Webster Names Frederik F. Erikson as Deputy General Counsel


Frederik F. Erikson

Webster Bank is pleased to announce that Frederik F. Erikson, senior vice president, has been named deputy general counsel.

Erikson joined Webster in 2001, and he is responsible for major transactions including; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and complex supplier arrangements; intellectual property matters including trademarks and licensing, and litigation management, and also recently performed the duties of assistant corporate secretary. 

“Fred plays a critical role on the legal team, and has been a top performer during a time of extraordinary growth for the bank. This promotion is welldeserved,” said Harriet Munrett Wolfe, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Webster Financial Corporation. 

Prior to working at Webster, Erikson worked for a law firm specializing in technology related matters, and for GE Capital, supporting their global sourcing department. 

A resident of Danbury, Connecticut, Erikson has volunteered with Americares and the American Red Cross. He earned his bachelor’s degree from University at Albany-SUNY and received his J.D. from Albany Law School.

About Webster 

Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association. With $26.2 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust, and investment services through 167 banking centers and 343 ATMs. Webster also provides mobile and Internet banking. Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, which provides health savings account trustee and administrative services. Webster Bank is a member of the FDIC and an equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com.

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