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Fifth Third Private Bank names new national head

Kristine Garrett
Kristine Garrett

CINCINNATI, Oh. (Nov. 2, 2017) – Fifth Third Bancorp announced today that Kristine Garrett has been named senior vice president and head of Fifth Third Private Bank.

In her new role, Garrett will be responsible for leading the vision, strategy and execution for Fifth Third Private Bank across the bank’s footprint. She will report to Mike Michael, executive vice president and head of Wealth and Asset Management.

“Kristine’s background and expertise in the industry make her the perfect fit for this key role in our organization,” said Michael. “She also understands the importance of providing value and personalized service for our clients, which aligns with our vision to be the One Bank people most value and trust.”

Fifth Third Private Bank provides access to investment and planning solutions to preserve clients’ wealth, increase assets, protect businesses and leave a lasting legacy for high net-worth individuals and families. The group also offers digital solutions to assist with wealth management and estate planning, Life360 and LegacyLink, respectively.

Prior to joining Fifth Third, Garrett most recently served as president of private wealth at CIBC US. In this position, she had direct responsibility for private banking, investment management, trust and brokerage across the personal advisory and corporate client segments. She also held national and regional leadership roles at J.P. Morgan.

Garrett earned a bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.