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Lakeland Bancorp appoints James E. Hanson II to board

Staff Writer | Oak Ridge, N.J., USA | Monday June 25, 2018 6:43AM ET
James E. Hanson IILakeland Bancorp announced that James E. Hanson II has been appointed to the boards of directors of Lakeland Bancorp and Lakeland Bank.

Mr. Hanson is President and CEO of The Hampshire Companies, a full service, private real estate investment firm based in Morristown, New Jersey.

Mr. Hanson holds a number of leadership positions, both professionally and philanthropically.

He presently serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Advisors and Executive-in-Residence at Rutgers University School of Business, Center for Real Estate Studies.

He also serves as a Member of the New Jersey State Investment Council since 2010, and as a Commissioner of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission since 1995.

He served as President of the Commission between 2000 and 2005.

Mr. Hanson received his law degree from Vermont Law School, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and Bachelor of Arts from Hope College, subsequently serving in a variety of leadership roles at each institution, including as Trustee.

Mr. Hanson will serve on the Lakeland Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance and Risk Committees.

It is expected that Lakeland’s Board will nominate Mr. Hanson to be elected by Lakeland’s shareholders at its 2019 annual meeting for a one year term expiring in 2020.