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NORWICH – The Leadership Chenango Class of 2018 was introduced last Thursday evening at the Leadership Chenango Kick-off dinner, where Chairman of NBT Bancorp Martin Dietrich was presented the 2017 Harry Tecklenburg Leadership Award.
The Tecklenburg Award is given biennially to an individual who demonstrates strong leadership traits in the community––the same way the late Harry Tecklenburg, general manager of Procter and Gamble, is remembered as having.
Dietrich – a Norwich native and graduate of Colgate University – was elected Chairman of NBT Bancorp in May of 2016 after serving as President and CEO for 10 years. His community leadership roles include the creation of the Norwich Building Together Foundation, renovation of Norwich’s East and West Parks, and the Norwich Streetscape Project.
Dietrich is in his seventh year of service on the Regional Economic Development Council of the Southern Tier and is a former member of the Commerce Chenango and United Health Services boards of directors...