Truist Financial Corp. Inc. said late Tuesday that John Howard, chairman and CEO of Truist Insurance Holdings, has been named to the Truist executive leadership team as chief insurance officer.
The move is part of the leadership transition associated with the 2019 merger of BB&T Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc. that created Truist Financial.
Mr. Howard, who retains his titles with Truist Insurance, will report directly to Bill Rogers, president and chief operating officer of Truist Financial.
Mr. Rogers will succeed Kelly King as CEO of Truist Financial on Sept. 1, as previously announced in February 2019 as part of the merger, the company said in a statement.
Mr. King will transition to the role of executive chairman of the board of directors of Truist Financial, effective through March 12, 2022.
Mr. Rogers also announced the other members of the Truist Financial executive leadership team and their roles, effective Sept. 1: Daryl N. Bible, chief financial officer; Scott Case, chief information officer; Beau Cummins, vice chair; Ellen M. Fitzsimmons, chief legal officer and head of public affairs; Mike Maguire, chief national consumer finance services and payments officer; Kimberly Moore-Wright, chief teammate officer and head of enterprise diversity; Brant J. Standridge, chief retail community banking officer; Clarke R. Starnes III, chief risk officer; Joseph M. Thompson, chief wealth officer; David H. Weaver, chief commercial community banking officer; and Donta L. Wilson, chief digital and client experience officer.