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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)



Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 15, 2015



Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



 Virginia   000-23565   54-1866052

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



330 Hospital Road, Tappahannock, Virginia   22560
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (804) 443-8400




Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On July 15, 2015, Joseph H. James, Jr. retired from his position as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) and of EVB, the Company’s wholly owned banking subsidiary. Mr. James previously announced his intent to retire from these positions, as reported by the Company on a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 17, 2014. Following his retirement, Mr. James will continue as a part-time non-executive employee of EVB to assist with select projects related to EVB’s operations and facilities.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated:    July 17, 2015    
  By: /s/ J. Adam Sothen
    J. Adam Sothen
    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer




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