Robert A. DiMuccio is Well Respected Rhode Island Executive
WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select®: WASH), the
publicly owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company, today
announced the election of Robert A. DiMuccio, Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Amica Mutual Insurance Company, to the
respective Boards of Directors of the Corporation and the Bank.
Effective September 1, 2010, Mr. DiMuccio will become a member of the
Board and will serve on the Audit Committee.
“Bob is a welcome addition to our Board of Directors,” said Joseph J.
MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman, President, and Chief Executive
Officer. “He is a well respected senior executive who has financial
experience, strategic vision and a commitment to the Rhode Island
DiMuccio joined Amica in 1991 and served in various executive positions,
including Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, before being appointed
President and Chief Executive Officer in 2005. He began his career with
KPMG Peat Marwick, an international firm offering audit, tax and
advisory services, where he worked for 12 years and earned the position
He has earned the insurance industry’s prestigious Chartered Property
Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) educational designation, is a member of the
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Rhode Island
Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also first vice chair of
the Board of Governors of the Property Casualty Insurers (PCI)
Association of America. In 2010, he became chair of the Board committee
on Financial Services Regulatory Reform and serves as vice chair of the
DiMuccio is a board member or trustee of several charitable and
educational institutions, including the Rhode Island School of Design,
the Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council and the Greater Providence
Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as a member of the President’s
Council of Providence College, and is a Board Member and Past President
of the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Trust Bancorp, Inc., is the parent of The
Washington Trust Company, a state-chartered bank headquartered in
Westerly, Rhode Island. Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest
community bank in the nation and is the largest independent bank
headquartered in Rhode Island. Washington Trust offers a full range of
financial services, including commercial
business banking, personal
banking, and wealth
management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode
Island, southeastern Connecticut and eastern Massachusetts. The
Corporation’s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select® Stock
Marketunder the symbol WASH. Investor information is
available on the Corporation’s web site: www.washtrust.com.
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Source: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.