CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that Shellie Creson will become its chief auditor. Creson, who will report to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, will join the Company Aug. 28.
Creson most recently served as executive vice president and deputy director of audit at Regions Financial. In that position, she led the strategic transformation of the division which helped improve performance and advance regulatory relationships. Prior to serving as deputy director of audit, Creson was responsible for strategic planning and corporate development at Regions.
“Shellie is a key addition to the executive leadership team at Fifth Third,” said Greg D. Carmichael, president and chief executive officer. “In addition to being a talented auditor, she has a passion for continuous improvement and open communication. Her experience and commitment to operational excellence make her a great fit for Fifth Third.”
Creson has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Rhodes College in Memphis. She is a licensed certified public accountant and a certified internal auditor.
Creson replaces Bob Shaffer, who in February was named chief human resources officer.
About Fifth Third
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of June 30, 2017, the Company had $141 billion in assets and operated 1,157 full-service Banking Centers and 2,461 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2017, had $330 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $34 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.