Wells Fargo Names Mark Hubbert Chief Risk and Credit Officer of Wells Fargo Advisors

St. Louis, August 5, 2015 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today Mark Hubbert has been named Chief Risk and Credit Officer of Wells Fargo Advisors. He will begin his new role on Sept. 1.

Hubbert has over 20 years of experience at Wells Fargo. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for Wealth Brokerage Services, the in-bank sales channel of Wells Fargo Advisors, a position he has held since 1997.

"Mark is a proven leader and trusted advisor within the brokerage and wealth management businesses of Wells Fargo, and I am pleased to welcome him to our team," said Vic Albrecht, head of Risk Management for Wells Fargo’s Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement (WBR) division.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Hubbert served as president in the retail discount brokerage business for First Fidelity Brokerage Services. Prior to that, he held several sales development and compliance roles with Citigroup.

In his new role, Hubbert will have responsibility for managing all risk in Wells Fargo Advisors, including those risks associated with new products and public offerings, market and trading risk, technology risk, credit risk, operational risk, business continuity planning and Basel reporting. He will join the Wells Fargo Advisors Operating Committee, led by President Mary Mack.

Hubbert replaces Jimmie Lenz, who has been named WBR’s technology risk director.

About Wells Fargo Advisors

With $1.4 trillion in client assets as of June 30, 2015, Wells Fargo Advisors provides investment advice and guidance to clients through 15,151 full-service financial advisors and 3,905 licensed bankers. This vast network of advisors, one of the nation’s largest, serves investors through locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Wells Fargo Advisors is the trade name used by two separate registered broker-dealers and non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company: Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (members SIPC). Statistics include other broker-dealers of Wells Fargo & Company. www.wellsfargoadvisors.com

Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors, L.L.C.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,700 locations, 12,800 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 266,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.