GREEN BAY, Wis., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Banc-Corp ("Associated") today announced that William M. Bohn has been promoted to the position of executive vice president, head of Private Client and Institutional Services. 

Bohn had previously served as chief executive officer of Associated Financial Group (AFG), the company's insurance and employee benefits business. He will retain his leadership responsibilities with AFG as part of his new role.

"Bill's success in growing our AFG business over the past nine years, together with his 23 years of banking experience make him uniquely qualified to take on this important role for the organization," said Philip B. Flynn, Associated's president and chief executive officer.

A leading industry publication recently named AFG the second largest U.S. benefits broker specialist based on revenue growth.

Before his AFG executive role, Bohn was senior vice president/director of legal, compliance and risk management for Associated.  He has also held a number of senior legal counsel positions since joining Associated in 1997.

He holds a J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin. 

Bohn succeeds Timothy J. Lau who earlier this year was appointed to the new post of executive vice president, head of Community Markets for Associated.


Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) has total assets of $26 billion and is one of the top 50, publicly traded, U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services in over 200 banking locations serving more than 100 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at

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