Associated Banc-Corp today announced changes involving its executive committee. James (Jim) Payne, currently Associated's executive vice president and deputy chief information and operations officer, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief information and operations officer effective January 1, 2017.
Payne joined Associated in 2015 as executive vice president and chief technology officer. He has more than 30 years' of operations and technology experience, including 18 years within the financial services industry. "Jim's vast knowledge in the operations and technology field will continue to enhance and move the company forward," said Philip B. Flynn, president and CEO, Associated Bank. "He will be instrumental in continuing to manage the increasing complexities of our business."