Kevin Blairhas been named executive vice president and CFO of Columbus, Ga.-based
Blair's appointmentis effective Aug. 17. He takes over from Tommy Prescott, who is retiring.
Prior to hisappointment, Blair served as corporate treasurer of Atlanta-based and was replaced byAl Kolesar. Kolesar was in turn previously SunTrust's head of capital adequacy andresolution.
Oversight ofcapital adequacy and resolution at SunTrust will now fall to Tom Panther, directorof corporate finance and controller. In addition, SunTrust appointed Ankur Vyasas assistant treasurer, effective Aug. 15 — Vyas will hold the post and keep hiscurrent responsibilities as director of investor relations.