BUFFALO, N.Y., June 15, 2015 -- M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE: MTB) ("M&T") has elected Robert T. Brady as non-executive vice chairman of its Board of Directors and appointed him "lead independent director."
Mr. Brady has enjoyed a long and successful business career. He served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Western New York-based Moog Inc., a global manufacturer of control systems and components for aircraft, spacecraft, automated machinery and medical equipment from 1996 until 2011. Mr. Brady is currently a director of Astronics Corporation, and is also a director of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and serves on the University at Buffalo Council. He previously served as a director for both National Fuel Gas Company, where he also held the role of lead independent director, and Seneca Foods Corporation. He has served on the M&T Bank Corporation Board of Directors since 1994.
"Bob Brady is an experienced and successful business leader with a track record of helping companies innovate, grow and create jobs," said Robert G. Wilmers, M&T Chairman and CEO. "He brings a wealth of experience in both executive management and corporate governance with a number of publicly traded companies, and in his new role on our board, his guidance will be valuable in helping M&T continue our focus on being a leader in regulatory compliance, generating shareholder returns and helping our customers succeed."
M&T is a financial holding company headquartered in Buffalo, New York. M&T's principal banking subsidiary, M&T Bank, operates banking offices in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Trust-related services are provided by M&T's Wilmington Trust-affiliated companies and by M&T Bank.