BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Feb. 14, 2019 – Regions Bank today announced that Juan A. Cazorla has been appointed head of the Regions Transportation and Logistics Specialized Industry Group. Cazorla leads the group from the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina office.
Under Cazorla’s leadership, the Transportation and Logistics Group will continue to serve a wide array of companies and institutions which operate in the logistics, maritime, rail, trucking, leasing and waste management sectors. The group is currently comprised of transportation-dedicated banking professionals with more than 50 years of combined industry and transaction experience.
“Juan has proven to be a creative leader with a focus on expanding Regions’ business, and he will bring that drive to our transportation and logistics banking business,” said Ward Cheatham, Regions Corporate Banking Division Head. “Juan’s leadership will help reinforce our emphasis on providing financing and strategic solutions to leading companies in growing and capital-intensive industry segments.”
Cazorla joined Regions in 2013 as a Managing Director in the Corporate Banking Group, serving large corporate and mid-cap clients. His background includes more than 25 years in financial services, including 18 years at Bank of America in Debt Capital Markets, client management and credit products. He also has extensive and broad experience in public and private fixed income markets, risk management solutions, corporate treasury issues, and business turnarounds and restructurings.
Cazorla is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Banking and a Master of Business Administration.
“Regions has a long-standing track-record of successfully working with transportation and logistics companies,” said Cazorla. “I look forward to the opportunity to further diversify and expand our team and our sector coverage within the logistics, trucking and waste sectors by focusing on growth opportunities and leveraging key internal and external partnerships.”
Regions’ Corporate Banking Group serves public and private companies throughout the bank’s geographic footprint as well as across the United States through its Specialized Industry groups. Regions Capital Markets, a division of Regions Bank, provides products and services including syndicated loan facilities, interest rate, commodity and foreign exchange risk hedging. Operating under wholly-owned subsidiaries of Regions Financial Corporation, Regions provides advisory and certain capital raising services: Regions Securities LLC serves as a broker-dealer to corporate and commercial clients and BlackArch Partners LLC offers merger and acquisition services.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $126 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, wealth management, and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.