Sun Bancorp Inc., Vineland, named Thomas X. Geisel president and chief executive officer of the bank holding company and its subsidiary Sun National Bank.

Geisel, who will succeed interim president and CEO Sidney R. Brown, has been president for two years of KeyBank's northeast region, based in Albany, N.Y.

Geisel, 46, will start Jan. 7. Sun has 70 branches in New Jersey and Delaware, $2.7 billion in deposits, and $3.3 billion in assets.