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DE&I: A values-guided bank
July 3, 2021
For more than 80 years, Webster has been a community-minded, values-guided bank focused on helping customers achieve their financial goals. Meeting the increasingly diverse needs of our customers is a key to our long-term success, and having a workforce with diverse backgrounds and experiences better helps our customers and the communities we serve achieve their financial goals.
Pandemic-related trends fast track digital payment solutions for businesses
May 22, 2021
When the pandemic shuttered in-person operations across Fairfield and Westchester counties (and the globe), many entities, from franchises and municipalities to manufacturers and companies large and small, were faced with this question: “How do I process payments now that I’m working remotely?”
Debit, digital wallets help banks keep Gen Z customers
May 13, 2021
The pandemic continues to affect consumers’ spending preferences as more and more of them trend toward emerging solutions like contactless transactions, peer-to-peer (P2P) payments and mobile wallets, sometimes for the first times in their lives.
Recent news releases
Webster Reports Second Quarter 2021 Earnings of $1.01 per Diluted Share
July 22, 2021
Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $91.6 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common and Preferred Dividends
July 19, 2021
Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share on its common stock.
Webster to Recognize Juneteenth with National, Regional Investments
June 15, 2021
Webster Bank remains committed to building a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe it is important to go beyond simply standing in solidarity with the Black community, and become more thoughtful and engaged in further dialogue and actions that will help promote change.
Nick Weaver Joins Webster Focusing on Transportation and Logistics
June 8, 2021
Webster Bank is pleased to announce that it is expanding its commitment to the transportation and logistics industry with the addition of Nick Weaver as senior vice president, regional manager, Middle Market Banking.
Webster Announces Expansion of Regional President Roles in Connecticut
May 25, 2021
Timothy D. Bergstrom, Regional President, will now oversee the Hartford, New Haven and Middlesex county markets... Michael L. O’Connor, Regional President, will continue to oversee the greater Waterbury market... Martin H. Anderson has been appointed Regional President for the Fairfield County market.
Webster Expands Focus on Healthcare Financing
May 10, 2021
Webster Bank is pleased to announce that it is increasing its commitment to its Healthcare industry vertical by naming Steve Dowe, senior vice president, to lead Webster’s Middle Market Healthcare vertical focused on privately owned health care providers and senior housing operators.
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Webster Appoints James P. Bush to Board of Directors
April 21, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares common Dividend
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Webster Lowers Prime Lending Rate to 3.25 Percent
February 27, 2020
Webster Recognized as Platinum-Level Healthy Workplace Employer
February 14, 2020
Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
January 31, 2020
Webster Bank Again Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Banks
January 28, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend