Comerica Incorporated Appoints Kelly Gage as Director of Investor Relations; Darlene Persons will retire on April 1

DALLAS, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) announced today that kelly caliber, The National Director of Sales and Strategy of Banco Comercial will be appointed Senior Vice President, Director of Investor Relations, effective September 1, 2022. Gage will succeed Darlene PeopleSenior Vice President, Director of Investor Relations, who plans to retire on April 1, 2023. Gage will report to Jim Herzogexecutive vice president and chief financial officer.

“Kelly’s leadership, her extensive knowledge of Comerica and its businesses, and her unwavering commitment make her a perfect fit for this role,” said Herzog. “We thank Darlene for her hard work and dedication, as well as the strong relationships she fostered throughout her 36 years with Comerica.”

In his new role, Gage is responsible for clearly articulating Comerica’s value proposition. This includes meeting the information needs of investors and analysts regarding the company’s business model, long-term strategy, financial performance and governance.

Gage began his banking career at Comerica in 2004 as a credit analyst and later assumed the role of middle market relationship manager. Gage has made significant contributions to many important projects that shaped the future of Commercial Bank. Those projects led to the creation of her position as National Director of Sales and Strategy for Banco Comercial.

American Banker recently recognized Gage for her leadership and success at Comerica, naming her its Most Powerful Women in Banking 2021: Next. The honor recognizes the achievements of women age 40 and under from across the banking industry.

Gage graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance and Spanish from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.

Persons has served the Comerica investor community for 16 years as Head of Investor Relations. He began his tenure at Comerica in 1986 as a credit analyst and subsequently joined the International Department, taking on increasing levels of responsibility and ultimately managing its Canada Group. In 2006 she was appointed Director of Investor Relations. The lasting impact of people at Comerica includes helping establish the office of Corporate Sustainability in 2008 and leadership of the North Texas Women’s Forum.

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) is a financial services company based in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships and helping people and businesses succeed. In addition to TexasComerica Bank locations can be found at Arizona, California, Florida Y Michiganwith select companies operating in several other states, as well as in Canada Y Mexico. Comerica reported total assets of $86.9 billion from June 30, 2022.

SOURCE Comerica Incorporated

Comerica Incorporated Appoints Kelly Gage as Director of Investor Relations; Darlene Persons will retire on April 1 rt

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