TAMPA — Fifth Third Bank named Brian Lamb its newest market president for Tampa Bay. Lamb, a senior vice president with the bank prior to his promotion, replaces Brian Keenan, who resigned in May.
Lamb joined Fifth Third Bank in 2006 as the market affiliate's chief financial officer, coming over from Home Discovery Real Estate Services Corp., where he also served as chief financial officer. A former director for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Lamb currently serves on the board of trustees for the University of South Florida.
Based in Cincinnati, Fifth Third Bank (symbol: FITB) manages $110 billion in assets. In 2010, the bank generated $753 million in net income. The company's stock is down 17% so far this year, and down 11% since July 2010, at a current per share price slightly above $12.