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KeyCorp Names Craig Buffie Chief Human Resources Officer

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

KeyCorp Names Craig Buffie Chief Human Resources Officer10:00 EST Tuesday, February 05, 2013CLEVELAND, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) announced today that Craig Buffie, a human resources executive with 27 years experience in financial services, has joined the company as its Chief Human Resources Officer.    (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/CL53122 )Buffie will be responsible for the development and implementation of the bank's human capital strategy for 15,500 employees in the United States and overseas. He will report to KeyCorp Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Beth E. Mooney and will be a member of Key's Executive Leadership Team and the Executive Council. His scope of responsibilities will include: talent management; leadership development; employee engagement; talent recruiting; compensation and benefits and employee relations.  "Craig Buffie is a tremendous addition to Key's leadership team. He possesses deep business and human resources leadership skills with a proven ability to help drive business improvement. Craig brings a unique perspective that will enable him to lead our efforts to attract, retain, and engage a diverse and talented workforce," said Mooney. During his 27 year career at Bank of America, Buffie served in numerous human resources executive positions supporting technology and operations, consumer, small business, and the corporate and investment bank. Most recently, he was Head of Home Loans Sales and Fulfillment for Bank of America.Buffie holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Penn State University. About KeyCorpKeyCorp was organized more than 160 years ago and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. One of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, Key had assets of approximately $89.2 billion on December 31, 2012.  Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses in 14 states under the name KeyBank National Association. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.SOURCE KeyCorpFor further information: Marylee Gotch, +1-216-471-2880, Marylee_A_Gotch@keybank.com, or KEY MEDIA NEWSROOM: www.key.com/newsroom