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05/28/15Webster Bankers Honor Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice
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05/26/15Webster Banker Receives Leadership Award
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05/22/15Webster Financial Corporation Provides Notice of Mandatory Conversion of Outstanding 8.50% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock
WATERBURY, Conn., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. (the "Company"), provided notice to holders today that it is exercising its option to convert its issued and outstanding shares of 8.50% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock (CUSIP: 947890307) (the "Preferred Stock") into common stock of the Company, par value $0.01 ("Common Stock"). The conversion will be effective June 1, 2015 (the "Manda... 
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05/21/15Webster Investor Day 2015
WATERBURY, Conn., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that it will host Webster Investor Day 2015 for institutional investors and analysts on Wednesday, June 17 beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James C. Smith; President Joseph J. Savage; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Glenn I. MacInnes; and several members of the Webster management team will make p... 
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05/15/15Webster Bank Promotes Juliana Dalton to SVP
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05/15/15Webster Bank Promotes Two to SVP
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05/13/15Webster Bank Announces New Roles for SVPs Twomey and Scala
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05/12/15Webster Bank Promotes Three in Treasury to SVP
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05/07/15Webster Named ‘Best Bank’ in Hartford
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05/05/15Webster Bank Adds Name to Museum Center at Mark Twain House
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05/04/15Webster Bank Adds Name to Museum Center at Mark Twain House
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04/29/15Additional Top Advisor Accolades for Two Webster Bank SVPs
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04/27/15Webster Bank Promotes Bruce Wandelmaier to EVP
WATERBURY, Conn., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank announced today that Bruce Wandelmaier has been named executive vice president, treasurer, of Webster Bank, N.A.  In this role, Wandelmaier is directly responsible for the bank's investment portfolio, funding, capital structure, and interest rate risk.  He had previously held the title of senior vice president, treasurer. "Bruce is relentless in his quest to achieve outstanding results.  Under his leadership, the Treasury team ha... 
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04/24/15Webster Board Member Honored in New Haven
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04/24/15Webster Bank Sponsors Home Ownership Education Workshop
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04/22/15Webster Bank’s ‘Go Green’ Efforts Paying-Off
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04/20/15Webster Financial Corporation Increases Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its Board of Directors declared its quarterly cash dividend of $.23 on its common stock, an increase of $.03 from the previous $.20 per share. James C. Smith, chairman and CEO, said, "In light of Webster's continued solid financial performance and strong capital position, the Board of Directors voted to increase the dividend on our common... 
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04/16/15Webster Reports 2015 First Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced net income available to common shareholders of $47.1 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 compared to $47.8 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. "Webster's solid first quarter results mark our 22nd consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth, a clear reflection... 
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04/15/15Two Webster Bankers Take Leadership Responsibilities in Community
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04/13/15Webster Bank Celebrates UConn Championship Parade
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04/06/15Webster Bank Supports Event to Benefit Homeless Children
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04/06/15Webster Wealth Advisor Named Top Financial Advisor
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04/06/15Webster Bank Expands Commercial & Institutional Capabilities in Boston
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04/01/15Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its first quarter 2015 earnings release and conference call:   Earnings Release:    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at approximately 7:30 a.m. EDT Conference Call:      Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. EDT Dial-in number:      ... 
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03/31/15Two Webster Bankers Take on Leadership Responsibilities in Community
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03/19/15Webster Earns Greenwich Excellence Awards for Third Year
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03/16/15Webster Bank Donation Helps Families of Premature Babies
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03/13/15WIS President Wins Prestigious Award
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03/13/15Local Brownie Troop Visit Webster Banking Center
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03/12/15Two Webster Bank SVPs Recognized as Top 25 Bank Advisors
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03/02/15Webster Bank Customer Surprised With Gift That Matters Most – Family Time
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02/23/15Webster Supports New Bedford’s Team Noah Foundation
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02/23/15Webster Bank Promotes America Saves Week
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02/20/15Webster Banker Honored by Middlesex United Way
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02/18/15Webster to Make Presentation at Investor Conference
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that John Ciulla, executive vice president, commercial banking, and Chad Wilkins, executive vice president, HSA Bank, will make a presentation from 8:00 a.m. to 8:40 a.m., on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at the KBW Regional Bank Conference. Presentation slides and a link to the live webcast will be available in the Investor Relations section ... 
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02/18/15Webster’s Greg Silva Named Five Star Wealth Manager
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02/16/15Webster Banker Named to Executive Board of Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce
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02/16/15Webster Bankers Go Red for Month of February
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02/16/15Webster Bank Honored for Creating Healthy Workplace
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02/13/15Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its board of directors has scheduled the corporation's annual meeting of shareholders at 4:00 p.m. EDT,  April 23, 2015 at the Webster Bank Resource Center, 436 Slater Road, New Britain, Conn. The record date for shareholders to vote at the meeting is February 23, 2015. About Webster Webster Financial Corporation is the holding compan... 
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02/13/15Webster Banker Named Co-Chair of Governor’s Prevention Partnership Board
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02/11/15Webster Bank Announces New EVP in Community Bank
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank announced today that David Miree is the executive vice president for consumer deposits, investments, and network management. In this capacity, Miree will oversee Webster's banking center and customer care center network as well as Consumer Deposits and Webster Investment Services business. He will report to Nitin Mhatre, executive vice president, community banking. "Among David's many strong attributes is a comprehensive understandi... 
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02/09/15Webster Bank Receives National Recognition for Mentor Program
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02/02/15Webster Bank Appoints Xay Khamsyvoravong Head of Municipal Lending
PROVIDENCE, R.I., February 2, 2015 -- Webster Bank, a leading regional bank in the northeast, has named Xay Khamsyvoravong, of Providence to a new position, vice president, head of municipal lending. In this role, he will be responsible for developing the extension of credit to municipalities across the Bank’s northeast footprint and extended mid-Atlantic region. Khamsyvoravong joined Webster in 2012 as vice president of Webster’s municipal advisory group, which advised clients of over sixty ci... 
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02/02/15Webster Banking Centers
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01/29/15Kim Syrop Recognized as New Leader in Banking
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01/28/15Webster Bank Provides $14 Million Financing Package
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01/27/15Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its Board of Directors declared its quarterly cash dividend of $.20 on its common stock. The dividend on the common shares will be payable on February 24, 2015, to shareholders of record on February 10, 2015. Webster also declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $21.25 per share on its Series A Convertible Preferred Stock, payable... 
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01/27/15Webster Banking Centers
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01/26/15Webster Banking Centers
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01/22/15Webster Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings
Diluted Earnings per Share of $0.53 for the Quarter Compared to $0.45 a Year Ago WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced net income available to common shareholders of $48.4 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 compared to $41.1 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2013. The quarter ended December 31, 2013 i... 
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01/21/15Webster Bank Announces New EVP to Lead Middle Market Banking
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank announced today that Christopher Motl has been named executive vice president, middle market banking.  He oversees all middle market commercial banking activities, including middle market lending, deposit gathering, and fee generation. "This promotion recognizes Chris' demonstrated high performance and substantial contributions to Webster over the last 10 years," said John Ciulla, executive vice president, commercial banking.  "He... 
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01/20/15Webster Bank Offers Touch ID for Mobile Banking
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01/13/15Webster Financial Completes Acquisition of Health Savings Account Business from JPMorgan Chase
Webster's HSA Bank division now has over $4 billion in assets under administration, including $3.2 billion in deposits WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A.,  today completed its acquisition of the health savings account (HSA) business of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM). The transaction, announced on September 23, 2014, solidifies HSA Bank, a divisi... 
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01/08/15Community Partners Celebrate Completion of 1st Phase of Hillside Renovation
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01/06/15Waterbury Neighborhood Revitalization Ribbon Cutting
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01/05/15Webster VP Named to Board of Girls on the Run Rhode Island
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01/02/15Webster’s Planning Subsidiary Gets New Name
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