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(c) On May 31, 2011, Wayne Savings Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the promotion of H. Stewart Fitz Gibbon III to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer of the Company and of the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wayne Savings Community Bank (the “Bank”) and the promotion of Myron L. Swartzentruber to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and of the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wayne Savings Community Bank. A copy of the press release dated May 31, 2011 is attached as Exhibit 99 to this report. The press release is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for any purpose.
Mr. Fitz Gibbon, age 54, will continue as Corporate Secretary and Treasurer of both the Company and the Bank. Mr. Fitz Gibbon’s responsibilities will include continued oversight of the accounting and finance areas of the Company. He will add responsibility for the information systems and human resources departments and will oversee the development of an Enterprise Risk Management program for the Bank. Mr. Fitz Gibbon joined the Company and the Bank in September 2005 as Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Swartzentruber, age 43, will assume primary responsibility for the accounting, financial reporting and taxation functions of both the Company and the Bank. Mr. Swartzentruber joined the Bank in January 2000 as Vice President and Controller. Mr. Swartzentruber will continue to report to Mr. Fitz Gibbon.
There is no agreement or understanding between Mr. Fitz Gibbon or Mr. Swartzentruber and the Company or any person pursuant to which Mr. Fitz Gibbon or Mr. Swartzentruber have been appointed to their respective positions. There are no family relationships between Mr. Fitz Gibbon or Mr. Swartzentruber and any of the Company’s other executive officers or directors. Neither Mr. Fitz Gibbon nor Mr. Swartzentruber have been a party to any transaction with the Company in which the amount exceeds $120,000 and in which either person had a direct or indirect material interest.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 31, 2011