PHH Corporation (NYSE: PHH) (“PHH” or the “Company”) announced today that Robert Crowl has been appointed Executive Vice President effective April 26, 2012. Crowl will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer after the Company has completed its first quarter 2012 financial reporting and has filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. He will succeed David Coles, who has been serving as interim Chief Financial Officer. Crowl brings more than 25 years of management and senior-level mortgage and banking experience and will be responsible for leading PHH’s financial and reporting functions. “Rob’s extensive experience and expertise in the mortgage industry will make him an invaluable member of our team,” said Glen Messina, President and Chief Executive Officer of PHH. “I look forward to Rob being one of my key partners in executing our strategies, which are disciplined investment in Mortgage Private Label Solutions, Mortgage Realogy relationship and our Fleet Management business, operational excellence, an unwavering commitment to customer service, and liquidity, cash generation and deleveraging our balance sheet.” Crowl said, “PHH has a tremendous opportunity to leverage its leadership position in each of its businesses. I believe PHH’s focus on disciplined growth, operational excellence, and customer service is a blueprint for success and the creation of shareholder value.” Additionally, Messina said, “On behalf of the Board and management team at PHH, I want to thank David for his service as interim CFO, and for agreeing to stay on with the company to ensure an orderly transition process.” About Robert Crowl Robert Crowl most recently was the Executive Vice President and CFO at Sun Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sun National Bank. There, he helped restore balance sheet strength and position the company for growth through private and public capital raises, executing multiple problem loan sales, and launching a series of performance improvement initiatives. He also spent more than a decade at National City Corporation. There, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of National City Mortgage where he helped reengineer the mortgage division and return the business to profitability. Additionally, during his tenure at National City, he held positions as Senior Vice President and Corporate Comptroller, and Senior Vice President of Asset/Liability and Securitization Manager. Mr. Crowl earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a MBA from the University of Richmond.
About PHH CorporationHeadquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, PHH Corporation is a leading provider of business process management services for the mortgage and fleet industries. Its subsidiary, PHH Mortgage, is one of the top five retail originators of residential mortgages in the United States 1, and its subsidiary, PHH Arval, is a leading fleet management services provider in the United States and Canada. PHH has more than 5,000 employees dedicated to delivering premier customer service and providing value-added solutions to its clients. 1 Inside Mortgage Finance, Copyright 2012 Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Generally, forward looking-statements are not based on historical facts but instead represent only our current beliefs regarding future events. All forward-looking statements are, by their nature, subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Such statements may be identified by words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “projects,” “estimates,” “plans,” “may increase,” “may fluctuate” and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as “will,” “should,” “would,” “may” and “could.” You should understand that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance or results and are preliminary in nature. You should consider the areas of risk described under the heading “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors” in our periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, in connection with any forward-looking statements that may be made by us or our businesses generally. Such periodic reports are available in the “Investors” section of our website at http://www.phh.com and are also available at http://www.sec.gov. Except for our ongoing obligations to disclose material information under the federal securities laws, applicable stock exchange listing standards and unless otherwise required by law, we undertake no obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements or to report the occurrence or non-occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events.