The regiona as rightfully been absorbed by the Mayes manhunt and Bain sisters news (read more) so we're not going to hold it against you if you missed our story yesterday about BancorpSouth.
Aubrey Patterson, the bank's president and CEO, announced his retirement, effective next year.
More from today's paper (full story):
Patterson, 69, joined the then-Bank of Mississippi in 1972 and has worked his way up the ranks of the $13.3 billion financial holding company.
Patterson, who has served in his dual roles of the Tupelo-based financial holding company since 1991, will continue to be chairman and CEO until a successor is named and the transition is complete, according to the company.
A new leader is expected to be named by the next shareholders’ meeting in April 2013.