Teresa White Elected to Synovus Board of Directors

COLUMBUS, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: SNV) has announced the election of Teresa
White, president of Aflac U.S., to its Board of Directors.

White has served as president of Aflac U.S., the operating U.S.
insurance businesses for Aflac Incorporated, since October 2014. Her
responsibilities include marketing, sales and distribution, information
technology, corporate communications, operations, US financial
management, and shared services. She also oversees the company’s
extensive distribution network of individual agents and brokers across
the country, as well as 5,300 employees. Before her appointment as
president, White served in various leadership positions with Aflac,
including chief operating officer from July 2013 to September 2014,
executive vice president and chief services officer from October 2012 to
July 2013, and executive vice president and chief administrative officer
from March 2008 to October 2012, among others.

“As a C-suite executive of a Fortune 500 company with extensive
operational and risk management experience, Teresa is an excellent
addition to our Board of Directors,” said Kessel D. Stelling, chairman
and CEO of Synovus. “She also understands the vital role businesses play
in serving local communities, and we are delighted to welcome her to

White has served on the boards of various non-profit and professional
organizations, including the Georgia Chamber Board of Governors,
Neighborworks Columbus, and Americas Health Insurance Plans. She has
been recognized for her leadership with a number of awards, including
three consecutive years as Black Enterprise’s Most Powerful Women in
Business, Bizwomen’s 2016 Women to Watch, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s
Women Who Mean Business, and numerous recognitions by American Business

White holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The
University of Texas at Arlington and a master’s degree in management
from Troy State University.

Synovus Financial Corp. is a financial services company based in
Columbus, Georgia, with approximately $47 billion in assets. Synovus
provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage
services through 300 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina,
Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Synovus, was named one of American Banker’s “Best Banks to Work
For” in 2018 and has been recognized as one of the country’s 10 “Most
Reputable Banks” by American Banker and the Reputation Institute
for four consecutive years. Synovus is on the web at synovus.com,
and on Twitter,
and Instagram.


Lee Underwood
Media Relations
(706) 644-0528

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