A Message from Kelly S. King
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BB&T Corporation
At BB&T, everything we do is guided by our core values:
- Independent Thinking
These values not only guide our every day relationships with our clients, employees, shareholders and the communities we serve, but also provide the foundation for our approach to sound corporate governance.
BB&T remains committed to the highest standards of corporate governance, beginning with the Corporation's Board of Directors and Executive Management who foster an environment conducive to sound corporate governance practices. Our corporate governance practices are described in the Corporation's Bylaws, Corporate Governance Guidelines, and the charters specifying the duties and responsibilities of each of the committees of the Board of Directors. BB&T can achieve its corporate goals and protect its reputation only by conducting business in accordance with the highest ethical, legal and moral standards. Our Employees, Senior Financial Officers, and Directors each must abide by Code of Ethics. Our clients, employees, shareholders and the communities we serve expect us to act in an ethical manner at all times if they are to continue to place their trust and confidence in us.