William H. Linginfelter, previously an executive vice president responsible for retail, was named president and chief operating officer of SouthTrust Corp.'s Georgia bank.

Mr. Linginfelter, 40, succeeds Richard G. Hickson, who resigned from the company three weeks ago to become president and chief executive officer of $5.2 billion-asset Trustmark Corp. of Jackson, Miss.

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