MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Executives of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) have announced plans for changes in the leadership of the company's FTN Financial capital markets group. Frank Gusmus, 56, FTN Financial's current president, will pass his title of president on Jan. 1, 2011, to Michael Kisber, 51, executive vice president and director of fixed income capital markets at FTN Financial, subject to board approval later this month. Gusmus will assist with the transition and retire on March 31, 2011.
Kisber earned a marketing degree with a concentration in sales from the University of Memphis. He joined FTN Financial in 1993 as a salesman and was promoted to sales manager in 2006.About First Horizon The 5,500 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 180 bank locations in and around Tennessee and 18 FTN Financial Group offices in the U.S. and abroad. First Tennessee has the leading combined market deposit share in the 17 Tennessee counties where it does business and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. FTN Financial is an industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. FHN has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by AARP and Working Mother magazines. More information can be found at www.fhnc.com. FHN-G
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