Gouverneur Bancorp Inc. (OTC:GOVB) Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer to Leadership Team

This morning, many investors are going to look closely into those companies that may have come into focus on March 27. One such company could be Gouverneur Bancorp Inc. (OTC:GOVB), the parent company of the Gouverneur Savings and Loan Association. Yesterday, the company came into focus in a big way after it announced that Robert W. Barlow had been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the company and the bank by the board of directors of Gouverneur Bancorp and the bank.

The appointment went into effect immediately. Additionally, it was also announced that the President and Chief Executive Officer positions would continue to be filled by Charles C. Van Vleet Jr. at GS&L Bank, the fully owned subsidiary of the bank. Additionally, Van Vleet Jr. would also help Barlow in the process of transitioning to the role of Chief Executive Officer and President of Gouverneur Bancorp and the bank. In the news release from the company yesterday, the credentials of Barlow as an executive were also shared.

Barlow had been the Vice President of Commercial and Residential Lending at the New York-based Northern Credit Union since September 2019. Prior to that position, he had been the Member Business Lending Officer and Team Lead at the SeaComm Federal Credit Union from July 2016 up until September 2019. Van Vleet Jr. spoke about the latest appointment that had been made by the board of directors at Gouverneur Bancorp.

He noted that there was widespread delight at the appointment of Robert Barlow to the company and the bank. He went on to state that he was looking forward to the possibility of working closely with Barlow as he transitioned into his new roles. Barlow stated that he was excited at the prospect of assuming the roles at the organization.



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