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BB&T Corporation CEO cancels appearance at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference due to Hurricane Florence

Sep 12, 2018

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced that due to the potential threat of Hurricane Florence, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King will not be attending the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Thursday, Sept. 13. King was scheduled to speak at 11:15 a.m., but due to the potential impact of the storm on BB&T branches, clients and associates, he will remain in Winston-Salem to help direct BB&T's hurricane efforts.

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BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $222.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $39.1 billion as of June 30, 2018. Building on a long tradition of excellence in community banking, BB&T offers a wide range of financial services including retail and commercial banking, investments, insurance, wealth management, asset management, mortgage, corporate banking, capital markets and specialized lending. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T operates more than 1,900 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client service by Greenwich Associates for small business and middle market banking. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.

SOURCE BB&T Corporation

For further information: Alan Greer, Executive Vice President, BB&T Investor Relations, (336) 733-3021, AGreer@BBandT.com; Richard Baytosh, Senior Vice President, BB&T Investor Relations, (336) 733-0732, RBaytosh@BBandT.com; Brian Davis, Senior Vice President, BB&T Corporate Communications, Media@BBT.com


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