Univest in Souderton, Pa., has hired Megan Duryea Santana as general counsel for the company and its banking subsidiary, Univest Bank and Trust.

The $2.9 billion-asset company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it created the position to strengthen its risk management practice.

Santana was also named executive vice president. Previously she was a partner at the law firm Fox Rothschild, where her work included banking and tax and business planning. She also has experience in commercial lending.

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