Huntington Economist To Analyze Recovery In Quarterly Webinar

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. George Mokrzan, senior economist at Huntington (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com), will explore the state of the regional and national economic recovery in a one-hour webinar at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18.

To register for the webinar, go to www.huntington.com/webinars.

"This is the first of a series of quarterly webinars designed to provide Huntington's economic expertise to the business community and interested consumers throughout the markets we serve," said Daniel B. Benhase, Huntington senior executive vice president.

"As an economist, George brings a really unique perspective," added Benhase. "He understands the macro forces of the global economy, but digs deeper into the data from our Midwest markets because of his daily work with the Huntington asset management team. He has a front-row seat to the economic forces that shape the market, making his analysis particularly insightful."

About Dr. George Mokrzan

As senior economist, Dr. George Mokrzan provides economic analysis and forecasting for Huntington and its investment management business, the Private Financial Group, which manages more than $13 billion in financial assets including the Huntington Funds. Mokrzan serves on the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) of the American Bankers' Association (ABA). Most recently, he has become a panelist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Livingston Survey and also serves on the CNN Money Economist Poll. Mokrzan earned his doctorate in macroeconomics, international economics and econometrics from Duke University in 1990. He earned a master's degree in economics from Duke University and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Rochester.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $53 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has been providing a full range of financial services for 144 years. Huntington offers checking, loans, savings, insurance and investment services. It has more than 600 branches and also offers retail and commercial financial services online at huntington.com; through its telephone bank; and through its network of over 1,350 ATMs. Huntington's Auto Finance and Dealer Services group offers automobile loans to consumers and commercial loans to automobile dealers within our six-state banking franchise area, as well as selected New England states.  

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