|What:||National Penn Bancshares, Inc.|
|1 st Quarter 2012 earnings release and conference call / webcast|
|When:||Release prior to market opening on Friday, April 20, 2012|
|Conference call / webcast at 1 p.m. EDT, April 20, 2012|
|(National Penn Bancshares' home page)|
|How:||To listen to the live conference call and view the presentation slides over the Internet, simply log on to National Penn’s website at the address above, select the “National Penn Bancshares, Inc. 1 st Quarter 2012 Earnings Webcast” link, and follow the instructions. Please access the webcast approximately 10 to 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the webcast.|
|If you are unable to listen to the live webcast, the event will be archived on the National Penn website for thirty days. To access the replay, select the “National Penn Bancshares, Inc. 1 st Quarter 2012 Earnings Webcast” link on National Penn’s homepage www.nationalpennbancshares.com.|
National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPBC) announced today that it plans to release its 1 st Quarter 2012 earnings on Friday, April 20, 2012 prior to the market open. A conference call with analysts will be broadcast live over the Internet at 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time that day. The conference call and webcast will feature a brief discussion of National Penn’s financial results, followed by a question and answer session with analysts. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. presenters will be Scott V. Fainor, president and chief executive officer; Michael J. Hughes, chief financial officer; and Sandra L. Bodnyk, chief risk officer.
About National Penn Bancshares, Inc.: National Penn Bancshares, Inc., with approximately $8.5 billion in assets, is a bank holding company based in Pennsylvania. Headquartered in Boyertown, National Penn operates 121 branch offices comprising 120 branches in Pennsylvania and one branch in Maryland through National Penn Bank and its KNBT and Nittany Bank divisions. National Penn’s financial services affiliates are National Penn Wealth Management, N.A., including its National Penn Investors Trust Company division; National Penn Capital Advisors, Inc.; Institutional Advisors LLC; National Penn Insurance Services Group, Inc., including its Higgins Insurance division; and Caruso Benefits Group, Inc. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NPBC”. Please visit our Web site at www.nationalpennbancshares.com to see our regularly posted material information.