Morgan Keegan CEO to Retire in April


BIRMINGHAM (AP) - Financial services provider Regions Financial Corp. said Wednesday Doug Edwards, the president and chief executive of its brokerage and investment banking subsidiary Morgan Keegan & Co., will retire in April.

Regions said it named John C. Carson Jr. as the new chief executive at the unit.

Carson, 51, served as president of fixed income capital markets and was an executive managing director of the firm.

The company also named R. Patrick Kruczek as president and chief operating officer of the unit. Kruczek, 43, has worked as the chief administrative officer of Morgan Keegan since 2006.

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