HBHC - Hancock Holding Company

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Hancock Holding Company

One Hancock Plaza
2510 14th Street
Gulfport, MS 39501
United States

IndustryRegional - Southeast Banks
Full Time Employees3,887

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. John M. HairstonPres, CEO & Director1.68MN/A1964
Michael M. AcharySr. EVP & CFO878.48kN/A1960
Mr. D. Shane LoperSr. EVP & Chief Operating Officer815.36kN/A1966
Mr. Joseph S. ExniciosSr. Exec. VP873.12kN/A1956
Mr. Cecil W. Knight Jr.Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer332.94kN/A1964
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Hancock Holding Company operates as the bank holding company for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company offers various deposit products, including noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and time deposit accounts. It also provides commercial and industrial; commercial real estate; construction and land development; and residential mortgages, including fixed and adjustable rate loans; and consumer loans comprising second lien mortgage home loans, home equity lines of credit, and nonresidential consumer purpose loans. In addition, the company offers treasury management services, investment brokerage services, letters of credit and financial guarantees, and revolving credit facilities. Further, it provides trust and investment management services to retirement plans, corporations, and individuals. Additionally, the company provides insurance agency services, discount investment brokerage services, life insurance, and consumer financing services, as well as operates and sells foreclosed assets. It operates approximately 237 full service banking and financial services offices and 277 automated teller machines in Gulf south corridor, south Mississippi; southern and central Alabama; southern Louisiana; the northern, central, and Panhandle regions of Florida; and Houston, Texas under the Hancock and Whitney Bank brand names, as well as operates a loan production office in Nashville, Tennessee. Hancock Holding Company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Corporate Governance

Hancock Holding Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.