WesBanco Announces the Appointment of David L. Sayre as Market President for Kanawha Region

Jul 30, 2015, 14:48 ET from WesBanco, Inc.

WHEELING, W.Va., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd F. Clossin, President and Chief Executive Officer of WesBanco, Inc., (Nasdaq: WSBC) is pleased to announced that David L. Sayre has been appointed Market President for its Kanawha Region. Mr. Sayre will assume leadership of the region from Joe Campbell, Market President for WesBanco's Parkersburg Region, who has been serving the dual role of Market President for the Kanawha Region since the retirement of Brenda Robertson in October 2014.

As Market President for the Kanawha Valley Region, Mr. Sayre will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination and performance of the region's commercial banking program, as well as coordinating business development through other business lines, including retail, wealth management, and mortgage lending.

Mr. Sayre had previously served as Vice President for Wells Fargo Bank in Charleston as the first commercial banker based in West Virginia. With a banking career spanning over 25 years, Mr. Sayre served as Market President for SunTrust Bank in Charleston from 2005 to 2012, and has served in positions of leadership and business development for Fifth Third Bank in Charleston, and United Bank in Charleston, West Virginia.

Mr. Sayre majored in Accounting and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

Involved for some time in the greater Kanawha Valley community, Mr. Sayre served a three year term as Chairman of the Board for West Virginia State University Foundation and now serves on its Executive Committee as Treasurer. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kanawha Institute for Social Research & Action, a tax-exempt nonprofit organization with focus on education, employment, economic enforcement and behavioral health services. His past affiliations include membership on the Steering Committee for Vision 2030 – a 25-year economic development program organized by the Charleston Area Alliance for the Kanawha Valley Region, a three-year term as Board Chairman of the Central WV Chapter of the American Red Cross, a former Board Member and Chairman for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Kanawha and Putnam Counties, and a former member of the Parkersburg YMCA Board of Directors and Finance Committee.

WesBanco President Todd Clossin commented, "We are delighted to welcome David Sayre to our management team and are pleased to have someone with his proven leadership ability and experience in economic and business development leading our team in this important market. We look forward to his leadership and feel confident that his experience and knowledge of this region will help WesBanco develop its market presence and enhance the delivery of our financial products to the Kanawha Valley."

WesBanco Inc. is a multi-state bank holding company with total assets of approximately $8.4 billion operating through 142 branch locations and 130 ATMs in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. WesBanco's banking subsidiary is WesBanco Bank, Inc., headquartered in Wheeling, West Virginia. WesBanco also operates an insurance brokerage company, WesBanco Insurance Services Inc., and a full-service broker/dealer, WesBanco Securities Inc.

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