SunTrust and BB&T CEOs Discuss Merger of Equals

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Monday, April 29th, 2019

SunTrust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William H. Rogers, Jr. and BB&T Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King spoke at a joint public meeting of the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on the proposed merger of equals between SunTrust Banks, Inc. and BB&T Corporation.  They were joined by SunTrust Enterprise Community Reinvestment Officer Lynette Bell and BB&T Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Reinvestment Sharon Jeffries-Jones.

Both CEOs and CRA leads shared information relating to the benefits of the proposed merger for clients and communities, along with a summary of both institutions' strong performance under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The full transcript of remarks delivered by Rogers and Bell is available here.