SOURCE: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp

April 22, 2015 16:46 ET

Peapack-Gladstone Bank and Doug Kennedy Receive Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence "CEO of the Year" Award for 2015

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2015) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank are proud to announce being named USA "CEO of the Year" by U.K.-based publication Corporate LiveWire as part of its 2015 Innovation & Excellence Awards.

This publication is the culmination of an extensive 12 month search and Corporate LiveWire takes great pride in publishing its full list of winners and celebrating the innovation and excellence these firms, teams and individuals have shown amid ongoing global economic uncertainty.

Leah Jones and Elizabeth Moore, Awards Directors of the 2015 Innovation & Excellence Awards Winners Guide, are simply thrilled with the caliber of this year's winners. Leah said, "The Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence award winners have not only proved to be resilient and creative but have also shown a willingness to adapt to the ever changing environment of their respective fields; attributes that have certainly been key to the winners' exceptional performance and success."

The judging panel at Corporate LiveWire considered the strengths of each shortlisted candidate, setting its sights firmly on the most innovative, groundbreaking and client-focused firms, teams and individuals who have transformed the way in which they do business. Each and every winner was chosen on merit and has shown excellence, innovation and strong leadership throughout their various activities over the past calendar year.

Along with Doug Kennedy and Peapack-Gladstone Bank, this year's winners include Google, LinkedIn, Deloitte, PwC, Cendyn, Chaturvedi & Shah, MDxHealth, J. Knipper & Co, Spar Group, and GCL New Energy Holdings, to name a few.

The full winners guide can be found at: http://www.corporatelivewire.com/innovation-and-excellence-awards.html

For more information on the awards or to vote in Corporate LiveWire's upcoming award programs please click here.

About Peapack-Gladstone Bank
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $2.70 billion as of December 31, 2014. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, non-profits and consumers, which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, its wealth management division, and its branch network and online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service.

About Corporate LiveWire
Corporate LiveWire is brought to you by Fenice Media Ltd., a publishing house with an international presence. Fenice Media aim to offer a number of platforms for connecting its clients with an exclusive, global audience. The core products offer daily-updated content along with regular magazine publications that can be viewed on all digital platforms.

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