Industry veteran Bob Lewis has been named senior vice president and director of the residential mortgage wholesale channel at Fifth Third Bancorp, Cincinnati, as part of an effort to boost Fifth Third's wholesale market share.The company said Mr. Lewis will be responsible for the growth of sales and fulfillment of mortgage loan origination from broker relationships throughout the East. Mr. Lewis joins Fifth Third from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, where he served as wholesale national sales manager in the institutional lending division and previously managed its correspondent banking business. In connection with the planned expansion of wholesale operations, Fifth Third said Mr. Lewis has appointed Scott Enders vice president and national operations manager and the following as vice presidents and regional division managers: Chris Shrader for the West region; Jim Hensley for the Southeast; and Christopher Knox for the Northeast.

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