PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ), the parent company of Umpqua
Bank, has appointed Laureen Seeger to its board of directors. Seeger was
named director of Umpqua’s board for a one year term at its July 18
Seeger is executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance
officer of McKesson Corporation, a Fortune 14 company based in San
Francisco. As the corporation’s chief legal officer, Seeger oversees the
legal, public affairs, compliance and corporate secretarial departments
for McKesson and its subsidiaries. She is responsible for Securities and
Exchange Commission and other critical regulatory filings, manages major
litigation for the corporation, and provides legal support for key
acquisitions and divestitures.
Previously, Seeger was vice president and general counsel of McKesson
Technology Solutions, with revenues of more than $3 billion.
“Laureen is a tremendous addition to our board of directors,” said Ray
Davis, president and CEO of Umpqua Holdings Corporation. “Her
exceptional legal and regulatory background complements the expertise of
our board and management team, and will help position Umpqua for
continued growth, particularly in the Bay Area.”
Before joining McKesson Seeger served as a commercial litigation partner
at the Atlanta law firm of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, and as a
commercial litigation attorney at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue.
Seeger is a member of the board of the California Chamber of Commerce
and the board of the Bay Area chapter of the American Heart Association.
She was named one of the San Francisco Business Times “100 Most
Influential Bay Area Women” in 2007, 2008 and 2009. She holds a Bachelor
of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau
Claire and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
About Umpqua Holdings Corporation
Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: UMPQ) is the parent company of
Umpqua Bank, an Oregon-based community bank recognized for its
entrepreneurial approach, innovative use of technology, and distinctive
banking solutions. Umpqua Bank has locations between San Francisco,
California, and Seattle, Washington, along the Oregon and Northern
California Coast, Central Oregon and Northern Nevada. Umpqua Holdings
also owns a retail brokerage subsidiary, Umpqua Investments, Inc., which
has locations in Umpqua Bank stores and in dedicated offices in Oregon.
Umpqua Private Bank serves high net worth individuals and
non-profits, providing trust and investment services. Umpqua Holdings
Corporation is headquartered in Portland, Ore. For more information,
Umpqua Holdings Corporation
SVP, Corporate Communications
Source: Umpqua Holdings Corporation