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HUDSON, Mass, [date] — Robert Cozzone, President and Chief Executive Officer of Avidia Bank has announced the hiring of Barry Jensen as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. A seasoned bank senior executive with expertise in strategy, operations, information technology, and risk management, Jensen brings more than two decades of experience to Avidia.

In this newly created role, Jensen will spearhead project management teams and Avidia’s strategic initiative to simplify and modernize operations, systems, and service offerings to enhance operational efficiencies and the customer experience.

Jensen joins Avidia from Rockland Trust, where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Technology and Operations Officer since 2014. In that role, he built a sophisticated information technology and security team while spearheading key digital initiatives. Before that, he served as Rockland Trust’s Controller and Principal Accounting Officer for well over a decade, where he built a highly regarded finance and accounting team and led merger and acquisition initiatives.

“We are delighted to bring Barry’s extensive knowledge, strong leadership, and proven track record of success to Avidia,” said Cozzone. In this strategic new role, he will be instrumental in helping us build scalable, efficient, and cost-effective technology to modernize, simplify, and enhance banking for our customers for years to come.”

Jensen holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Finance from Bentley University and a Bachelor of Science from Salem State University. He resides in Kingston, MA with his wife and three children.

About Avidia Bank:

Avidia Bank is a $2.6 billion community bank headquartered in Hudson, MA with additional branches in Westborough, Framingham, Shrewsbury, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, and Northborough. For more than 150 years, the Bank has provided personal, commercial, and residential banking services. Learn more at Member FDIC. Member DIF.


Janel Maysonet, CMO, SVP Avidia Bank
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