Walter Jeyakumar Receives Regions’ Top Associate Honor by EON


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									Walter Jeyakumar Receives Regions’ Top
Associate Honor
Wins Better Life Award for Dedication to Associates, Customers and Community

June 09, 2010 11:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time  

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) today
announced that Walter Jeyakumar, branch manager at Regions Bank in Lake Worth, Fla., is the June recipient of the
Better Life Award. The Better Life Award is the top award given at Regions to associates for outstanding dedication
and job performance, as well as exemplary involvement and commitment to the community.

Jeyakumar was recognized for his outstanding commitment to customer service. He is also noted as being an
exceptional leader at Regions and in the community. “Walter possesses the drive to be successful in everything he
does. We are proud to honor him with this prestigious award,” said Steve Nivet, South Florida area president for

Jeyakumar, a 22-year banking veteran, is actively involved in the community through a variety of organizations,
including Greater South Palm Beach Association, Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, United Methodist
Church of Palm Beaches and numerous other organizations.

The Better Life Award is presented monthly to a Regions associate who clearly lives the company’s mission to make
life better for customers, associates and the communities it serves, and who is an example of the company’s values:

    l   Put People First
    l   Do What Is Right
    l   Focus On Your Customer
    l   Reach Higher
    l   Enjoy Life

Regions associates are nominated by their managers and peers for the award. Regions President and Chief Executive
Officer Grayson Hall honors recipients at the company’s headquarters in Birmingham, Ala., at a meeting broadcast
live to offices and branches in the 16 states Regions serves. In addition to the recognition, associates earning the
Better Life Award will receive an additional week of vacation and a crystal award.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation, with $137 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 100 Index and one of the
nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, trust, securities brokerage, asset
management, 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 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

Regions Financial Corporation
Corporate Communications:
Evelyn Mitchell, 205-264-4551


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