Oct. 30, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS) announced today the resignation of
George F. Middlebrook, III
, from the Boards of Directors of BancorpSouth, Inc. and BancorpSouth Bank, effective at the close of business on
, 2012. Middlebrook, of
, manages oil, gas and timberland interests of family partnerships and has also been engaged in residential and commercial real estate development. He has agreed to serve on BancorpSouth Bank's
community bank board.
Middlebrook served on the Board of Directors of
Fredonia State Bank
from 1985 until it was acquired by First United Bancshares in 1997, and then served on the Board of Directors of First United Bancshares until it was acquired by BancorpSouth in 2000. He was chair of BancorpSouth Bank's Asset Management and Trust Committee and its CRA/Fair Lending Committee.
, BancorpSouth Chairman and CEO said, "We greatly appreciate
's leadership, expertise and wise counsel as a director of BancorpSouth Bank for the past 12 years, and we are pleased that he has agreed to serve on our
community bank board. We wish him well in his future endeavors."
BancorpSouth, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in
in assets. BancorpSouth Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc., operates approximately 293 commercial banking, mortgage, insurance, trust and broker/dealer locations in
, including an insurance location in
SOURCE BancorpSouth, Inc.