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Joanne Campbell receives ABA Distinguished Service Awards for Risk

Camden, Maine, June 14, 2023Joanne Campbell, executive vice president of enterprise risk management and chief risk officer for Camden National Bank, today received the 2023 American Bankers Association’s Distinguished Service Award for Risk. The award, which recognizes leadership, initiative, and accomplishment in banking regulatory risk, as well as volunteer service through American Bankers Association (ABA), was presented during ABA’s Risk and Compliance Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Campbell is the first recipient of the ABA Distinguished Service Award for Risk.

“Joanne has guided our company through the evolution of risk management and has been an instrumental contributor to our executive management team,” said Greg Dufour, president and CEO of Camden National Bank. “She is a well-respected colleague to us and many others, including the American Bankers Association. We are honored that they recognized her remarkable career.”

“Joanne has a distinguished career and has dedicated her career to strengthening bank risk and compliance management while sharing her knowledge, experience and support with other industry professionals along the way,” said Ginny O’Neill, ABA’s executive vice president of regulatory compliance and policy. “We are grateful for her efforts and the example she sets. She is an ideal recipient of this year’s Distinguished Service Awards.”

Campbell has worked at Camden National Bank for more than 27 years and is set to retire on July 7. In her current role, she oversees enterprise risk management, cyber and information security, physical security, fraud, compliance, Bank Secrecy Act, audit, corporate governance and the bank’s in-house counsel. Additionally, she serves as co-chair, representing risk, for the new ABA Risk and Compliance Conference. Prior to being co-chair, Campbell served many years as a board member of the ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference and the ABA Risk Management Conference. Campbell is a frequent speaker at these events and brings significant depth and experience to the conference programming. She is also an active participant with the Maine Bankers Association and serves on its compliance and legislative committees. Campbell is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM).

About Camden National Corporation
Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC) is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $5.7 billion in assets and was proudly listed as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine in 2021 and 2022. Founded in 1875, Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank dedicated to customers at every stage of their financial journey. With 24/7 live phone support, 57 banking centers, and additional lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Camden National Bank offers the latest in digital banking, complemented by award-winning, personalized service. To learn more, visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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About the American Bankers Association

The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $23.7 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2.1 million people, safeguard $18.7 trillion in deposits and extend $12.2 trillion in loans.