VOL. 125 | NO. 180 | Thursday, September 16, 2010
Host to Become CEO of Trustmark
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Trustmark Corp. and its subsidiary, Trustmark National Bank, said Tuesday that Gerard Host will serve as president and CEO of both companies starting Jan. 1.
Richard Hickson is Trustmark's current chairman and CEO. He plans to retire as CEO on Dec. 31 but will stay on as chairman until the company's annual shareholders meeting in May 2011.
Host currently serves as a director of both companies as well as president and chief operating officer of Trustmark National Bank, a position he has held since 2008. He has held various other executive positions in 26 years at Trustmark.
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