The Bank Slate


Zions to shuffle execs following two retirements

Zions Bancorp. in Salt Lake City has shaken up its executive ranks following two retirements.

The $87 billion-asset company said in a press release that A. Scott Anderson will retire as president and CEO of Zions Bank on April 1. He will become the bank’s non-executive chairman.

Paul Burdiss, Zions’ chief financial officer, will succeed Anderson as bank president and CEO, while R. Ryan Richards will become the company’s CFO. Richards is currently the company’s controller.

Finally, Thomas Laursen, the company’s general counsel, will retire. Rena Miller, Zions’ deputy general counsel, will succeed Laursen.

“I’m pleased that each of these executive roles are being filled with highly qualified members of our own team,” Harris Simmons, Zions’ chairman and CEO, said in the release.

“I look forward to working with these trusted colleagues, and know they will bring a great deal of energy and fresh perspectives and insights in their new roles,” Simmons added.

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