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Martha Higgins

Executive Vice President Chief Human Resources Officer New England
Martha Higgins

Ms. Higgins joined the Company in 2008 as Executive Vice President and is currently the Company’s and the Bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. She is responsible for enterprise-wide human capital initiatives and serves as an advisor to senior management and to the Company’s affiliate partners on human capital strategy, workforce planning and overall organizational effectiveness.

In addition, she supports the Company’s Board Compensation, Governance and Executive Committee and serves as Chair of the Company’s 401(k) Committee. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Higgins was a Senior Consultant at W.T. Haigh & Company, an executive compensation and human resources consulting firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has over 25 years of experience working in the financial services industry.

Ms. Higgins started her career at The Boston Company and also worked for Fidelity Investments as a Senior Compensation Consultant. She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, the New England Human Resources Association and the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals. Ms. Higgins is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP), a certified professional coach, and a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) through World At Work.

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