SOUTH STATE Corp 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 27, 2009
SCBT FINANCIAL CORPORATION
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
SCBT Financial Corporation (SCBT or the Company) has announced two management changes. The Company has named Richard C. Mathis, age 58, currently the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Executive Vice President, as Treasurer and Executive Vice President, a previously unfilled position, effective March 27, 2009. With the current banking environments increased focus on management of capital and financial markets activities, SCBT will be able to use Mr. Mathis background and experience more fully in these capacities.
The Company is also unifying all of SCBTs risk management functions under the CRO position. Joe E. Burns, age 54, currently Chief Credit Officer and Senior Executive Vice President, has been named CRO and Senior Executive Vice President effective March 27, 2009.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.