MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2007--It's be kind to your
banker week April 23-28 at U.S. Bank as its offices will display
colorful banners and balloons and have special activities to mark
employee appreciation week.
Throughout the country, U.S. Bank branch staff at 2,498 banking
offices in 24 states will be honored for the outstanding service that
they provide to U.S. Bank customers every day. Every branch employee,
including the branch, sales and service and customer service manager,
teller coordinator and teller specialist, tellers, personal bankers,
universal bankers and/or co-managers will wear a special ribbon and
receive a special token of appreciation.
"Our branch employees are at the heart of this great company and
it is because of their outstanding service that we deserve the
confidence and loyalty of our customers," said Rick Hartnack, vice
chairman and head of consumer banking for U.S. Bancorp. "We appreciate
the work they do every day, and this week is when we take a moment to
pause and offer our gratitude for the value they bring to their
customers, coworkers and shareholders."
Additionally, 788 employees throughout the country will be honored
with a Top Performer award, in recognition of their outstanding
customer service, and will be given a special tribute by local
district and regional managers.
During the week of April 16-21, 5,662 U.S. Bank employees
nationwide reached a milestone anniversary of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30
years with the company and received a commemorative anniversary stone
pin that corresponded with their years of service. Of those, 1,571
celebrated 30 years with the company and eight individuals were
recognized for reaching milestone anniversaries of 50 years.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $221 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest commercial bank in the United States. The Company operates
2,498 banking offices and 4,837 ATMs in 24 states, 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 the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank Media Relations
Lisa H. Clark, 608-877-7517