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): January 22, 2015
Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification Number)
Ten Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts 02109
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On January 21, 2015, the Board of Directors of the Company elected Gloria C. Larson to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Larson will also serve as a director on the Board of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company (the “Bank”). Ms. Larson will serve as a member of the Company and the Bank Risk Management Committee and as a member of the Company’s Compensation, Governance and Executive Committee.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Larson and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release of the Company dated January 22, 2015
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunder duly authorized.
BOSTON PRIVATE FINANCIAL HOLDINGS, INC.
/S/ DAVID J. KAYE
David J. Kaye
Executive Vice President, Chief
Financial Officer and Treasurer
Date: January 22, 2015
Press Release of the Company dated January 22, 2015