Iberiabank, has announced today a change in leadership. After John R. Davis' resignation from his position as Director of Financial Strategy, Investor Relations, and Mergers and Acquisitions, effective today, August 31, 2017. Jefferson G. Parker, who will continue to be responsible for the capital markets business, will take on Investor Relations, and Fernando Perez-Hickman will serve as Director of Corporate Strategy and be responsible for Mergers and Acquisitions.
Daryl G. Byrd, President and Chief Executive Officer of Iberiabank Corporation, commented, "For 18 years, John has made immeasurable contributions to the success of our Company. He has been instrumental in transforming our Company from a small Louisiana-based community bank holding company to the nearly $30 billion regional, multi-faceted financial holding company it is today. We thank him for his dedication and extraordinary hard work and wish him all the best."
John R. Davis said, "I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Daryl, my teammates, and the investment community in building a dynamic company through unprecedented economic and regulatory changes. The Iberiabank brand of quality is truly defined by its people. I am confident that Jeff and Fernando will do a great job and expect this to be a very smooth transition."
Byrd continued, "Jeff's background, his 16 years of service both as an outside Director of our Company and as head of our capital markets and brokerage businesses, position him well to handle investor relations. Through the recent acquisition of Sabadell United Bank, Fernando joined our Company and will serve as Director of Corporate Strategy and lead our mergers and acquisitions efforts. I am confident that Jeff and Fernando will continue to leverage the strong relationships John has developed to continue to grow our Company successfully."