People: Peoples Financial Services Corp (PFIS.OQ)
19 Jul 2019
Mr. Craig W. Best is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Peoples Financial Services Corp. He was appointed as a director of Peoples Financial Services Corp. and Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company in connection with the consummation of the Penseco merger in November 2013. Prior to that, he served as a director of Penseco Financial Services Corporation and Penn Security Bank and Trust Company since 2006. The Company has concluded that Mr. Best is qualified to serve as a director of the Company as a result of his leadership and prior experience in the banking industry. Mr. Best served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Penseco Financial Services Corporation and Penn Security Bank and Trust Company from 2006 until the Penseco merger, at which time he was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Financial Services Corp. and Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company. Prior to joining Penseco, Mr. Best served as Chief Operating Officer of First Commonwealth Bank, a $6.2 billion financial services institution headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, from July 2000 to December 2005. During his employment with First Commonwealth Bank, Mr. Best was responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of all lines of business and administrative functions for First Commonwealth Bank. Before serving as Chief Operating Officer of First Commonwealth Bank, Mr. Best was President of NBOC, a $1.0 billion division of First Commonwealth Bank. This collective experience, along with his knowledge of all aspects of the Company’s and the Bank’s business through his position as President and Chief Executive Officer, uniquely qualify Mr. Best for service on the Company’s Board of Directors.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||456,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||200,810|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||295,672|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||952,482|