Delie succeeds Stephen J. Gurgovits, who will now serve as Chairman of the Board.
has been consistent in building customer and shareholder value, and it was important that the search for the next Chief Executive Officer identify a leader who can continue that successful focus," commented Gurgovits
Gurgovits will serve as Chairman of F.N.B. Corporation and continue in his role as Chairman of First National Bank.
In March 2012, he
will begin a five year consulting agreement with the Company.
About Stephen J. Gurgovits
Mr. Gurgovits has served in a variety of capacities during his 50-year tenure with F.N.B. Prior to his current role as CEO of F.N.B. Corporation, which he assumed in 2004, he served as President of F.N.B. Corporation and President and CEO of First National Bank of Pennsylvania.
Under Gurgovits's leadership as CEO, F.N.B. Corporation completed eight bank mergers, growing assets from $3.8 billion to $12 billion, doubled the size of its insurance affiliate, expanded its finance company, and created a wholly owned merchant banking subsidiary, F.N.B. Capital Corporation.
Gurgovits is a respected leader throughout the banking industry and the community.
He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PBA), an organization he previously served as Chairman.
He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Bankers Association and a member of the American Bankers Council.
He serves the community as a board member for numerous educational, developmental and health care institutions including Penn State University Shenango in Sharon and Penn State University Behrend in Erie, Penn-Northwest Development, Sharon Regional Health System and the Strimbu Memorial Fund.
He served as Chairman for the Buhl Farm Capital Campaign and is currently a Buhl Trustee.