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Columbia Bank Announces The Appointment of Matthew Clements As Senior Vice President, Head of Retail Sales and Product

FAIR LAWN, NJ – February 8, 2019 – Columbia Bank, is pleased to announce that Matthew Clements has been appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Retail Sales and Product. In his new role, Mr. Clements will be responsible for developing sales practices for the bank’s retail branch network, designing programs to increase productivity, and facilitating new product development.

Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Clements held similar roles at Citibank. Most recently, he was the Head of Consumer Checking Products with responsibility for the growth of their U.S. checking deposit portfolio.

“Mr. Clements brings over 18 years of banking experience to his new role,” said Thomas J. Kemly, President and CEO of Columbia Bank. “His expertise in new product development and retail sales delivery will assist us as we become the preeminent bank of New Jersey.”

Mr. Clements holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s degree from NYU. He currently resides in Verona with his wife and daughter