United Bankshares Inc. Chairman and CEO Richard Adams is set to move into an executive chairman role and cede the chief executive duties to his son, Richard Adams Jr. The move is part of a leadership reorganization that will end the elder Adams’ long tenure as the top exec at Greater Washington’s largest community bank. Effective April 1, Adams Jr., currently the president of the Vienna-headquartered bank, will become CEO and join the United’s board of directors. At the same time, James Consagra, the current COO, will move into the role of president.
Richard Adams to step down from CEO role at United Bank
March 1, 2022