Hudson Valley Bank has appointed Frank Skuthan as its new COO. Mr Sukthan was previously executive vice president and marketing director of the bank.
Mr Skuthan is a banking executive with 30 years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, commercial lending and investment management. He joined Hudson Valley Bank in August 2000 as an executive vice president and marketing director and was responsible for marketing, product management and strategic planning and initiatives.
As COO, Mr Skuthan retains his role as marketing director with added responsibility for the bank’s branch expansion, retail branch system, deposit operations, electronic banking and facilities.
Prior to joining Hudson Valley, Mr Skuthan was a marketing director for Ernst & Young in New York City. He was previously senior vice president of marketing for National Westminster Bank in New York City.
James Landy, president and CEO, said: We are very pleased to have Frank as COO. His broad knowledge and experience in the banking industry and his familiarity with Hudson Valley Bank, will be invaluable as we continue to grow and expand the bank.