Five years ago, Huntington Bancshares was lauded when it hired W. Lee Hoskins, then president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, to run its lead bank in Columbus, Ohio.

This week, Mr. Hoskins, who was viewed as the man-in-waiting for the company's top post, surprised analysts by calling it quits.

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