Investors Bank Appoints Kalamaras Chief Risk Officer

Investors Bancorp appointed Paul Kalamaras executive vice president and chief risk officer of both the holding company and Investors Bank. Bill Brown will take over Kalamas’ former role of chief retail banking officer.

M&T Bank Names Jackson Chief Diversity Officer

M&T Bank appointed Group Vice President Glenn Jackson chief diversity officer of the bank. He succeeds Carl Jordan, who announced his retirement after a 32-year career at M&T.

Burke Joins Victory Park as Partner in Chicago

Kevin Burke joined Victory Park Capital as a partner based in Chicago. Burke will be responsible for managing investment strategies in both existing and new asset classes.

CIT Names Rubino President of CIT Bank, Head of Commercial Banking

CIT Group named Robert Rubino president of CIT Bank and head of Commercial Banking, effective February 25, 2019.

Marino Promoted to VP at North Mill Capital

North Mill Capital promoted Karen Marino to vice president.

Webster Bank Promotes Soto to Chief Credit Officer

Webster Bank promoted Jason Soto senior vice president, chief credit officer. He will report directly to Daniel Bley, executive vice president and chief risk officer.

Santander Names Harnisch Head of Commercial Banking

Santander Bank named David Harnisch head of Commercial Banking. Harnisch will succeed Robert Rubino, who recently left the bank.

Avidbank Promotes Butner to EVP/CCO

Avidbank promoted Geoff Butner to executive vice president and chief credit officer. Butner will replace Ron Oliveira, who is pursuing other opportunities outside the Bank.

Black joins Franklin Synergy as EVP of Strategy

Chris Black joined Franklin Synergy Bank as executive vice president of Strategy on the company’s executive leadership team.

Genç to Succeed Vila as BBVA CEO

The BBVA Board of Directors approved the succession plan for the company’s chief executive officer, designating current CEO of BBVA Compass and U.S. Country Manager, Onur Genç, as successor to Carlos Torres Vila as Group CEO.