Posts Tagged ‘Richard Hickson’

CEO leaves Trustmark in good shape

by Ted Carter Published: November 28,2010

Tags: Richard Hickson, Trustmark National Bank

Hickson leaves ‘Host’ of strategies Departing Trustmark chairman, CEO says new leadership has leverage to grow earnings Hearin, Day and Hickson. That’s how long it takes for a roll call of Trustmark National Bank’s top leadership over the past 50 years. Each executive left a mark on the bank that Jackson built — Bob Hearin […] [...]

CEO’s post-retirement plans still not settled

by Ted Carter Published: November 28,2010

Tags: Millsaps College, Richard Hickson, St. Dominic Hospital, Trustmark

  Richard Hickson says his Trustmark workload has left him little time to decide what he’ll do in retirement beyond involvement in his two principal civic causes – Millsaps College and St. Dominic Hospital. Two other things he knows for certain. He’ll be 67 and a full-time Mississippi resident. He said his interests are likely […] [...]

Trustmark says strides made putting Memphis real estate loans troubles in past

by Ted Carter Published: November 7,2010

Tags: Richard Hickson, Trustmark

Trustmark’s Richard Hickson isn’t quite sure what to make of Memphis. The chairman & CEO has wrestled more with real estate loan problems in Florida. But Tennessee, especially Memphis, occupied a lot of his attention in the last quarter. The past quarter impaired loans in Memphis and the rest of Tennessee forced the Jackson-based Trustmark […] [...]

Trustmark reports strong 3Q earnings

by Ted Carter Published: October 31,2010

Tags: Richard Hickson, Trustmark Corp

Jackson-based regional bank says its capital strength gives it ‘offensive’ options Coming off the disappointment of losing the acquisition of Cadence Bank in early October, Trustmark Corp. got a lift last week with third quarter earnings that paid 40 cents per common share, two cents higher than the analysts’ consensus estimate. The quarter’s showing gives a […] [...]

Trustmark CEO: Cadence deal lost luster after competitor upped ante

by Ted Carter Published: October 31,2010

Tags: Cadence, Richard Hickson, Trustmark

Trustmark ready to consider new acquisition opportunities if money potential is right. Trustmark executives backed away from the Cadence acquisition because a bid showdown with competing suitor Community Bancorp of Houston had too much short-term downside, said Trustmark chairman and CEO Richard Hickson in his first public remarks about his bank’s loss of the merger in […] [...]

Golden Triangle key for Trustmark

by Ted Carter Published: September 26,2010

Tags: Cadence, Gerald Host, Mississippi Golden Triangle, Richard Hickson, Trustmark National Bank

Memphis, Tuscaloosa markets also drawing cards Trustmark National Bank executives looked with envy at competitor Cadence Bank’s dominance throughout the economically resurgent Mississippi Golden Triangle and Cadence’s strengths in such markets as Memphis and Tuscaloosa. They turned envy to action this week with the signing of a “definitive” agreement to acquire the $1.8 billion Starkville-based […] [...]

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