years in the banking industry, Huntington (NASDAQ: HBAN; www.huntington.com) Chief Credit Officer, Dan Neumeyer, has announced his decision to retire at the end of June 2019.
Neumeyer joined Huntington in 2009 and has been instrumental in leading its credit organization, including credit policy and portfolio risk management as well as credit approval.
"Dan has been an outstanding and integral member of our executive leadership team," said Steve Steinour, Huntington's chairman, president and CEO. "He's made many contributions to Huntington during his tenure helping to build, lead and protect the bank. Our credit culture and the depth of our credit organization reflects his decade-long focus to build a very good team. Dan was here with me from my start and is a well-respected leader, great colleague and partner. We are very grateful for his leadership and will continue to benefit from the depth and strength of his team."
Before joining Huntington, Dan was chief credit officer for Comerica Bank-Texas, where he was responsible for credit approval and portfolio administration. Dan began his career as a commercial banker in 1983 at Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit, which later merged with Comerica.
Huntington's Chief Risk Officer, Helga Houston, will assume expanded responsibility for the credit organization following Neumeyer's retirement. Rich Pohle, currently the bank's senior credit approval officer, will be promoted to chief credit officer and become a member of the executive leadership team, reporting to Houston.
"Rich's successful career, proven judgment and credit discipline make him an ideal choice for this role," Steinour said. "His leadership experience in both the commercial line of business and credit function make Rich a valuable addition to the executive leadership team."
Prior to joining Huntington in 2011, Rich worked at Key Bank as division manager in asset-based lending for nine years. He earned a master's degree from Case Western Reserve University and bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University. He is active in the community serving as an advisory board member for the Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland.
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with $106 billion of assets and a network of 962 branches and 1,762 ATMs across eight Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement, and capital market services that extend beyond its core states. Visit huntington.com for more information.
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