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KYW Career News Reports, February 18, 2018

Northwest Bank Appoints President

WARREN, PA , November 2, 2017 – Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBI) and Northwest Bank announced that Ronald J. Seiffert has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of both entities, effective November 13, 2017. As President and Chief Operating Officer of Northwest, Mr. Seiffert will oversee the strategic planning process as well as the company’s Revenue and Production Division and the Technology, Operations, Finance and Support Division. Upon Mr. Seiffert’s arrival, William J. Wagner, currently Chairman, President and CEO, will remain as Chairman and CEO of both Northwest Bancshares, Inc. and Northwest Bank.

Mr. Seiffert began his banking career with a prominent mid-west bank, and served in various positions for twenty-three years as the bank grew from $2 billion to $26 billion in assets. While most of his experience was focused on commercial banking products and services, at various times he provided oversight to the retail services, private banking, dealer sales and credit administration functions. His responsibilities encompassed the management of the bank’s delivery channels, which included all production personnel and branch offices in the bank’s seven geographic regions. In his final years with this institution, Mr. Seiffert rose to the level of Vice-Chairman of the bank’s Commercial Banking Group.

Most recently, Mr. Seiffert served for six years as Chairman, President and CEO of a $550 million community bank in central Ohio. In that capacity he led efforts to improve the bank’s performance by raising capital, improving credit quality, recruiting talent and implementing new systems, processes and procedures. Through these efforts, the profitability of the bank was greatly enhanced and the market capitalization of the bank was significantly increased.

In making the announcement, Chairman Wagner commented “the Board of Directors of Northwest is pleased to welcome Ron Seiffert as President and Chief Operating Officer. His significant experience and proven track record as a commercial banker will provide invaluable support to Northwest’s continued efforts to grow our commercial lines of business. In addition, Ron’s deep roots in community banking closely align with Northwest’s traditional role as one of the country’s premier regional community banks.”

Headquartered in Warren, Pennsylvania, Northwest Bancshares, Inc. is the holding company of Northwest Bank. Founded in 1896, Northwest Bank is a full-service financial institution offering a complete line of business and personal banking products, employee benefits and wealth management services, as well as the fulfillment of business and personal insurance needs. Northwest operates 164 full-service community banking offices and nine free standing drive-through facilities in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio.

Camden National Bank Names EVP

CAMDEN, Maine, September 26, 2017 – Camden National Bank (NASDAQ: CAC) named Patricia “Trish” Rose as its new Executive Vice President of Retail and Mortgage Banking.

Rose joins Camden National Bank with over 30 years of experience in all areas of retail banking across several New England markets. She will be responsible for retail and mortgage banking strategies, including the effective management of Camden National Bank’s 60 banking centers and continued cultivation of its community-based roots.

“Trish is a proven leader with experience advancing customer satisfaction and leading retail banking efforts,” said Greg Dufour, President and Chief Executive Officer. “At Camden National Bank, we are committed to our customers at every stage of their financial lifecycle. As our new EVP of Retail and Mortgage Banking, Trish will be an instrumental player in ensuring an exceptional customer experience powered by our dedicated Retail and Mortgage Banking teams.”

Most recently, Rose was the Head of Strategic Onboarding & Orientation at Citizens Bank. Previously at Santander Bank, Sovereign Bank and Fleet Bank, she held a number of leadership roles in Retail Network Sales & Strategy and also served as Market President for Retail Banking in Eastern Massachusetts & New Hampshire. Dufour added, “We were particularly impressed by Trish’s demonstrated focus on building strong teams that grow and succeed together in order to deliver the best service possible.” With Camden National Bank, Rose leads a team of over 400 employees in Retail and Mortgage Banking.

Rose received her Bachelor of Science, Business Management, and Spanish from Providence College, and she completed a Certificate Program from the Graduate School of Retail Banking Management through the Consumer Bankers Association. Rose and her family have strong ties to Maine, with a family home in Casco for over 30 years.

Camden National Corporation, founded in 1875 and headquartered in Camden, Maine, is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England, with $4.0 billion in assets and nearly 650 employees. Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank that offers an array of consumer and business financial products and services, accompanied by the latest in digital banking technology to empower customers to bank the way they want.