William M. Mooney will become president and chief executive officer of Hudson Valley Bank, Yonkers, N.Y., a unit of Hudson Valley Holding Corp., effective Nov.3.
He will succeed John A. Pratt, who is retiring.
Prior to joining Hudson Valley Bank, Mr. Mooney was a senior vice president with Chase Manhattan. For most of that time, he was located in White Plains, where he served as regional executive in 1988-1994.
He managed the northern Metro region, which included Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, and Putnam counties, and New York City's Bronx County. Most recently he was the regional executive for Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Bronx.