LAYTON — First National Bank chairman Kevin S. Garn announced the Layton-based bank's board of directors has elected Noall J. Bennett president and CEO on an interim basis until a permanent replacement can be found for Howard G. Holt, who resigned to pursue other business opportunities.

Bennett has been a director of the bank since 1989 and left Zions Bank from the post of executive vice president in 1988. Following his tenure at Zion's, Bennett organized two new banks in Las Vegas, where he remains chairman of the board of Community Bank of Nevada.

Also announced is the appointment of K. John Jones as chief operating officer.

First National Bank has three Layton-area branches and locations in Salt Lake City, Bountiful and Clearfield.