SOURCE: PremierWest Bancorp

August 01, 2012 19:00 ET

PremierWest Bancorp Elects Board Leadership

MEDFORD, OR--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) - The Board of Directors of PremierWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PRWT), the parent company of PremierWest Bank, announced today the election of board leadership.

Patrick G. Huycke has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Thomas Becker as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of PremierWest Bancorp. John L. Anhorn continues in the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors of PremierWest Bank, a subsidiary of PremierWest Bancorp. John A. Duke, previously Chairman of the Board of Directors of PremierWest Bancorp, continues to serve as a member of the Bancorp and Bank Boards.

ABOUT PREMIERWEST BANCORP

PremierWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PRWT) is a financial services holding company headquartered in Medford, Oregon, and operates primarily through its subsidiary PremierWest Bank. PremierWest Bank offers expanded financial services through
PremierWest Investment Services, Inc.

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