2012 News Archive

Gregory Eastman Joins Camden Financial Consultants

Bangor, Maine, December 27, 2012 - Robert McKay, senior vice president and program manager for Camden Financial Consultants (CFC), is pleased to announce that Gregory S. Eastman has joined the company as financial consultant. Camden Financial Consultants is located at Camden National Bank and offers access to full-service investment and insurance services. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Robertson Retail Banking Officer, Branch Manager

Lewiston, Maine, December 27, 2012 - June Parent, executive vice president of retail banking for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Nancy J. Robertson has been named retail banking officer and branch manager for Camden National Bank. Robertson will be based out of Camden National's Lewiston South Avenue location, and will report to Retail Regional Manager Nancy Tracy. Read More >

Camden National Announces Officer Award Winners

Camden, Maine, December 14, 2012 - Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Corporation, recently recognized six officers of the company for their outstanding commitment, service and performance to the company’s customers, shareholders, communities and fellow employees. Read More >

Camden National Announces Officer Promotions

Camden, Maine, December 11, 2012 - Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Corporation, recently announced promotions for 12 individuals in recognition of their outstanding commitment and contributions to the Company. Read More >

Camden National Bank Awarded “Outstanding” OCC Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Rating

Camden, Maine, November 5, 2012 – Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank, recently announced that the bank received a rating of “Outstanding” by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) as the result of Camden National’s most recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) performance evaluation. Read More >

Camden National Bank Celebrates Customers and Communities, Western Region

Camden, Maine, October 31, 2012 – Camden National Bank will celebrate its history as an independent, Maine-based community bank on Friday, November 16, in its western region branches. “In the spirit of being a community bank, we will show our deep appreciation to our customers by having a day of celebration at our western region branches,” said Greg Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank. Read More >

Camden National Bank Successfully Completes the Purchase of Branches

Camden, Maine, Oct. 29, 2012 - Camden National Bank expanded its branch network to 50 locations this weekend with the completion of the purchase of 14 banking centers from Bank of America. This resulted in approximately $300 million in deposits and makes Camden National the fourth largest bank in deposit market share in the State of Maine. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Dave Waterman as New Commercial Banking Officer

Augusta, Maine, October 18, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Dean Waterman has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named vice president, commercial banking officer for the bank. Waterman will be based in the bank’s newly-acquired Auburn branch and will manage commercial banking relationships throughout the Lewiston/Auburn market. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Elliot Barry as New Commercial Banking Officer

Portland, Maine, October 16, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Elliott Barry has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named vice president, commercial banking officer for the bank. Barry will be based in the Portland branch and will manage commercial banking relationships throughout the Southern Maine market. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Robert McKay as New Senior Vice President

Camden, Maine, October 15, 2012 – Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Robert J. McKay II has been named senior vice president, program manager for Camden Financial Consultants. McKay works in Bangor, where he manages Camden Financial Consultants and oversees a team of brokers and financial consultants who serve clients throughout Maine. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Nathan Cotnoir as New Commercial Banking Officer

Augusta, Maine, October 11, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Nathan Cotnoir has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named vice president, commercial banking officer for the bank. Cotnoir will manage commercial banking relationships throughout the Augusta, Gardiner and Waterville markets. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Leslie Eaton as New Senior Vice President

Camden, Maine, September 21, 2012 – Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Leslie Eaton has been named senior vice president, corporate and government services manager for Camden National Bank. Eaton is based in the Main Office in Camden, is responsible for Camden National’s deposit product development and growth, and oversees the bank’s cash management products and services, including product development, business development, relationship expansion and sales activity for commercial and government entities. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Jeffrey Charland as New Regional Manager

Bangor, Maine, August 31, 2012 – June B. Parent, executive vice president of retail banking for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Jeffrey D. Charland has been named vice president and regional manager for Camden National’s 10 mid-coast branches. Charland is based in the bank’s Rockland branch and oversees retail branch operations for all retail branch locations in Belfast, Camden, Damariscotta, Rockland, Thomaston, Union, Vinalhaven and Waldoboro. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Ryan Smith as New Regional Manager

Lewiston, Maine, August 16, 2012 – Tim Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Ryan A. Smith has been named senior vice president, commercial regional manager for the southern and central regions of Maine. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Gregory Sirois as New Regional Manager

Bangor, Maine, August 3, 2012 – June B. Parent, executive vice president of retail banking for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Gregory J. Sirois has been named vice president and regional manager for the Bangor and northern region of the state of Maine. Sirois is based in Camden National’s Bangor branch and oversees retail branch operations for all retail branch locations in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties. Read More >

Camden National Bank Receives Regulatory Approval From the OCC for Branch Acquisition

Camden, Maine, July 18, 2012 - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) has approved Camden National Bank’s acquisition of 15 branch banking locations from Bank of America. This includes branches in Auburn, Brewer, Gardiner, Lewiston, Newport, Old Town, Rockland and Waterville, as well as three branches in the Augusta and Bangor markets. Camden National will also re-open the Orono location. Read More >

The First to Purchase Two Maine Facilities from Camden National

DaMariscotta and Camden, Maine, July 2, 2012 – The First, N.A., a subsidiary of The First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNLC), and Camden National Bank, a subsidiary of Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC), jointly announced today that the two banks have signed a definitive agreement for The First to purchase the branch at 63 Union Street in Rockland, Maine. Read More >

Camden National Announces Agreement with Department of Justice to Divest Rockland Branch

Camden, Maine, June 27, 2012 – Camden National Bank (“Camden National”) and Bank of America, National Association (“Bank of America”) have agreed to sell Bank of America’s branch located at 63 Union Street, Rockland, Maine, with deposits that totaled approximately $30.6 million as of June 30, 2011, in order to resolve competitive concerns raised by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (the “DOJ”) about the proposed acquisition of certain deposits and the assumption of certain liabilities of 15 Bank of America branches by Camden National (the “Acquisition”). Read More >

Camden National Bank Celebrates Customers and Communities, Downeast Region

Camden, Maine, June 18, 2012 – Camden National Bank will celebrate its history as an independent, Maine-based community bank on Friday, June 29, in its Downeast region branches. “In the spirit of being a community bank, we will show our deep appreciation to our customers by having a day of celebration at our Downeast branches,” said Greg Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names New Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Camden, Maine, June 14, 2012 – Greg Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Corporation, is pleased to announce that Jennifer Roper has joined Camden National as vice president and director of marketing, communications and research. Roper is based in the Main Office in Camden, and will oversee all aspects of marketing and communications for the organization. She will report to Deborah Jordan, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Camden National Bank. Read More >

Camden National Bank Celebrates Customers and Communities, Mid-Coast Region

Camden, Maine, June 4, 2012 – Camden National Bank will celebrate its history as an independent, Maine-based community bank on Friday, June 8, in its mid-coast region branches. “In the spirit of being a community bank, we will show our deep appreciation to our customers by having a day of celebration at our mid-coast branches,” said Greg Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Danny Swindler as New Senior Vice President

Camden, Maine, May 24, 2012 – Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Danny Swindler has been named senior vice president of retail administration and operations for Camden National Bank. Swindler is based in the Main Office in Camden, and will oversee all branch operations, product development, delivery channels and facilities and purchasing for Camden National, as well as the bank’s call center. Read More >

Camden National Announces Promotions of Five Officers

Camden, Maine, May 23, 2012 – Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Corporation, announced promotions for five individuals in recognition of their outstanding commitment and contributions to the Company. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Cory Allen as Assistant Vice President, Financial Consultant

Lewiston, Maine, May 16, 2012 – Robert McKay, vice president and program manager for Camden Financial Consultants (CFC), is pleased to announce that Cory Allen has joined the company as assistant vice president and financial consultant. Camden Financial Consultants is located at Camden National Bank and offers access to full-service investment and insurance services. Allen will be based in the Lewiston office, and will be providing clients with customized advice and strategies tailored to their financial needs. Read More >

Patricia Hubbard Wins Camden National Bank Sweepstakes

Camden, Maine, May 7, 2012 — Camden National Bank has announced a lucky winner in its annual Debit Card Sweepstakes. Patricia Hubbard of Thomaston won $1,000, simply for using her Camden National Bank debit card. Read More >

Medomak Valley Honored in Ceremony for Financial Literacy Achievement

Waldoboro, ME – More than 30 students at Medomak Valley High School will receive financial literacy certification after completing the Camden National Bank Financial Scholars Program, made possible with the financial support of Camden National Bank. The event, honoring the students’ achievements, will be held on May 9th at 8 a.m., at Medomak Valley High School, located at 320 Manktown Road in Waldoboro. Read More >

Camden National Corporation Reports 4% Increase in Earnings for the First Quarter of 2012

Camden, Maine, April 24, 2012 - Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC; "Camden National" or "the Company") reported net income of $6.6 million for the first quarter of 2012, an increase of $244,000, or 4%, compared to the first quarter of 2011. Earnings per diluted share increased to $0.86 for the first quarter of 2012, from the $0.83 reported for the first quarter of 2011. Read More >

Camden National Corporation Annual Shareholders Meeting—New Location

Camden, Maine, April 20, 2012 – The Annual Meeting of the Shareholders of Camden National Corporation will be held at a new location. This year the Annual Meeting will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at The Samoset Resort, located at 220 Warrenton Street in Rockport, Maine. Read More >

Camden National Corporation Named to the KBW “Bank Honor Roll” of Superior Performers

Camden, Maine, April 6, 2012 — For the second consecutive year, Camden National Corporation, (NASDAQ: CAC), the holding company for Camden National Bank and Acadia Trust, N.A., has been named to the prestigious 2011 “Bank Honor Roll” of superior performers by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW). Camden National Bank is the largest independent publicly traded bank headquartered in Maine. Read More >

Camden National Bank Grows By Acquiring 15 Maine Branches

Camden, Maine, April 24, 2012: Camden National Bank, a subsidiary of Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC), signed a definitive agreement yesterday to acquire 15 branch banking locations from Bank of America. The acquisition will expand Camden National's franchise to 53 branches and result in the largest market share of deposits held by any independent bank headquartered in the state of Maine. Read More >

Camden National Earns a Spot on Forbes’ List of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

Camden, Maine — April 16, 2012 — Camden National Corporation announced it has been named to Forbes’ list of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America — the only Maine-based company on the list. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Steve Thomas as New Commercial Regional Manager for Bangor

Bangor, Maine, April 11, 2012 – Tim Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Steve Thomas has been named vice president, commercial regional manager for Camden National’s Bangor region. In his new role, Thomas is based in the Bangor office and oversees commercial banking in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties. Read More >

Michael Warren Wins Camden National Bank Sweepstakes

Camden, Maine, March 21, 2012 — Camden National Bank has announced a lucky winner in its annual Debit Card Sweepstakes. Michael Warren of Bucksport won $1,000, simply for using his Camden National Bank debit card. Read More >

Brent Chadbourne Wins Camden National Bank Sweepstakes

Camden, Maine, March 21, 2012 — Camden National Bank has announced a lucky winner in its annual Debit Card Sweepstakes. Brent Chadbourne of Caratunk won $1,000, simply for using his Camden National Bank debit card. Read More >

Camden National Hosts Hawaiian Customer Appreciation Day

Greenville, Maine, March 14, 2012 — Camden National Bank customers are invited to break up the winter doldrums at the bank’s “Hawaiian Day” customer appreciation event on Friday, April 6, 2012. The tropical celebration will be held at Camden National’s Greenville branch, located at 20 Lily Bay, during regular business hours. Read More >

Camden National Bank Hosts “Lucky Dog Day” Celebration

Milbridge, Maine, March 12, 2012 – Camden National Bank will be holding a “Lucky Dog Day” celebration at its Milbridge branch this Friday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Dog owners and pet lovers are invited to the Milbridge branch, located at 29 Main Street, to join in the festivities. Read More >

Nicole Recht Wins Camden National Bank Sweepstakes

Camden, Maine, March 7, 2012 — Camden National Bank has announced a lucky winner in its annual Debit Card Sweepstakes. Nicole Recht of Camden won $1,000, simply for using her Camden National Bank debit card. Read More >

Camden National Corporation Reports Record Earnings

Camden, Maine, January 31, 2012: Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC; “Camden National” or “Company”) reported record net income of $26.2 million for the full year 2011 compared with $24.8 million in 2010, an increase of $1.4 million, or 6%. Earnings per diluted share for 2011 and 2010 were $3.41 and $3.23, respectively. Read More >

Camden National Bank Online Banking Customer Wins $500

Camden, Maine, January 26, 2012 – Camden National Bank has announced the second and final winner in its Online Services Drawing. Anthony Lee from Washington, Maine, won a $500 gift card, simply by signing up for Camden National Online Banking. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Randy Cruz as New Commercial Lending Officer

Waldoboro, Maine, January 26, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Randy Cruz has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named assistant vice president, commercial lending officer for the bank. Cruz will be based in the Waldoboro and Damariscotta branches and will work to meet the needs of businesses throughout the mid-coast area. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Jordan Betts as New Commercial Loan Officer

Ellsworth, Maine, January 16, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lender officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Jordan A. Betts has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named assistant vice president, commercial loan officer for the bank. Betts will be based in the Ellsworth branch and will serve businesses throughout the Downeast region. Read More >

Camden National Bank Names Gary Bellegarde as New Commercial Banking Officer

Lewiston, Maine, January 16, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Gary Bellegarde has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named vice president, commercial banking officer for the bank. Bellegarde will be based in the Lewiston branch and will work with area businesses to cultivate new commercial banking relationships. Read More >

Camden National Bank Announces Expansion to Augusta

Augusta, Maine, January 9, 2012 – Camden National Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Gregory A. Dufour has announced plans for the bank to expand into the Augusta, Maine market. “We have many strong relationships with Augusta-area businesses, government agencies and people, which makes this a natural expansion of our franchise,” said Dufour. Read More >

Camden National Bank Gives to Breast Cancer Patients

Camden, Maine, January 6, 2012 – Camden National Bank has donated 34 Visa gift cards to the Cancer Care Center at Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC). The gift cards will be given to women with breast cancer to help cover expenses related to treatment. This is the fifth year Camden National has provided the Cancer Care Center with gift cards. Read More >



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