Harris Simmons
CEO, Zions Bancorp

In 2000, a long period of solid growth and shareholder return was disrupted by a botched multibillion dollar merger with First Security Bank, an event that promptly sent Zions stock into a tailspin.  President and CEO Harris Simmons says the experience taught him lessons about how to look at potential deals going forward — in particular, the importance of retaining valued employees amid potential mergers.
Source: Interview with Zions Banc corporation’s Harris Simmons By Eileen Kinsella,The Street, 28 Feb 2001

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