South Shore Bank in South Weymouth, Mass., has lined up its next president and chief executive.

The $1 billion-asset bank said in a press release Wednesday James Dunphy will succeed John Boucher when Boucher retires on July 1.

Dunphy is an executive vice president at South Shore. He joined the bank in January, and previously served as president and CEO of the $272 million-asset Hampshire First Bank in Manchester, N.H.

Boucher has been president and CEO of South Shore since 2007. In his nearly 42 years at the bank, he has held several senior-level roles, including chief operating officer.

South Shore Bank has 14 branches in Massachusetts.

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