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Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting

CINCINNATI, Apr 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has announced that its shareholders have re-elected the following directors at the Bancorp's Annual Meeting held earlier today at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati:

  • Darryl Allen, retired chairman, CEO and president, Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc.
  • B. Evan Bayh III, partner, McGuireWoods, LLP.
  • Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr., owner and president, B.F. Companies.
  • Emerson L. Brumback, retired president and COO, M&T Bank.
  • James P. Hackett, president, CEO and director, Steelcase, Inc.
  • Gary R. Heminger, president, CEO and director, Marathon Petroleum Corporation.
  • Jewell D. Hoover, principal and bank consultant, Hoover and Associates, LLC.
  • William M. Isaac, chairman, Fifth Third Bancorp and senior managing director, FTI Consulting.
  • Kevin T. Kabat, president and CEO, Fifth Third Bancorp.
  • Dr. Mitchel D. Livingston, vice president for Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer, University of Cincinnati.
  • Michael B. McCallister, chairman and CEO, Humana, Inc.
  • Hendrik G. Meijer, co-chairman, director and CEO, Meijer, Inc.
  • John J. Schiff, Jr., chairman of the executive committee and director, Cincinnati Financial Corporation.
  • Marsha C. Williams, retired senior vice president and CFO, Orbitz Worldwide, Inc.

Fifth Third shareholders also approved the following:

  • A proposal to approve the appointment of Deloitte and Touche LLP as Fifth Third's independent registered accounting firm for 2012.
  • The shareholders, by advisory vote, approved having an advisory vote each year on Executive Compensation.
  • A proposal to amend Fifth Third's Articles of Incorporation and Code of Regulations in order to implement a majority voting standard for uncontested election of directors unless cumulative voting is in effect.
  • The shareholders, by advisory vote, approved Fifth Third's executive compensation practices.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $117 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,315 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart(R) locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,404 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 39% interest in Vantiv, LLC, formerly Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of December 31, 2011, had $282 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $24 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ(R) National Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Fifth Third Bank. Member FDIC.

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Fifth Third Bancorp
Debra DeCourcy, APR, 513-534-4153