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Jenner Wood to Retire from SunTrust

Oct 24, 2016

ATLANTA – SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) announced today that Jenner Wood, corporate executive vice president and Financial Well-Being executive, will retire from the company effective December 31, 2016.

Last year, Wood assumed a senior role overseeing the development of a workplace financial well-being program for the company’s business clients. Thanks to his hard work and deep connections across the business community, the program is ready to exit the pilot-phase and will be launched nationally later this year. In addition, Wood serves as chairman of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, where he has been the company’s voice in the local business community.

“Throughout his career, Jenner has lived and breathed the values and principles of SunTrust; additionally, he has been our brand ambassador to the Atlanta community during his tenure. We thank him for his many contributions to the success of SunTrust and for all that he has done to help Light the Way to Financial Well-Being for our clients, teammates, and communities,” said Mark Chancy, Wholesale Banking executive of SunTrust.

Wood began his career with SunTrust in 1975 in the Commercial Banking unit.  He advanced through various management positions in the Correspondent and Corporate Banking Divisions, serving as head of Trust and Investment Management, as well as the line of business manager for Trust and Investment Services. He was elected chairman, president and CEO of SunTrust Bank, Atlanta and SunTrust Bank, Georgia in 2001. Wood’s civic responsibilities include positions on the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, the Sartain Lanier Family Foundation, Jesse Parker Williams Foundation, Camp Younts Foundation, and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee. He serves on the corporate boards of Genuine Parts Company, Southern Company, and Oxford Industries, Inc.