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Synovus Announces Winners Award Recipients

June 7, 2007, Columbus, GA – Synovus (NYSE: SNV), the Columbus, Georgia-based diversified financial services company, recently announced the presentation of its Winners Awards. This honor is given by executive leadership to individuals or groups who exemplify the Synovus spirit through outstanding performance, service and attitude above the scope of the job expectations.

This year’s honorees include two groups of team members who went above and beyond to help fellow team members, neighbors and customers during the difficult days following the tornadoes that struck several Georgia and Alabama communities on March 1, 2007.

John Kelsoe, Rhoda Tomlinson and David Thompson from Synovus’ Community Bank and Trust in Enterprise, Alabama, and Kay Athon, Kim Dunn, Len Hicks and Buddy Guth with Synovus-owned Sumter Bank and Trust in Americus, Georgia, were all recognized by Synovus Chairman and CEO Richard Anthony. “These team members met the post-storm challenges with determination to care for our team members and customers in any way they could. They demonstrated exceptional leadership skills,” said Anthony.

About Synovus
Synovus (NYSE: SNV) is a diversified financial services holding company with more than $32 billion in assets based in Columbus, GA.  Synovus provides integrated financial services including banking, financial management, insurance, mortgage and leasing services through 39 banks and other Synovus offices in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee; and electronic payment processing through an 81-percent stake in TSYS (NYSE: TSS), one of the world’s largest companies for outsourced payment services.  FORTUNE magazine has named Synovus one of “The 100 Best Companies to Work For” in America, and has recognized Synovus in its Hall of Fame for consecutive appearances on the list since its inception in 1998.  In 2005, Synovus also appeared on “America’s Most Admired Companies” list.  See Synovus on the web at

Greg Hudgison
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