Posts Tagged ‘Hancock Holding Company’

HOLDING IT ALL TOGETHER — Keeping companies’ banks united provides advantages for large and small

Put simply, bank holding companies own one or more banks, but don’t engage in banking themselves. And although BHCs involve legal complexities and regulatory considerations, BHCs are favored by many banks because they provide more flexibility in raising capital and more liquidity for shareholders. BHCs are favored by both large and small banks. “It is […] [...]

Hairston named CEO/president of Hancock Holding

GULFPORT — Hancock Holding Company has announced that John M. Hairston has been named the company’s chief executive officer and president. Hairston served as CEO and chief operating officer for the parent of Hancock Bank. He succeeds Carl J. Chaney, who retired effective Friday. Hairston had been CEO/COO in 2008. He has served as an […] [...]

Hancock Holding introduces new small cap fund

GULFPORT — Hancock Holding Company has launched the Hancock Horizon U.S. Small Cap Fund as a new addition to the company’s $2-billion family of mutual funds. The fund offers investors exposure to a diverse portfolio of small cap stocks and is managed by the same team that oversees the 5-star Morningstar-rated Burkenroad Small Cap Fund. […] [...]

Hairston elected to board

John Hairston, CEO of Hancock Holding Co., has been elected to the board of directors of the American Banking Association. Hancock Holding is the parent of Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank. The Sun Herald reports Hairston’s election took place at the organization’s recent meeting in San Diego. He is one of nine members elected to […] [...]

Hancock adds bankers

Broussard Two energy bankers have joined the Hancock Holding Company financial services organization. Senior vice president and managing director of the Energy Division Donovan Broussard and senior vice president and senior energy banker Liana Tchernysheva together bring more than 32 years of experience in the energy banking sector to the company. Leading the Whitney Bank […] [...]


Hancock and Whitney banks merge to form the America’s 32nd largest financial services institution Two of the Gulf South’s oldest financial institutions will complete a merger during the second quarter of this year to become the 32nd largest financial services institution in the United States. Gulfport-based Hancock Holding Company, parent company of 112-year-old Hancock Bank, and […] [...]

Harris now chief internal auditor

Hugh B. “Tre” Harris III, a 24-year veteran of the Gulf South financial services industry, recently joined Hancock Holding Company as chief internal auditor. Harris, a Hancock vice president, previously directed all of the financial audit activities for the United States and Puerto Rico entities of the nation’s 15th largest commercial bank. Harris, a native […] [...]

Loper named officer at Hancock

Hancock Holding Company president and CEO Carl J. Chaney announced the assignment of D. Shane Loper as chief risk officer and chief administrative officer for the company. Loper received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and an MBA from Troy State University. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of […] [...]

Levens takes seat on board

by Published: September 28,2009

Tags: Hancock Holding Company, Jerry L. Levens

Long Beach native Jerry L. Levens, a Mississippi Gulf Coast CPA and certified fraud examiner, has been named to the Hancock Holding Company board of directors. A partner with Alexander, Van Loon, Sloan, Levens & Favre, PLLC, of Gulfport and Wiggins, Levens became a member of the Hancock Bank Mississippi board in May 2008. As […] [...]

Coast businessman named Hancock Holding chairman

by Published: July 13,2009

Tags: Hancock Holding Company, James Estabrook Jr.

Veteran Gulf Coast business and civic leader James B. “Jim” Estabrook Jr. will assume responsibilities as chairman of the board of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ: HBHC), one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies and corporate parent of 110-year-old Hancock Bank. Estabrook became Hancock Holding Company chairman July 6 as former Hancock chairman and retired chief […] [...]

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