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First West Virginia Bancorp names president and CEO.

Global Banking News-March 27, 2015--First West Virginia Bancorp names president and CEO

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Global Banking News - 27 March 2015

First West Virginia Bancorp Inc. (NYSE MKT: FWV) has said that William G. Petroplus will serve as the president and chief executive officer.

The board of directors has appointed Petroplus to serve as president and chief executive officer, effective March 25, 2015.

Petroplus will also serve as the president and chief executive officer of Progressive Bank, N.A., and the company's wholly-owned banking subsidiary. Petroplus has been previously serving as the interim president and chief executive officer of the company and its subsidiary bank since December 21, 2013, and has served on the company's board of directors since 1998. He has previously served as chairman of the nominating committee and was a member of the corporate governance/human resource compensation committee. He also serves as a director of Progressive Bank, N.A.

Headquartered in Wheeling, West Virginia, First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. is a USD332m holding company and the parent company of Progressive Bank, N.A, which operates nine full service branches located in Ohio.

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Date:Mar 27, 2015
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