Fifth Third Bancorp, a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has appointed Kristine Garrett as the new head of its private banking business.
Garrett in her new role will be responsible for leading the vision, strategy and execution for Fifth Third Private Bank across the bank’s footprint.
She will report to Fifth Third head of wealth and asset management, Mike Michael.
Prior to this appointment, Garrett served as president of private wealth at CIBC US. Previously, she also held leadership roles at J.P. Morgan.
Commenting on the appointment, Michael said: “Kristine’s background and expertise in the industry make her the perfect fit for this key role in our organisation.
“She also understands the importance of providing value and personalized service for our clients, which aligns with our vision to be the One Bank people most value and trust.”
Fifth Third Private Bank offers investment and wealth planning services to HNW individuals and families. It provides digital solutions like Life360 and LegacyLink to assist wealth management customers.