SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 20, 2012
UNITED FINANCIAL BANCORP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
95 Elm Street, West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (413) 787-1700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On September 20, 2012, Keith Harvey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of United Financial Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”), the holding company for United Bank, resigned his position, effective December 31, 2012. Mr. Harvey will be succeeded by J. Jeffrey Sullivan, who currently holds the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. Also, on November 1, 2012, Charles R. Valade, currently Executive Vice President, Commercial Lending – Worcester Region, will assume the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.
For biographical information about Messrs. Sullivan and Valade, reference is made to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 12, 2012. For a description of any material contracts or arrangements to which Messrs. Sullivan and Valade are a party, reference is made to the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the 2012 annual meeting of stockholders as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 14, 2012.
For more information about the changes in management, reference is made to the Company’s press release dated September 24, 2012, a copy of which is attached to this Report as Exhibit 99.1 and is furnished herewith.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated September 24, 2012
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.