Regions Bank launched an international subsidiaries banking group to deliver financial insights and banking services to subsidiaries of international corporations operating in the United States. Laerte Barros, who joined Regions Bank in 2022 from BBVA, will lead the new team.
Regions Bank created a franchise lending team led by industry veteran Peter Salas. Salas and his team will focus on helping drive business sustainability and expansion through specialization in franchise concepts.
American Banker named Nikki Stephenson, head of commercial portfolio management for Regions Bank, a Most Powerful Women in Banking: Next. The award recognizes high-achieving women 40 years old and younger.
Regions Bank received 13 Greenwich Awards for 2019 performance in middle market banking and small business/business banking, including best brand – ease of use in the middle market banking categories.
Regions Bank appointed Joel Stephens executive managing director and head of Regions Capital Markets. Stephens succeeds Terry Katon, who has chosen to leave the company to spend more time with his family.