MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) once again was named to the InformationWeek 500 list of the nation's most innovative users of business technology, the company's fifth straight appearance on the list.
First Horizon, through its subsidiary First Tennessee Bank, was recognized for developing mobile banking services that keep pace with the changing preferences of business customers. First Tennessee broke through traditional development models to introduce mobile corporate banking that builds on the familiar online experience to deliver impressive results – all without the cost of developing and maintaining an app.
"The customer doesn't have to download an app, and First Tennessee avoided complexities and costs associated with supporting multiple device operating systems," said Bruce Livesay, executive vice president and chief information officer for First Horizon. "We are proud to be honored by InformationWeek for using technology to best benefit our customers."
The InformationWeek 500 tracks the information technology practices of the nation's most innovative IT organizations, providing a unique opportunity to understand and examine the business practices of these firms across core areas of operations including technology deployment, IT budgets, business-technology infrastructure and IT strategies.
About First Horizon
The 4,300 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 170 bank locations in and around Tennessee and 21 FTN Financial Group offices in the U.S. and abroad. First Tennessee Bank has the leading market share in Tennessee and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. First Horizon has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by AARP and Working Mother magazines. More information is available at www.firsthorizon.com.
CONTACT: First Horizon Contacts: CIO, Bruce Livesay, (901)523-5900 Media Relations, Jack Bradley, (901)523-4813
Source:First Horizon National Corporation