MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dane P. Smith has been promoted to executive vice president and corporate treasurer for First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN), replacing Thomas C. Adams Jr., who is retiring.
Dane Smith
Dane Smith named corporate treasurer of First Horizon

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Adams, 64, joined First Horizon in 1983, and he chairs the company's Asset Liability Committee.  

Smith, 32, joined First Horizon in 2004 in the corporate strategy group. As assistant treasurer he has supported various capital, liquidity, investment and balance sheet activities in addition to managing the company's $3 billion investment securities portfolio. Smith is a Chartered Financial Analyst and graduate of Tulane University with a dual Bachelor of Science degree in finance and business management. He will report to William C. "BJ" Losch III, executive vice president and CFO.

"Tommy has been an important part of First Horizon's proud history, and we thank him for his significant professional contributions to our company over his career. We wish him the best as he enters retirement," said Losch. "In his decade with our company Dane Smith has delivered on many key initiatives. His background, knowledge and leadership skills will serve him well as our corporate treasurer, and it is gratifying to be able to promote such a talented professional from within our company to fill this important role."

About First Horizon

The 4,300 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 170 First Tennessee Bank locations in and around Tennessee and 21 FTN Financial offices in the U.S. and abroad. The company was founded during the Civil War in 1864 and has the 14 th oldest national bank charter in the country. First Tennessee has the leading market share in Tennessee and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. First Horizon has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by Working Mother and American Banker magazines. More information is available at

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