City Holding Company Elects J. Thomas Jones to Board of Directors
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- July 26, 2013
City Holding Company, “the Company” (NASDAQ:CHCO), has elected J. Thomas
Jones, age 63, to its Board of Directors, increasing the number of directors
of the Company from 12 to 13. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of
West Virginia United Health System, which is the largest healthcare system in
West Virginia, was unanimously recommended by the Board’s Governance and
Nominating Committee, based upon his qualifications and business experience.
“Tom represents a wonderful addition to the City Holding Board of Directors,”
said Charles Hageboeck, President and Chief Executive Officer of City Holding.
“His varied business experience combined with his knowledge of our markets and
his strong record of civic involvement, make him a highly qualified addition
to our board.”
Jones holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from West Virginia
University and a master’s degree in hospital administration from the
University of Minnesota. He currently serves as the chairman of the West
Virginia Chamber of Commerce, a member of the West Virginia Hospital
Association Board of Trustees and a fellow of the American College of
Healthcare Executives. In addition, Mr. Jones serves on the Boards of
Directors of Arch Coal, Inc. and Premier, Inc, a for profit company owned by
200 non-profit hospitals/health systems. Mr. Jones was honored in 2012 by
becoming a member of the West Virginia University Business Hall of Fame and
was named one of the 10 Most Influential business Leaders in West Virginia by
WV Executive Magazine in 2010.
The Board of Directors will recommend Mr. Jones as a Class I director (whose
terms shall expire at the annual meeting of the shareholders in 2015) for
shareholder approval in the election of directors scheduled for April 26,
2014. City National Bank of West Virginia, a Company affiliate, also elected
Jones to its board of directors on Wednesday, July 24, increasing the number
of bank directors from 12 to 13.
City Holding Company is a $3.4 billion bank holding Company headquartered in
Charleston, WV. City Holding Company is the parent company of City National
Bank of West Virginia. City National operates 83 branches across West
Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.
City Holding Company
Charles R. Hageboeck, 304-769-1102
Chief Executive Officer and President
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