BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People's United Bank announced today that David Denlinger has joined the bank as Mid-Corporate Banking Regional Manager, Mid-Atlantic. Denlinger brings over 20 years of commercial underwriting, corporate lending, and commercial banking experience to his position, with an exceptional record of managing large corporate client relationships in the Mid-Atlantic region. Denlinger was most recently Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo Bank, where he developed and managed mid-corporate relationships across a broad range of industries. Prior to that, he was Senior Banker, Large Corporate Lending at Sovereign / Santander, where he generated significant client relationships in a variety of areas including Cash Management, Foreign Exchange, Trade Finance and Capital Markets. "We are extremely pleased to have David join us as Mid-Corporate Banking Regional Manager in this important market," said Dexter Freeman, Executive Vice President, Mid-Corporate Banking, People's United Bank. "His impressive knowledge, depth of experience and breadth of relationships will continue to build upon the bank's client portfolio in the Mid-Atlantic market." Denlinger began his career at the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company as a commercial underwriter and six years later was appointed Vice President, Philadelphia Corporate Lending at National City Bank. He moved to Sovereign / Santander in 2006. Denlinger earned his Bachelor's degree in finance at the University of Maryland and his Master of Business Administration at The Pennsylvania State University. People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $32 billion in assets. People's United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of 410 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.