Huntington Bank Recognized as One of Nation's Best Banks in Treasury Management

Wins National and Regional Awards in the area of Treasury Management

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntington Bank has been named a two-time winner of the 2009 Greenwich Excellence Award, which recognizes small business and middle market banking services nationally and regionally, based on results from the 2009 Greenwich Associates' Small Business and Middle Market Banking Study.

This is the third consecutive time that Huntington has received Excellence Awards from Greenwich and is one of the only banks to be a national repeat winner. This year, Huntington earned a national award for its Treasury Sales Specialist Performance for middle market companies and a regional award for overall satisfaction in the category of Treasury Management for small businesses.

"Huntington prides itself on staying ahead of and understanding the unique banking needs of business owners," said Jim Dunlap, senior executive vice president and commercial banking director. "These awards are an important validation of our talent and expertise by a widely regarded banking association, particularly when it comes to customizing Huntington services to the specific needs of each of our business clients."

Greenwich is a leading worldwide strategic consulting and research firm specializing in financial services. Its awards are nationally recognized and respected for their survey methodology. Results of the study are based on interviews with more than 13,000 business banking executives and 17,000 middle market executives.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) is a $52 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.  Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has been providing a full range of financial services including checking, loans, savings, insurance and investment services to customers for 144 years. Huntington  has more than 600 braches and offers retail and commercial financial services online at; through its technologically advanced, telephone bank; and through its network of over 1,300 ATMs.

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