SunTrust Banks Inc (NYSE:STI) today named Kevin S. Blair the Chairman, President and CEO of SunTrust Bank, Georgia Region. He succeeds William B. Haile, who previously announced his plans to retire last April 30th.Mr. Blair will report to E. Jenner Wood, III, SunTrust's AtlantaGeorgia Division Chairman, President and CEO, and will be based in Savannah.Wood said, "Kevin brings a versatile and extensive banking background as well as superior leadership skills to his new role. Throughout his career at SunTrust, Kevin has displayed a passion for winning, an ability to drive results and strong commitment to the community. We also greatly value the many contributions Bill Haile has made to SunTrust over his 36 year career, and are pleased that we are able to draw upon his experience during this transition."