SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 19, 2018
COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1301 A Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (253) 305-1900
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On January 18, 2018, Columbia Banking System, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Lisa Dow to serve as Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the Company and the Companys wholly owned subsidiary, Columbia State Bank, effective during the second quarter of 2018.
A copy of the Companys press release announcing Ms. Dows appointment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated January 18, 2018.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: January 19, 2018||COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM, INC.|
|Kumi Y. Baruffi|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel|