BancorpSouth appoints Chris Bagley as COO BancorpSouth has selected Chris A. Bagley as the next COO of BancorpSouth and BancorpSouth Bank. Bagley will succeed James V. Kelley upon his previously announced retirement on August 15. Kelley has served as BancorpSouth's COO since 2000.
BancorpSouth increases quarterly dividend 33% The board of BancorpSouth declared a quarterly cash dividend of 10c per common share, which represents an increase of 2.5c per common share, or 33%, compared to its most recent dividend of 7.5c per common share paid on July 1. The dividend is payable October 1 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 15.