Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> February 26, 2001

John Klein – People’s Bank (pbct)

JOHN A. KLEIN is Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of People's Bank. During his more than 28-year career at People's, Mr. Klein has managed several key areas of the bank. This includes heading its national and international credit card division, where he was an architect of phenomenal growth and People's recent expansion into the United Kingdom. His promotion in 1999 to President and CEO and on January 1, 2000, to Chairman of the Board, reflects an impressive career at People's Bank during which his vision and values have helped distinguish People's as a diversified financial service company. He received his Bachelor's degree in 1971 and his Law degree in 1977, both from the University of Connecticut. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of People's Bank?

Mr. Klein: Historically, we're a savings bank. We've been in business

for 158 years, almost exclusively in the state of Connecticut.