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Regions Stockholders Elect 14 Directors at Annual Meeting; President and CEO Grayson Hall's Presentation Available by Webcast

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Regions Stockholders Elect 14 Directors at Annual Meeting; President and CEO Grayson Hall's Presentation Available by Webcast16:38 EDT Thursday, May 19, 2011 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Business Wire) -- Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) held its annual meeting today at the company's Birmingham headquarters. Stockholders approved each of the proposals recommended by the Board, including the election of fourteen directors to one-year terms. One shareholder proposal was rejected. The fourteen directors elected to the Board are Samuel W. Bartholomew Jr., George W. Bryan, Carolyn H. Byrd, David J. Cooper Sr., Earnest W. Deavenport Jr., Don DeFosset, Eric C. Fast, O.B. Grayson Hall Jr., Charles D. McCrary, James R. Malone, Susan W. Matlock, John E. Maupin Jr., John R. Roberts and Lee J. Styslinger III. Following the annual meeting President and CEO Grayson Hall addressed stockholders, discussing the company's business results and strategic priorities. To see a webcast of the presentation and hear Mr. Hall's comments, go to the Investor Relations page of www.regions.com. About Regions Financial Corporation Regions Financial Corporation, with $132 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation's largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, trust, securities brokerage, mortgage and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers in 16 states across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,800 banking offices and 2,200 ATMs. Its investment and securities brokerage trust and asset management division, Morgan Keegan & Company Inc., provides services from over 300 offices. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com. Regions Financial CorporationMedia Contact:Tim Deighton, 205-264-4551orInvestor Relations Contact:List Underwood, 205-801-0265