BOSTON, MA – Since taking over as CEO in the past year, Les Hiscoe has put his stamp on the $1.2 billion company, introducing new initiatives and programs to create the most differentiated customer experience in the industry. During his more than 18 years with Shawmut, Les has played a key role Boston’s changing landscape.

Recently, Les sat down with NECN’s news and business anchor, Mike Nikitas, to give a peek into the booming development scene, including Shawmut’s work in Dudley Square, Mario Batali’s first restaurant in the city, renovations to TD Garden, MIT’s iconic Great Dome, historic Quincy Market’s first-ever retail store, the largest cast-stone renovation in the nation, and Brown University’s new School of Engineering building.

In addition to overseeing some of the region’s most admired projects, Les is focused on ensuring that the employee-owned Shawmut remains committed to driving exceptional client service, developing teams of talented people, and embracing the latest technologies and implementing them across every aspect of the business.

NECN is the largest regional cable news network in the country, serving more than three million homes in all six New England states. Distinguished as a leader in the industry, NECN has received several awards for broadcast journalism excellence, including the George Foster Peabody Award, the Alfred I DuPont-Columbia Journalism Award, and the Scripps Howard Foundation Award.

Take a look at a few clips from NECN’s segment below: