KeyCorp promotes Victor Alexander to head of consumer banking


Alexander most recently headed up mortgage lending and before that co-led the integration of Key's acquisition of First Niagara. He replaces Dennis Devine, who recently left the company.


Former KeyCorp CEO Henry Meyer dies at 70


Meyer was credited with guiding the Cleveland company through the financial crisis and returning it to profitability. He died this week at his home in Florida.


11 bankers and disruptors to watch in 2020


Can Charlie Scharf fix what ails Wells Fargo? How will Kelly King and Bill Rogers manage the integration of the biggest bank merger since the early 2000s? And will New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy be able to beat back opposition from the banking industry and make good on his promise to create a state-owned bank? Here are 11 leaders to keep an eye on in 2020.


Banks under mounting pressure to increase deposits per branch


Low rates and spotty loan demand mean banks are having to “dig deeper” to improve efficiency and maintain profit margins.


What Truist pressure? Regionals insist they're in no rush to merge


BB&T and SunTrust showed that big-bank mergers are still possible, but top executives at other large regional banks say that a knee-jerk response would be a mistake.


Manufacturing 'an area we're watching closely': KeyCorp CFO


Don Kimble assured investors Wednesday that the bank is being "very diligent" in lending to an industry some experts say is already in a recession. Echoing other banking executives, he also predicted that consumer lending would drive overall loan growth in the near term.


How long can banks lean on C&I?


Commercial lending provided a boost for some regional banks in the third quarter, but further rate cuts and a slowing economy could challenge future growth.


Beth Mooney exits, and the CEO boys' club goes on


How do you keep the all-male CEO club at the biggest banks intact? Let us count the ways. Could a woman be the next CEO at UBS? Maybe. At Wells Fargo? Less likely.


CFPB investigating BofA, fintechs and fraud, Mooney to retire: Top stories of the week


The consumer agency is investigating Bank of America over “potentially unauthorized” accounts; why fintech rollouts are magnets for fraud; KeyCorp’s Beth Mooney to retire next year; and more from this week’s most-read stories.


KeyCorp's Beth Mooney to retire; Gorman named successor


Mooney was the first woman to lead a top-20 U.S.-based bank. Gorman, the Cleveland company's vice chairman and president of banking, will replace her on May 1.