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Hancock Whitney promotes Mike Otero as company’s chief risk officer

Michael Otero, a Hancock Whitney executive vice president with 32-plus years of leadership experience in financial services audit, compliance, and risk management, is the company’s new Chief Risk Officer. Otero, who came to Hancock Whitney in 2013 as Chief Internal Auditor, was most recently the 120-year-old bank’s Deputy Chief Risk Officer. Mike succeeds Hancock Whitney’s former CRO, Joe Schwertz, who will ...

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Hancock ceding La., Texas operations to Whitney in proposed merger plan

Each bank will maintain its brand in core markets Gulfport is unlikely to see job losses with Hancock Bank’s acquisition of regional competitor Whitney National Bank, though consolidation of back office operations in Louisiana is expected to bring layoffs of some Whitney workers. Hancock president and CEO Carl Chaney said Hancock will maintain its corporate headquarters in Gulfport but New ...

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