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United in West Virginia announces CEO succession

United Bankshares in Charleston, W.Va., will have a new CEO next month. 

The $29.3 billion-asset company said in a press release Monday that Rick Adams will take over the position on April 1. He will succeed Richard Adams, who will remain the company’s chairman. 

Rick Adams, United’s president, will also join the board. Before joining United in 1994, he was an lawyer at Bowles Rice. 

Jim Consagra, the company’s chief operating officer, will succeed Rick Adams as president. Consagra was chief financial officer and treasurer of George Mason Bankshares, which was acquired by United in 1998.

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