Daily News: September 25, 2012

Fifth Third Promotes Carmichael to President/COO

Fifth Third announced that its board has given Kevin T. Kabat the additional title of vice chairman, effective immediately. Kabat will continue to serve as chief executive officer, a position he has held since 2007, and as a board member.

Also Kevin Kabat announced that the board has promoted Greg Carmichael to president and COO, effective immediately. Carmichael has served as chief operating officer since 2006. In 2008 he assumed responsibility for Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Consumer Finance and Dealer Finance and in 2009 his responsibilities were expanded to include the Retail Bank, Investment Advisors, Business Banking and all affiliates and markets. With his promotion to president, Carmichael will now have additional responsibility for the National Commercial Line of Business.

“The Board is pleased that Kevin will add the additional title of vice chairman, given his outstanding leadership and performance during the most challenging time in our industry