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NBT Bancorp Hires Butcher as Director of Organizational Development

NORWICH, N.Y. (June 27, 2011) - NBT Bancorp Executive Vice President and Director of Human Resources Catherine Scarlett announced that William J. Butcher has been hired as vice president and director of organizational development.

In this role, Butcher will work closely with corporate management and staff to design and implement programs aligning and integrating company resources with corporate goals to maintain high levels of customer service and operations performance.

Butcher has 15 years of management experience. Before joining NBT Bancorp, he was employed at MeadWestvaco in various human resources and organizational roles including manager of organizational effectiveness and organizational development consultant. He also worked as product manager in the company's consumer products division.

A resident of Bainbridge, Butcher has a bachelor's degree in communication studies from the State University of New York at Oswego. He has pursued graduate studies in organizational development and evidence-based coaching at Fielding Graduate University and holds certification in organizational development from the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science.

"I am pleased to welcome William Butcher to our team," Scarlett said. "His knowledge and experience in organizational development and coaching will help our company maintain and continue to improve the level of service our customers have come to expect from us."

NBT Bancorp Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Norwich, NY, with total assets of $5.5 billion at March 31, 2011. The company primarily operates through NBT Bank, N.A., a full-service community bank with two divisions, and through two financial services companies. NBT Bank, N.A. has 123 locations, including 87 NBT Bank offices in upstate New York and northwestern Vermont and 36 Pennstar Bank offices in northeastern Pennsylvania. Mang Insurance Agency, LLC, based in Norwich, NY, is a full-service insurance agency with 25 locations in upstate New York. EPIC Advisors, Inc., based in Rochester, NY, is a full-service 401(k) plan recordkeeping firm.