Fifth Third Selects Market President

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Fifth Third Bank Greater Indiana has named Kevin Hipskind market president for central and northeast Indiana. He currently serves as senior commercial banker for the market and has been with the company for 12 years. November 13, 2014

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Fifth Third Bank Greater Indiana is proud to announce the promotion of Kevin Hipskind as Market President for Central and Northeast Indiana.

Hipskind joined Fifth Third Bank 12 years ago as a Relationship Manager in the Commercial Banking division for Indiana. He rose to a Team Lead position, Sales Manager position and currently serves as the Senior Commercial Banker for Central and Northeast Indiana. He has worked for more than 20 years in the local banking industry and is an Indiana native.

Hipskind will lead operations in Central Indiana as well the Fort Wayne, Ind., area while continuing to serve as leader of the Commercial Banking division.

In addition to serving on the Senior Leadership Team for Fifth Third Bank, Hipskind also serves on a number of community boards, including the Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indiana Community Business Credit Corp., Eskenazi Health Foundation, Mother Theodore Academy Schools and the Japan-American Society of Indiana. He also has served in leadership roles with Junior Achievement, St. Pius X Catholic Church and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

Hipskind, along with Southern Market President Dwight Hamilton, will work alongside Region President Steven Alonso in representing Fifth Third Bank across the region, which now encompasses more than 120 financial centers across Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. He also will work closely with other Fifth Third personnel in forming strong partnerships with the community and ensuring Fifth Third maintains a voice on influential boards and civic groups across the state.

About Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $134 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,308 full-service Banking Centers, including 102 Bank Mart locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,639 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 22.8% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2014, had $303 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $26 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. 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.

Source: Fifth Third Bancorp