Patrick Sullivan Joins People's United Bank As Market President of Eastern Massachusetts

  Patrick Sullivan Joins People's United Bank As Market President of Eastern

PR Newswire

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 4, 2013

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov.4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --People's United Bank announced
today that Patrick J. Sullivan has joined the bank as Market President,
responsible for the bank's footprint across Massachusetts, excluding the
Springfield area. Sullivan brings over 35 years of experience in banking and
financial services to the position, including proven capability in commercial
banking, specialty finance, acquisitions and executive management.

Sullivan was most recently EVP and Chief Commercial Lending Officer at
Berkshire Bank. He joined Berkshire after the sale of Legacy Banks, where he
was President and CEO, to Berkshire. Previously, Sullivan was New England
President and CEO at Sovereign Bank in Boston, which he joined as EVP/Managing
Director of Commercial Banking and Specialized Businesses in 2000.

"We are pleased to welcome Pat to our organization and look forward to his
leadership in Massachusetts, a strong growth market for People's United," said
Jeffrey Tengel, Senior Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking. "We are
focused on further expanding our presence as a strong, relationship-based,
full-service commercial and retail bank in this market. Pat's proven
leadership and experience in developing the Massachusetts market make him an
ideal leader for our team there."

Sullivan began his career at Citizens Financial Corporation. He earned both
his Bachelor's degree and MBA at Bryant University in Rhode Island.

About People's United Bank

People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a
diversified financial services company with $31 billion in assets. People's
United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in
the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth
management services through a network of 412 retail locations in Connecticut,
New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

SOURCE People's United Bank

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