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Cadence Bancorporation Nominates New Board Member

HOUSTON (March 25, 2019) – Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE), a regional financial holding company, today announced that Kathy Waller has been nominated to join its board of directors for a three-year term beginning May 2019. Waller will stand for election with current board members J. Richard Fredericks and Virginia A. Hepner at the company’s annual meeting on May 8, 2019 in Houston, Texas.


“Kathy is a gifted and highly experienced business leader and board member,” said Paul B. Murphy, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Cadence Bancorporation. “We welcome her to our board and look forward to the contributions she will bring through her diverse and visionary financial leadership and commitment to talent development.”


Waller most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and President, Enabling Services of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), where she led the company’s global finance, technical and shared services organizations, and represented the company to investors, lenders and rating agencies. After 32 years, Waller retired from The Coca-Cola Company on March 15, 2019.


With broad financial and operational leadership experience in the consumer and retail sectors, Waller has a proven track record of success in driving transformations, delivering strong financial performance, and forming strong relationships with investors and industry analysts. She has extensive knowledge across all areas of finance, including financial planning, investor relations, M&A, accounting, treasury, and tax.


Waller also serves on the boards of directors for Delta Airlines (NYSE: DAL), CGI Group (NYSE: GIB) and Beyond Meat. In addition, she is a member of the board of trustees of Spelman College and The Woodruff Arts Center.


About Cadence Bancorporation


Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a regional financial holding company with $17.6 billion in total pro forma assets for the combined Cadence Bancorporation and State Bank Financial Corporation as of December 31, 2018. Cadence operates 98 branch locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas, and provides corporations, middle-market companies, small businesses and consumers with a full range of innovative banking and financial solutions. Services and products include commercial and business banking, treasury management, specialized lending, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, SBA lending, foreign exchange, wealth management, investment and trust services, financial planning, retirement plan management, personal and business insurance, consumer banking, consumer loans, mortgages, home equity lines and loans, and credit cards. Clients have access to leading-edge online and mobile solutions, interactive teller machines, and more than 55,000 ATMs. The Cadence team of 1,800 associates is committed to exceeding customer expectations and helping their clients succeed financially.




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Cadence Bancorporation

Media contact:

Danielle Kernell


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Investor relations contact:

Valerie Toalson

713-871-4103 or 800-698-7878

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