Daily News: March 11, 2014

Capital Bank Financial Names Former Wells SVP as Market President

Capital Bank Financial announced the appointment of Edward Holden as Capital Bank’s market president for South Florida. Holden is an experienced banking executive with more than 30 years serving clients in southeast Florida. Throughout his career, he has worked in a variety of lending and management capacities, including middle market, commercial, retail, real estate and international lending. In addition to operational management responsibilities, Holden has been responsible for implementing growth strategies within established markets and expanding banking operations into new geographic markets.

Holden most recently served as Wells Fargo’s SVP, Group Regional VP for Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Previously, he served as, among other positions, EVP – Manager, Domestic Personal and Commercial Banking Division for Mercantil Commercebank, EVP/Corporate Lending – Broward/Palm Beach Counties for Union Planters and EVP/Corporate Lending Division for Republic National Bank of Miami.

Gene Taylor, chairman and CEO of Capital Bank Financial, commented, “We are very pleased to have Ed join the Capital Bank team. He is a well-known, professional banker who brings an excellent reputation for integrity and an intimate knowledge of the South Florida market to Capital Bank. He shares our commitment to providing customers with value-added financing solutions and is known for building strong relationships with his clients and teammates. We are confident of Ed’s ability to help Capital Bank become the premier regional bank in the Southeast.”

Holden added, “I am extremely pleased to join Capital Bank in South Florida. I look forward to working with all of my teammates in my new role as we continue to grow our bank throughout South Florida and the Southeastern U.S.”