FirstMerit appointed David G. Goodall as vice chairman and chief commercial banking officer of FirstMerit Corporation, effective June 1, 2015.

Prior to joining in 2009, he was employed by National City for 12 years, most recently as president and CEO of National City Business Credit, a subsidiary of National City Bank.

Goodall will continue to have direct oversight of and responsibility for Commercial and Business Banking for FirstMerit and will continue to report to Paul G. Greig, chairman, president and CEO of FirstMerit.

“Since David joined FirstMerit in 2009, first as EVP of specialty lending, then later to senior EVP, commercial banking, the organic growth of our commercial segment has been significant throughout our expanded footprint,” said Greig. “I am pleased to recognize David’s leadership role within the company as he continues to manage our commercial banking efforts.”