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Regions recruits fraud specialist from BBVA Compass


The Southeastern regional bank said Thursday that it had hired Lee Byrd to a new role dedicated to protecting customers and the company itself from fraud.


What BBVA's new U.S. CEO has on tap


In his first extensive interview since taking the job this year, Javier Rodriguez Soler talks about banking as a service, how to keep customers happy and where he sees AI and other tech innovations heading.


Loan-loss provision put crimp in 1Q at BBVA Compass


The Birmingham, Ala., bank's profits fell 32% as its loan-loss provision tripled. The expense covered “isolated, one-off issues” in its commercial and consumer loan portfolios, CEO Javier Rodriguez Soler said.


BBVA Compass rebranding as BBVA


In the months ahead, the Birmingham, Ala., bank will drop Compass from its name across all of its branches and digital properties. It’s part of a broader plan by its Spanish parent Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria to unify its brand worldwide.


Green Dot enlists social media influencers in banking-as-service push


The digital lender and payments platform is tailoring its affinity banking services for a new market.


From ‘needs to improve’ to ‘outstanding’: One bank's CRA journey


After essentially failing its 2013 CRA exam, BBVA Compass embarked on an ambitious plan to achieve the highest possible CRA grade. Here’s how it succeeded.


Consumer lending drives 4Q growth at BBVA


BBVA Compass in Birmingham, Ala., reported 6% increases in loans and revenue, as strength in consumer loans and credit cards offset weakness in fee income.


BBVA announces new U.S. CEO


BBVA has picked Javier Rodriguez Soler, its head of strategy and mergers, to run its U.S. bank.


Bank of America, CIT Group and BBVA: Bankers on the move


Several banks saw significant changes in leadership as the year comes to a close.


Onur Genç to become BBVA global CEO in December


He will take over as CEO from Carlos Torres Vila, who becomes chairman at year-end. Still unknown: who will run the company's U.S. bank once Genç moves up.