Senior appointment at Fifth Third’s equipment finance division

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Fifth Third Bancorp has announced that Tom Partridge will make the move from CEO and president to lead Equipment Finance Services, the commercial leasing arm of Fifth Third.

Michael Ash, market president in Lexington, was named president and CEO. Mark Boison, the commercial middle market team leader in Lexington, will replace Ash.

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“All three of these appointments reflect the significant bench strength at Fifth Third,” said Greg D. Carmichael (pictured), president and chief operating officer of Fifth Third Bancorp. “Our talent development discipline gives us confidence to make management changes, both in our lines of business and within our marketplaces that will produce successful business results.”