BancorpSouth exec Cowsert retiring

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Gregg Cowsert, BancorpSouth’s vice chairman and chief credit officer, is retiring Sept. 30, the company said Wednesday.
Cowsert joined the company in 1990. In 1996, he was promoted to executive vice president. Later that year he was named to his current positions.
BancorpSouth Chairman and CEO Aubrey Patterson said Cowsert “led in establishing and administering the quality standards and metrics that have been a hallmark of the company’s conservative credit culture” and that his “contributions to our company are numerous and he will be missed.”