MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 27, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Christine Hobrough has been named
regional manager in charge of all 71 U.S. Bank branches in the U.S. Bank
headquarters Twin Cities market. Hobrough succeeds Kurt Treu, who was promoted
to the position of market president in Cleveland.
Hobrough has been with U.S. Bank for 21 years, starting as a teller in St. Paul
when the company was First Bank System. During her tenure, Hobrough has held
positions in information systems, consumer lending as well as numerous branch
manager assignments. She has held market and district manager positions with the
bank in Denver, Chicago, Milwaukee and most recently in the Twin Cities, where
she oversaw 17 branches in the northeast metropolitan area.
"Christine is the perfect choice to lead the Twin Cities," said Kathy Beechem,
executive vice president of metropolitan banking at U.S. Bank. "She is a top
performer leading many of her managers to our highest recognition, Pinnacle,
which she earned herself all four quarters this year. She is respected by her
peers, loves our bank, loves the Twin Cities and is a welcome addition to the
regional metro team."
Hobrough earned her bachelor's degree in economics from the University of
Minnesota, and is in the process of completing her master's degree in finance
from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. She serves on the board of
the Minnesota Children's Museum. Hobrough and her family live in Stillwater,
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of with $189 billion, is the 8th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,243 banking offices and 4,425 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of
banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking
benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S.
Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
Editor's note: photo available upon request.
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
Steve Dale, 612-303-0784
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