PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
May 9, 2012
SHORE BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in
|(State or other jurisdiction of
||(Commission file number)
|incorporation or organization)
18 East Dover Street, Easton, Maryland
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including
area code: (410) 763-7800
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed
Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended
to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election
of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 9, 2012, William W. Duncan, Jr.,
who serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland (“Talbot Bank”), a subsidiary
of Shore Bancshares, Inc., notified Talbot Bank that he intends to retire from these positions effective December 31, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section
13 or 15(d) 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.
||SHORE BANCSHARES, INC.
|Dated: May 11, 2012
||/s/ W. Moorhead Vermilye
||W. Moorhead Vermilye
||Chief Executive Officer
||(Principal Executive Officer)