Smith to Become Chicago COO After Fifth Third, MB Financial Merger

Eric S. Smith, Chicago regional president of Fifth Third Bank, will transition to chief operating officer of the region once the bank’s pending merger with MB Financial closes.

Fifth Third Names Zaunbrecher New Chief Legal Officer

Susan B. Zaunbrecher has joined Fifth Third Bank as chief legal officer and corporate secretary. Zaunbrecher replaces Jelena McWilliams who was tapped to lead the FDIC.

Fifth Third, MB Financial Merge in Transaction Valued at $4.7B

Fifth Third and MB Financial signed a definitive merger agreement under which MB will merge with Fifth Third in a transaction valued at approximately $4.7 billion.

Fifth Third Appoints Schramm Lead of Technology Organization

Fifth Third Bancorp appointed Executive Vice President and CIO Jude Schramm to head of the information technology organization. He will report to Chairman, President and CEO Greg D. Carmichael.