Cory Gilchrist Elected to First Horizon Board
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corydon J. "Cory" Gilchrist has been elected to the board of directors of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN). He will serve on the board's Audit Committee and its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Gilchrist, 41, is a private investor. Prior to October 2011 Gilchrist was a portfolio manager and partner at Marsico Capital Management, where he was the sole portfolio manager for Marsico's 21st Century Fund and the lead portfolio manager for its Global Fund. Before joining Marsico he was a senior analyst and portfolio manager covering emerging markets at The Principal Financial Group.
"Cory understands the wider implications of business decisions and the broadest context of the regulatory and economic environments," said Bryan Jordan, chairman of the board, president and CEO for First Horizon. "His insights will help us build First Horizon for the long term. We welcome him to the team."
Gilchrist holds BBA and MBA degrees from the University of Iowa and is a chartered financial analyst.
About First Horizon
The 4,600 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 170 First Tennessee 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 counties where it does business 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. FHN has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by AARP and Working Mother magazines. More information is available at www.fhnc.com.
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