Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> September 20, 2001

Rufus Fulton Jr. – Fulton Financial Corporation (fult)

RUFUS A. FULTON, JR. began his banking career as a Trust Officer Trainee with Fulton Bank in August 1966. In 1969, he was named Trust Administrator and in 1971, was promoted to Trust Officer. In 1977, Mr. Fulton was named Senior Vice President and in 1982, Executive Vice President. In 1987 he was named President of Fulton Financial Corporation and was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Fulton Financial Corporation effective January 1, 1993. The title of Chairman was added January 1, 1999. In January 2001 Mr. Fulton was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fulton Financial Corporation. 1984 and was elected a member of the Fulton Financial Corporation and Fulton Bank Board of Directors. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Fulton Financial


Mr. Fulton: The company was formed in 1882, primarily by tobacco

merchants. It was named for Robert Fulton, the