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First Horizon Named One of Top 50 Companies for Female Executives

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) has been named by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) as one of 70 companies on the 2019 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women list.

“First Horizon takes great pride in our long history of supporting and promoting the success of women and we are honored to be recognized for the eighth consecutive year on NAFE’s Top Companies for Executive Women list,” said John Daniel, Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are proud of our progress and will continue to work to advocate and promote the success of women in our organization.”

This list honors U.S. corporations that demonstrate a strong focus in moving women to senior ranks, including mentoring, sponsorship, involvement in employee resource groups and leadership development training. Other factors used to identify the top companies include benefits, flexibility, corporate culture, and CEO involvement in advancing women.

“The 2019 NAFE Top Companies continue to tell a progressive story about what organizations are doing to move women up into executive positions,” says Subha V. Barry, president of Working Mother Media. “While the results are encouraging, there is still much work to do."

First Horizon Highlights:

  • Women make up 63% of our company’s workforce
  • Our executive team comprises 32% women
  • Our senior managers are 25% women
  • Females represent 77% of manager roles
  • New mothers receive an average of eight weeks of fully paid leave
  • Individuals who adopt receive four weeks of fully paid leave and up to $15,000 in adoption reimbursement assistance, doubled from the previous year

About First Horizon
First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provides financial services through its Capital Bank, First Tennessee Bank, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial businesses. The banking subsidiary was founded in 1864, has the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country and the largest deposit market share in Tennessee. The company operates more than 250 bank locations across the Southeast and 28 FTN Financial offices across the U.S. FTB Advisors wealth management group has more than 300 financial professionals and about $4.8 billion in assets under management. FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional customers in the U.S. and abroad. The company has been ranked by American Banker magazine among the Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. banks and as one of the nation’s best employers by the National Association for Female Executives and Fortune magazine. More information is available at www.FirstHorizon.com.

About NAFE
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), founded in 1972, serves members with networking, tools, and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses. Working Mother magazine publishes the annual NAFE Top Companies list. NAFE.com provides up-to-date information, a community for women in business, and access to member benefits. NAFE is a division of Working Mother Media, owned by Bonnier Corporation.

CONTACT:   Silvia Alvarez, 901-523-4465, SAlvarez@firsttennessee.com

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