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Section 1: 8-K (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): March 21, 2016


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:


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



On March 21, 2016, William L. Lewis (65) informed the Board of Directors of Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) of his intention to cease serving as a Director of the Company and of EVB, the Company’s wholly owned banking subsidiary, upon the expiration of his current term at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 19, 2016. Mr. Lewis advised the Board of Directors that his decision not to stand for re-election was in connection with his recent appointment to serve as a district court judge for the 15th Judicial District’s Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court in Virginia, which appointment will become effective July 1, 2016. The Company is not aware of any disagreement between the Company and Mr. Lewis on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices, and the Company is grateful to Mr. Lewis for his many years of dedicated service.









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: March 25, 2016      
  By:   /s/ J. Adam Sothen  
    J. Adam Sothen  
    Executive Vice President  
    and Chief Financial Officer  




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