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): May 15, 2018
M&T BANK CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, New York||14203|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (716) 635-4000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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.|
(d) Election of Director
M&T Bank Corporation (M&T) announced that the Board of Directors elected Kevin J. Pearson as a director of the Board, effective May 15, 2018. Mr. Pearson was also elected as a director of M&T Bank, M&Ts principal banking subsidiary.
The public announcement was made by means of a news release, the text of which is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and which is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||News Release dated May 21, 2018.|
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.
|M&T BANK CORPORATION|
|Date: May 21, 2018||By:||
/s/ Marie King
|Group Vice President and Corporate Secretary|
M&T Bank Corporation Elects Kevin J. Pearson to Board of Directors
Buffalo, NY; May 21, 2018 M&T Bank Corporation (M&T) (NYSE: MTB) announced today the election of Kevin J. Pearson to its Board of Directors effective May 15, 2018. He was also elected to the Board of Directors of M&T Bank Corporations principal banking subsidiary, M&T Bank.
Mr. Pearson is Vice Chairman of M&T Bank with overall responsibility for the Commercial Banking Division, the Technology and Banking Operations Division, Credit Division and Wilmington Trust, which is M&Ts wealth management and institutional client services arm.
Mr. Pearson began his career with M&T Bank in 1989 as part of the Private Banking Division in New York City and has held a number of management positions, including head of commercial lending in M&T Banks Tarrytown region, Philadelphia Regional President and New York City Metro-Area Executive. He was named Executive Vice President and joined the M&T Bank Corporation Management Group in 2002. Mr. Pearson began his role as Vice Chairman of M&T Bank in 2014.
Mr. Pearson received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Commerce and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Santa Clara University.
About M&T Bank
M&T is a financial holding company headquartered in Buffalo, New York. M&Ts principal banking subsidiary, M&T Bank, operates banking offices in New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. Trust-related services are provided by M&Ts Wilmington Trust-affiliated companies and by M&T Bank.
Donald J. MacLeod