Huntington Bank (NASDAQ: HBAN;
) today appointed Sheila Spradlin Reich to managing director, international banking. Spradlin will expand Huntington’s international banking services into a unified team of trade services, foreign-owned subsidiaries and U.S. Export-Import Bank lending that operates seamlessly with Huntington’s extensive commercial banking treasury management and capital markets divisions.
“Sheila has a proven track record of success with more than 20 years of experience in the international space,” said Rick Remiker, executive vice president and managing director of Huntington’s specialty banking division. “She brings an extraordinary history of building successful businesses right here in the Midwest that are marked by an entrepreneurial spirit, specialized products and services, expansive referral networks and mutually beneficial partnerships.”
“I am excited to join Huntington Bank and an impressive commercial banking team,” said Spradlin. “Huntington’s optimal customer relationship strategy has positioned the bank as an industry leader in providing comprehensive banking solutions to their clients. I look forward to an enhanced strategic focus on international services and helping Huntington’s current and future clients take advantage of global markets.”
Spradlin joins Huntington from Fifth Third Bank where she led a team of 125 international banking professionals and most recently served as managing director, government & institutional banking.
A community-minded leader, Spradlin serves on professional and charitable boards across southern Ohio and actively participates in economic trade missions encouraging global trade and foreign investment in the Midwest.
Spradlin earned her MBA at Xavier University and bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University.
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $56 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The Huntington National Bank, founded in 1866, provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer banking services; mortgage banking services; treasury management and foreign exchange services; equipment leasing; wealth and investment management services; trust services; brokerage services; customized insurance brokerage and service programs; and other financial products and services. The principal markets for these services are Huntington's six-state banking franchise: Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The primary distribution channels include a banking network of more than 690 traditional branches and convenience branches located in grocery stores and retirement centers, and through an array of alternative distribution channels including internet and mobile banking, telephone banking, and more than 1,380 ATMs. Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state banking franchise area and selected other Midwest and New England states, Huntington also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.