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John G. Medlin, Jr.

Wachovia Corporation

1977 - 1993

Finance

Military ServiceNavy
1970 b. 1933
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of North Carolina
Personal
Born-Died1933
BirthplaceNorth Carolina (NC)
RaceWhite
Era - 1970

Medlin expanded the relatively small Wachovia Bank into one of the largest financial companies in the south. During his seventeen year tenure, he acquired banks in Georgia and South Carolina and grew the asset base of the company from $3.6 billion to $35.3 billion. Medlin was consistently recognized by fellow CEOs as one of the best managers in banking.