UMB promotes Anderson, Watson

Craig Anderson has been promoted to president of regional banking for UMB Financial Corp., the company announced today.

William Watson will take Anderson's position as chairman and CEO UMB's Kansas region.

Watson will oversee 16 banks in eight communities, including Wichita. He previously served as president of the bank's Kansas region

Anderson has been with UMB for 24 years and Watson for five years.

Anderson is also the 2009 campaign chairman for the United Way of the Plains.

UMB is based in Kansas City, Mo.