MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cecelia "Cece" D. Stewart has been elected to the board of directors of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN).
Cecelia "Cece" D. Stewart
Cecelia "Cece" D. Stewart is the newest member of the First Horizon National Corp. board of directors

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Stewart, 56, recently retired as the president of U.S. consumer and commercial banking of Citigroup, Inc. From 2009 to 2011, she was president of the retail banking group and CEO of Morgan Stanley Private Bank N.A. Her career began in 1978 at Wachovia Bank N.A., where she held a series of progressively more responsible positions.

"Cece brings great insights and judgment gained over a distinguished career in banking," said Bryan Jordan, chairman of the board, president and CEO for First Horizon. "Her broad experience with all aspects of the financial services business will help us build for long-term success. She's a great addition to our team."

About First Horizon

The 4,200 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 170 First Tennessee Bank locations in and around Tennessee and 27 FTN Financial offices in the U.S. and abroad. The company was founded during the Civil War in 1864 and has the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country. First Tennessee has the leading combined market share in the counties where it does business, and FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional customers 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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