Camden National Bank has announced that Matthew Witten has joined the company as senior vice president, director of information security.

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In his new role, Witten will be responsible for maintaining the bank’s industry-leading security while staying ahead of potential threats. He will manage areas of significant risk, including information and cyber security, third-party vendor management, and business continuity and disaster recovery planning, according to a news release from Renée Smyth, executive vice president, chief experience and marketing officer.

“Matt has a proven track record of protecting customer data and strengthening cyber security programs for large companies,” said David Ackley, executive vice president and chief risk officer at Camden National Bank. “We are excited to welcome him to the Risk Management Team and to lean into his expertise to continue to enhance our data privacy and cyber security programs.”

Most recently, Witten was the chief information security officer for Martin’s Point Health Care for more than eight years. Prior to moving to Maine in 2015, Witten worked in the Louisville, Kentucky, region for numerous organizations, including the Louisville Metro Government and the University of Louisville.

Witten is actively involved in the community, currently serving as a board member for Goodwill Northern New England, and is a member of ISACA, ISC2, and FBI-InfraGard.

He resides in Raymond with his wife and two sons.