Bochette Named Treasurer for South State Corporation

COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- South State Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) announced that William C. Bochette III has been named treasurer.

William C. Bochette III, Executive Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer, South State Corporation

With 28 years of experience in the banking industry, Bochette has served in several positions for community banks, including CEO, CFO, and CRO. He has also worked as a bank examiner for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, formerly known as the Office of Thrift Supervision. Bochette joined South State Bank in 2011 as senior vice president in the financial management division. In 2014, he was named executive vice president and secretary to the board. In his new role, Bochette will serve as secretary and treasurer.

A native of Orangeburg, Bochette earned his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of South Carolina.

South State Corporation is the largest bank holding company headquartered in South Carolina. Founded in 1933, the Company’s primary subsidiary, South State Bank, has been serving the financial needs of its local communities in 25 South Carolina counties, 15 Georgia counties and four North Carolina counties for over 80 years. The bank also operates Minis & Co., Inc. and South State Advisory, both registered investment advisors; and First Southeast Investor Services, Inc., a limited purpose broker-dealer. South State Corporation has assets of approximately $10.8 billion and its stock is traded under the symbol SSB on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. More information can be found at