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Washington Trust Announces Senior Management Promotions

WESTERLY, R.I., Sept. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:WASH) (the “Corporation”), the publicly-owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company (the “Bank”), today announced the following promotions:

  • Kristen L. DiSanto was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for the Bank and Assistant Secretary for the Corporation. She most recently served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources.
  • Thomas H. Klump was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Bank Operations.
  • Kathleen A. Ryan, Esq. was promoted to Executive Vice President, Wealth Management. She most recently served as Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Client Services, Trust and Estate Services.
  • William K. Wray, Sr. was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. He most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer.

“Washington Trust’s senior leadership team plays a key role in our Corporation’s success,” stated Joseph J. MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I’m confident that Kathi, Kristen, Bill and Tom will embrace the opportunities presented by their expanded roles and lead their respective divisions to contribute to Washington Trust’s future growth and success.”

ABOUT WASHINGTON TRUST BANCORP, INC.
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of The Washington Trust Company, with $4.4 billion in assets as of June 30, 2017. Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation, the largest state-chartered bank headquartered in Rhode Island and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Corporation’s common stock trades on NASDAQ under the symbol WASH. Investor information is available on the Corporation’s web site at www.washtrustbancorp.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tony Nunes
Public Relations
401.348.1657
ajnunes@washtrust.com

Source:The Washington Trust Company