GLASTONBURY, Conn., Aug. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- William H. W. Crawford, IV, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rockville Bank and Rockville Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:RCKB), today announced that the Company has promoted Eric R. Newell of New Haven, Conn. to Executive Vice President, Head of Treasury and Corporate Strategy.
"Over the past several months I've enjoyed working for a bank that has achieved record earnings, created 100 new jobs and recruited some of the best talent in the banking industry to join the Company. Unquestionably, it's a great opportunity for me to work closely with Bill and the rest of the Executive Team. But more importantly, the enhanced responsibilities I am taking on rounds out a team that has vast experience in helping banks of all sizes be profitable. In the end, it's the strategic decisions we make that ensure Rockville Bank customers enjoy a first-class banking experience while our investors realize a return on their investment," Newell said.Newell earned Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Finance and Marketing from Northeastern University's School of Business Administration. He is a member of the CFA Institute and Hartford CFA Society and holds certifications as a CFA Charterholder and FDIC Commissioned Bank Examiner. Newell is based in Glastonbury, Conn. at Rockville Bank's Administrative Offices. About Rockville Bank: Rockville Bank is a 22-branch community bank serving Tolland, Hartford, and New London counties in Connecticut. It provides convenient banking for the residents and businesses of Colchester, Coventry, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Glastonbury, Manchester, Rockville, Somers, South Glastonbury, South Windsor, Suffield, Vernon, West Hartford and is opened seven days a week in its Big Y supermarket locations in Enfield and Manchester. The Bank maintains a New Haven County Commercial Banking Office in Hamden, Conn., and opened its doors earlier this year to their full-service Banking Center in West Hartford, Conn. For more information about Rockville Bank's products and services, call (860) 291-3600 or visit rockvillebank.com. For more information on Rockville Financial, Inc., please visit www.rockvillefinancialinc.com.
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