Press Release

Fulton Financial Corporation Names Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Company Release - 6/25/2013 2:22 PM ET

LANCASTER, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/13 -- Avi Patel has been named executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT). In this position, he will oversee the marketing department and is responsible for the brand management and marketing strategies of the corporation and all related affiliates.

Patel comes to Fulton Financial Corporation from First Niagara Bank in Buffalo, NY, where he most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to that, Avi worked for Wilmington Trust, in Wilmington, Delaware, he was responsible for product development and strategy. He has experience in developing marketing plans for retail, commercial, wealth management and insurance lines of businesses and implementing these strategies through traditional and interactive marketing mediums.

Patel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.

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Source: Fulton Financial Corporation