Myron Watterson of First Citizens is Promoted to Vice President and Systems Product Analyst

May 8, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – May 8, 2008 – First Citizens is pleased to announce the promotion of Myron Watterson to vice president and systems product analyst. In this role, Watterson is responsible for product management and product development related to all cash management products as well as the business online banking advantage administration.

Watterson is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and management information systems. He has been with First Citizens since 2000. Prior to joining First Citizens, Watterson held the position of electronic claims specialist for Physicians Health Plan (Carolina Care Plan) and was a marketing specialist for Interstate-Johnson Lane. He currently serves on the board of directors for the South Carolina Automated Clearing House Association, is a member of the South Carolina Treasury Management Association, and is a volunteer at Lakewood Ministries.


About First Citizens
First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., is the parent company of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., and The Exchange Bank of South Carolina, Inc. First Citizens Bank offers services in commercial and retail banking through its 170 offices in South Carolina and Georgia. As of March 31, 2008, First Citizens Bancorporation had total consolidated assets of $6.40 billion.

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