BUFFALO, N.Y., March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group (Nasdaq:FNFG) today announced that its Board of Directors, at its regularly scheduled March 19 th meeting, appointed Gary M. Crosby, 59, to serve as interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Crosby currently is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Operations Officer of First Niagara. The appointment of Mr. Crosby follows the mutually agreed upon departure of John R. Koelmel, as First Niagara's President, Chief Executive Officer and Board member, effective immediately.
First Niagara Appoints Gary Crosby As Interim Chief Executive Officer
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