Whitney National Bank

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Whitney Bank on St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans
Whitney National Bank
Type Subsidiary
Industry Finance and Insurance, Securities
Founded 1883
Headquarters New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Key people John Hope - Chairman & CEO
Products Financial Services
Employees 2550 (approximate)
Parent Hancock Bank
Website www.whitneybank.com

Whitney National Bank is a regional community banking institution headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded in 1883, it is the oldest continuously operating bank in Louisiana and a major player in the Gulf South banking industry.[1] Whitney branches are distinguished by a characteristic clock, sometimes known as a "Whitney clock". The distinctive clock is used by the Bank as their symbol.

Beginning with the 2010 NFL season, Whitney National Bank became the official bank of the New Orleans Saints.

Whitney announced it would merge into Mississippi-based Hancock Bank in December 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ >"History of Whitney National Bank". 2005. Retrieved 2007-08-14. 

External links[edit]