Huntington has named Jeff Young president of Huntington Asset Services Inc. (HASi). Young is a proven manager with more than a quarter of a century of experience in financial services. He has had a senior leadership position in HASi for the last five years, touching every aspect of fund administration and the custody business. In his new position, he will continue to grow the organization and expand its capabilities.

Young succeeds Joe Rezabek who departs to lead a privately held firm headquartered in Columbus.

"At Huntington we are very pleased with HASi's growth," said Jim Dunlap, senior executive vice president and regional banking and private client group director. "Young is a strong leader able to drive even more growth for our asset servicing and custody business. The HASi team has decades of experience and expertise in fund administration and delivers a highly personalized, client-centric approach."

"Our parent company, Huntington Bancshares, gives us a strong capital structure," said Jeff Young. "This has allowed us to invest in people and industry-leading technologies, which has led to expanded capabilities and enhanced services and distribution for our clients."

Before joining Huntington in 2010, Young served as managing director for WealthStone, a Columbus, Ohio-based wealth management firm and registered investment advisor. Prior to that, he was senior vice president at BISYS Fund Services, where he held leadership positions in relationship management, operations, strategic planning, transfer agency and product development. At BISYS, he served on the Board of Trustees of The Coventry Group and The Coventry Funds Trust, along with various officer positions for a number of mutual fund families.

Young has an undergraduate and a graduate degree in business administration from Ohio University. He holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses. He is a former member of the faculty of the Harry Blythe School of Banking and a current member of the Ohio University Trustees Academy, and a former member of the College of Business Finance Advisory Council. He also serves on the Board of the Greater Cincinnati Mutual Fund Association.

HASi has provided mutual fund servicing for over fifty years and provides full service solutions to assist clients with their administrative needs, allowing them to focus on managing money and growing assets. HASi's fully integrated services include fund administration, accounting, transfer agency, compliance, distribution and custody for clients with combined assets of more than $45 billion. Huntington's comprehensive solutions support both standalone and series trust structures.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN and www.huntington.com) is a $66 billion asset regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The Huntington National Bank, founded in 1866, and its affiliates provide 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 retail banking franchise: Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia and Kentucky. The primary distribution channels include a banking network of more than 700 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 1,500 ATMs. Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state retail banking franchise area and selected other Midwest and Northeast states, Huntington also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.

About Huntington Asset Services, Inc.

Huntington Asset Services, Inc., has provided mutual fund service solutions for more than for 50 years. Huntington's fully integrated services include fund administration, accounting, transfer agency, compliance, distribution and custody for clients with combined assets of more than $45 billion. Huntington's comprehensive solutions support both standalone and series trust structures. Huntington Asset Services, Inc. and Unified Financial Securities, Inc. are wholly owned subsidiaries of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, a $66 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. More information is available at www.HuntingtonAssetServices.com.

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