PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced that William H. Callihan will retire as senior vice president and director of Investor Relations in the first quarter of 2016. Senior Vice President Bryan K. Gill will succeed Callihan. The two will work closely through the first quarter to ensure a smooth transition.
"Bill's guidance and advice strongly influenced PNC leadership over his 35 years with the company and its predecessors," said PNC Chief Financial Officer Robert Q. Reilly. "He built a nationally recognized investor relations team, and he helped establish PNC's strong reputation for integrity with institutional investors and individual shareholders alike through decades of growth and change."
Callihan started his career in banking as a part-time summer employee for United National Bank in Canton, Ohio, where he rose to become vice president and controller. In 1980 he became controller for Central Bancorporation's affiliate in northeastern Ohio. He was named controller for Central Bancorporation in 1987, and upon its acquisition by PNC in 1989, was named regional controller for PNC. In 1992 he assumed his investor relations responsibilities. Callihan was named to the Institutional Investor magazine 'All-American Team' as 'Best Investor Relations Officer' for large-cap banks five times from 2011 to 2015.
Gill joined PNC in 1996 and served in various roles within Finance and Investor Relations. He currently serves as deputy director of Investor Relations. Prior to starting at PNC, he was the controller for Standard Bank in Monroeville, Pa.
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.
Bryan K. Gill
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