Century Bank appoints new president

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MOBILE, Alabama — Peter van Lingen has been promoted to president of Century Bank, according to an announcement by the bank’s board of directors and Chairman and CEO Douglas T. Luce Jr.

Century Bank has four branches in the Mobile-Baldwin area with about $55.7 million in deposits.

Van Lingen began his career with Century Bank in 1996 as a teller. He was promoted to vice president in 2006.

Van Lingen, his wife, Laurie, and their two children live in Mobile.

Originally named Bank of Lucedale, Century Bank was founded in 1903 by Gregory M. Luce, who served as president and chairman of the board until his death in 1935. The Luce family continued to lead the bank, changing its name to Century Bank in 1999. Douglas T. Luce also served as president until van Lingen’s appointment.

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