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  • Washington Trust Chairman and CEO John C. Warren to Present at KBW Community Bank Investor Conference in New York City
    Company Release - 07/25/2003 10:10

    WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2003--John C. Warren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq National Market; symbol: WASH), parent of The Washington Trust Company, will present Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at 8:10 a.m. at the Community Bank Investor Conference hosted by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. (KBW) at the New York City Metropolitan Club. Washington Trust is one of more than 50 community banks invited to participate in the conference.

    A live webcast of the conference, including Mr. Warren's audio and visual presentation, can be viewed on KBW's website, www.kbw.com. A replay of his presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Washington Trust website, http://investorrelations.washtrust.com.

    KBW is an institutionally oriented securities broker/dealer and full service investment bank that specializes in the financial services sector. Founded in 1962 and 100% employee-owned, the firm is recognized as a leading authority for financial services companies. KBW's focus includes banking companies, insurance companies, broker/dealers, mortgage banks, asset management companies, and specialty finance firms. The firm has established market-leading positions in the areas of research, corporate finance, and sales and trading for financial services companies.

    Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of The Washington Trust Company, a Rhode Island chartered community bank founded in 1800. The Bank offers a full range of financial services, including trust and investment management, through its offices in Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut. Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the symbol WASH. Investment information about the Corporation is available on the Internet at http://investorrelations.washtrust.com.

    
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