Webster Financial 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): September 8, 2009
Webster Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 465-4364
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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(b) On September 8, 2009, Douglas O. Hart notified Webster Financial Corporation (Webster) of his intention to retire in November 2009 subsequent to Webster filing its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the third quarter of 2009. Mr. Hart presently serves as Executive Vice President Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Accounting Officer) of Webster.
Since joining Webster in 2007, Mr. Hart has made numerous substantial contributions and been an integral member of Websters senior management team. He has served Webster well. A search for his successor is under way.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.