Southside Bank names new CEO - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Southside Bank names new CEO

Posted: Updated:

Tyler, Texas, (January 5, 2012) The Board of Directors of Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBSI), today announced that Sam Dawson will become Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 5, 2012. Current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, B. G. Hartley, who served with distinction as Chief Executive Officer since the Company's inception, will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Southside Bancshares, Inc. and of Southside Bank, and will continue to have an office at the bank's headquarters.

Mr. Hartley said, "The Directors and I believe Sam is ideally suited to lead the Company. He has a long track record with both the Company and Southside Bank, serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company for 14 years. Sam has a successful history of building outstanding teams and executing our business plans. He has my unconditional support in this new role and I look forward to working closely with him in my continued role as Chairman. We have a seasoned staff and management team and anticipate many great years to come."

"Southside is home to incredibly talented people," Dawson pointed out, "and as a result of Bill Hartley's leadership, a valuable corporate culture is present. Mr. Hartley came to Tyler in 1960 to open the bank's door for business, and since that time Southside has grown into one of the premier financial institutions in Texas. Because of his commitment," Dawson continued, "Southside is positioned to take advantage of business opportunities available only to the soundest financial institutions. We are excited about the bank's future."

 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Van Zandt suspect teen arrested after shooting mom

    Van Zandt suspect teen arrested after shooting mom

    Saturday, September 13 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-09-14 01:01:08 GMT
    GRAND SALINE (KYTX) -- A 17-year-old Van Zandt man who reportedly shot his mother then fled behind his residence Friday afternoon is in police custody. Several law enforcements agencies, including the Canton K-9 unit from 13 miles away joined in the chase before Michael Henry Dyar was captured shortly after the shooting near US Highway 80 west of Grand Saline.More >>
    GRAND SALINE (KYTX) -- A 17-year-old Van Zandt man who reportedly shot his mother then fled behind his residence Friday afternoon is in police custody. Several law enforcement agencies, including the Canton K-9 unit from 13 miles away joined in the chase before Michael Henry Dyar was captured shortly after the shooting near US Highway 80 west of Grand Saline.More >>
  • Woman shoots at ex-boyfriend in Palestine post office

    Woman shoots at ex-boyfriend in Palestine post office

    Saturday, September 13 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-09-13 13:27:25 GMT
    PALESTINE (KYTX) -- A woman scorned fired one shot at an ex-boyfriend at the post office, reportedly fled in a vehicle only to turn herself in to police.The victim was about to depart the post office lobby at at 1213 North Link (State Hwy 155 North) when the former girlfriend fired her weapon. The man was not hit, nor were postal customers or employees injured.More >>
    PALESTINE (KYTX) -- A woman scorned fired one shot at an ex-boyfriend at the post office, reportedly fled in a vehicle only to turn herself in to police.The victim was about to depart the post office lobby at at 1213 North Link (State Hwy 155 North) when the former girlfriend fired her weapon. The man was not hit, nor were postal customers or employees injured.
    More >>
  • Report: Adrian Peterson indicted for negligent injury to a child.

    Report: Adrian Peterson indicted for negligent injury to a child.

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-09-13 01:25:40 GMT
    (CBS SPORTS) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas for 'reckless or negligent injury to a child,' according to the Fox Affiliate in Houston. The indictment was made in Montgomery County.More >>
    (CBS SPORTS) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas for 'reckless or negligent injury to a child,' according to the Fox Affiliate in Houston. The indictment was made in Montgomery County.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.