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Fifth Third Bank Launches New Division Focused on Payments and Commerce Solutions

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Fifth Third Bank has announced the formation of the Payments and Commerce Solutions division. The new division was created to rethink the payment and commerce experience with innovation that delivers greater value to customers. The organization is led by Randy Koporc, executive vice president and head of Fifth Third Payments and Commerce Solutions.

Randy Koporc, executive vice president and head of Fifth Third Payments and Commerce Solutions (Phot

Randy Koporc, executive vice president and head of Fifth Third Payments and Commerce Solutions (Photo: Business Wire)

“We’re launching the Payments and Commerce Solutions division to provide a deeper, more holistic and innovative experience to our customers,” said Greg Carmichael, president and chief operating officer, Fifth Third Bancorp. “Our deliberate and focused approach in the payments and commerce solutions space presents a new way to turn our curiosity and insight into valuable offerings for our customers.”

The new division combines existing businesses such as Treasury Management, Commercial and Consumer Card, and Currency Processing Solutions with resources specialized in developing innovative commerce-enabled solutions. Fifth Third is evolving beyond the traditional payment infrastructure to provide solutions for complex, high transaction industries and segments such as retail and healthcare.

“Our scale, history and industry knowledge uniquely position Fifth Third to compete and win in this evolving category,” said Koporc. “This is a market characterized by much faster innovation. Capturing opportunities requires us to build an organization that is both agile and swift in pursuit of both solutions and talent.”

Koporc most recently served as president of Fifth Third Bank’s Georgia affiliate. He has more than two decades of financial services experience in various executive leader roles. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida and a master’s degree from the University of Central Florida.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $133 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,309 full-service Banking Centers, including 102 Bank Mart(R) locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,619 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 22.8% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2014, had $305 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ(R) Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC.

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