Daily News: May 28, 2014

Regions Names Leader of Retail Finance Origination

Regions Bank announced that Jim Hogan will lead the company’s retail finance origination activities within the Retail Finance division of Regions Business Capital.

Hogan joins Regions following a 17-year career at GE Capital where he was head of Corporate Retail. His experience also includes positions in risk management, portfolio management, underwriting and restructuring finance.

“Jim brings a wealth of experience and insight to meet the diverse and evolving needs of clients, and we are pleased to have him leading our retail origination efforts at Regions Business Capital,” said Gene Wilson, Northern Region president for Regions Business Capital. “Jim is a strong complement to our seasoned Retail Finance team, and his addition demonstrates our commitment to the sound growth of our retail practice.”

The Regions Retail Finance team aims to build relationships with traditional brick-and-mortar retailers as well as catalogue and online operations. The Retail Finance division serves middle market and large corporate retailers across the U.S. from offices in New York City.