CHARLESTON, S.C., March 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Financial Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FFCH) ("First Financial" or the "Company"), the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston ("First Federal"), today announced that A. Thomas Hood stepped down as President of First Federal and resigned as a director of First Financial and First Federal for personal reasons. In keeping with its management succession plan, the Company named Mr. R. Wayne Hall, currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Financial and the Chief Executive Officer of First Federal, as President of First Federal. Mr. Hall was also elected by the First Financial Board of Directors to fill the vacancy created by Mr. Hood's resignation.
First Financial Holdings, Inc. Announces The Resignation Of A. Thomas Hood And Appointment Of R. Wayne Hall As President Of First Federal And As A Director Of First Financial
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