Fifth Third Bancorp announced the appointment of Laurent Desmangles and Kathleen Rogers as independent directors of the company, effective immediately. Desmangles is a retired senior partner and managing director at Boston Consulting. He brings broad knowledge of the financial services industry, regional banking and the fintech sector to Fifth Third.

He will provide additional expertise in corporate strategy, digital and analytics innovation and change management. Rogers retired from U.S. Bancorp after a 35-year career. She was an executive vice president, most recently serving as chief finance administration officer and previously as chief financial officer.

She has extensive knowledge in public company financial management, including fiscal risk management, treasury actions, accounting policy and reporting, corporate development activities and strategic investments. . In addition, Ms. Rogers will serve on the Bancorp?s Audit, Human Capital and Compensation, and Risk and Compliance Committees and Mr. Desmangles will serve on the Bancorp?s Nominating and Corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance, and Technology Committees.