People: Cathay General Bancorp (CATY.OQ)

CATY.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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27 Jan 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dunson Cheng

69 1994 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Anthony Tang

60 2013 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Peter Wu

65 2014 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Heng Chen

61 2003 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Perry Oei

51 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of company and the Bank

Kim Bingham

57 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the Bank

Donald Chow

63 2014 Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Cathay Bank

Pin Tai

60 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank

Irwin Wong

65 2014 Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Administration and Regulatory Affairs Officer of the Bank

Patrick Lee

79 2011 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Chiu

66 2003 Director

Kelly Chan

67 1990 Independent Director

Michael Chang

76 2010 Independent Director

Nelson Chung

61 2005 Independent Director

Felix Fernandez

63 2013 Independent Director

Jane Jelenko

65 2012 Independent Director

Ting Liu

77 2003 Independent Director

Joseph Poon

67 2011 Independent Director

Monica Chen

2012 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Dunson Cheng

Mr. Dunson K. Cheng, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Cathay General Bancorp. He was a Trustee and President of Cathay Real Estate Investment Trust from 2003 to 2013. Mr. Cheng has over 30 years of banking experience. He also serves on the boards of DiCon Fiberoptics, Inc. (a supplier of optical components, integrated modules, and test equipment for the fiber optics industry), Tsinghua Education Foundation (N.A.) Inc., and Ascencia (formerly known as PATH Achieve Glendale). He formerly served on the board of directors of the California Bankers Association. Mr. Cheng received a Ph.D. in Physics. He has been a Director of Cathay Bank since 1982 and of Bancorp since it was formed as a holding company in 1990.

Anthony Tang

Mr. Anthony M. Tang serves as Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Cathay General Bancorp, effective October 1, 2013. Mr. Tang is no longer Executive Vice President of Bancorp effective October 1, 2013. He was Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Cathay Bank since 1998, and has 30 years of banking experience. He has been a Trustee and Vice President of Cathay Real Estate Investment Trust since February 2003. Mr. Tang was formerly the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Bancorp from 1990 to 2003. He received a Master of Business Administration degree. Mr. Tang has been a Director of Cathay Bank since 1986 and of Bancorp since it was formed as a holding company in 1990. Through his service to Cathay Bank in management capacities for 25 years.

Peter Wu

Mr. Peter Wu, Ph.D., is Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Cathay General Bancorp. He is no longer Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective July 1, 2014. He has been the Chairman of the Board of GBC Venture Capital, Inc. since 1997, President and Chief Executive Officer of GBC Venture Capital, Inc. since 2003, and a Director, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Bank Foundation since 2005. Prior to joining Bancorp, Mr. Wu was a co-founder, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of General Bank and its publicly-held bank holding company, GBC Bancorp, until they were merged with Cathay Bank and Bancorp in 2003. Mr. Wu received a Ph.D. in Mathematics. He has been a Director of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since 2003.

Heng Chen

Mr. Heng W. Chen is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of Cathay General Bancorp, since June 2003. He is Executive Vice President of Cathay Bank since 2003, and Chief Financial Officer of Cathay Bank since 2004. He has been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cathay Real Estate Investment Trust since 2003 and a Director, Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer of GBC Venture Capital, Inc. since 2003. Prior to joining Bancorp, Mr. Chen had 25 years of experience in the areas of finance, accounting, and banking at City National Bank and its publicly-held bank holding company, City National Corporation, and at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Chen was formerly a Certified Public Accountant and received a Master of Business Administration degree.

Perry Oei

Mr. Perry P. Oei is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Cathay General Bancorp and Cathay Bank, subsidiary of the Company. He is Executive Vice President of Bancorp and the Bank since January 2014; General Counsel of Bancorp and the Bank since 2001; Secretary of Bancorp and the Bank since 2010; Senior Vice President of Bancorp and the Bank from 2004 to December 2013.

Kim Bingham

Mr. Kim R. Bingham is an Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Cathay Bank, a subsidiary Company of Cathay General Bancorp. He was Chief Credit Officer of the Bank from 2004 to December 2013.

Donald Chow

Pin Tai

Mr. Pin Tai serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Cathay Bank, a subsidiary Company of Cathay General Bancorp, effective October 1, 2013. Mr. Tai is Deputy Chief Lending Officer and General Manager of Eastern Regions of the Bank from 2010 to September 2013; General Manager of Eastern Regions of the Bank from 2006 to 2009.

Irwin Wong

Mr. Irwin Wong is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Administration and Regulatory Affairs Officer of Cathay Bank, subsidiary of Cathay General Bancorp. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Bank from 2011 to December 2013; Executive Vice President-Branch Administration of the Bank from 1999 to 2011.

Patrick Lee

Mr. Patrick S. D. Lee is Lead Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp. He is the founder and former President of T.C. Construction Corporation, a company involved in the construction and development of commercial and residential real estate in the greater Los Angeles area. Mr. Lee is active in the Los Angeles Chinese-American community and currently serves as a director of the Chinatown Service Center and as an advisor on the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. He was a Trustee of Cathay Real Estate Investment Trust from 2003 to 2013, and has been a Director of Cathay Bank Foundation since 2004. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and has been licensed as a structural engineer, civil engineer, and general contractor. Mr. Lee has been a Director of Cathay Bank since 1983 and of Bancorp since it was formed as a holding company in 1990. He has been serving as the Lead Independent Director of Bancorp since May 2011.

Thomas Chiu

Dr. Thomas C. T. Chiu, M.D., is Director of Cathay General Bancorp, since October 20, 2003. He is a medical doctor, he had served as President and Chief Executive Officer of an independent physicians association, chairman of its governing board, and chair of various committees at a healthcare facility in Monterey Park, California. He had been a director of General Bank and its publicly-held bank holding company, GBC Bancorp, for 10 years until they merged with Cathay Bank and Bancorp in 2003. Dr. Chiu has been a Director of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since 2003.

Kelly Chan

Mr. Kelly L. Chan is Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp, since 1990. He is an owner of Phoenix Bakery Inc., a family-owned retail bakery that began in Los Angeles Chinatown and that has been serving the Los Angeles area for over 75 years. He retired as Vice President of Phoenix Bakery Inc. in 2012. Mr. Chan is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience, and received a Master of Business Administration degree. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1970 to 1973 and in the U.S. Naval Reserve until his retirement in 2000 with the rank of Captain. Mr. Chan has been a Director of Cathay Bank since 1981 and of Bancorp since it was formed as a holding company in 1990. Mr. Chan offers the Board substantial management experience with privately held businesses, which constitute a significant portion of the customers of Cathay Bank. As a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Chan adds additional expertise in accounting matters, and serves as chairman of the Audit Committee.

Michael Chang

Mr. Michael M. Y. Chang is Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp. He is a retired attorney, having practiced law in Los Angeles for 30 years until retiring in 2000. He was the Secretary of Bancorp and Cathay Bank from 2001 to August 2010. Mr. Chang was one of the founders of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association. He formerly served as a director of Chinatown Service Center, a community-based Chinese-American health and human services organization in Southern California. He received a Juris Doctor degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Mr. Chang has been a Director of Cathay Bank since 1983 and of Bancorp since it was formed as a holding company in 1990. Mr. Chang has been a well-respected attorney in Los Angeles for over 30 years, with the emphasis of his practice being in areas of business law, real estate, corporations, and taxation. The Board benefits from his legal experience and analysis of issues. His participation in the Chinese-American community in Southern California provides knowledge of the local economy, as well as business opportunities for Cathay Bank.

Nelson Chung

Mr. Nelson Chung is Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp, since 2005. Mr. Chung is President of Pacific Communities Builder, Inc., which has built more than 4,000 home sites and developed more than 150 communities in Southern California. He received a Master of Urban Design degree and is a licensed architect, general contractor, and real estate broker in California. Mr. Chung has been a Director of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since 2005.

Felix Fernandez

Mr. Felix S. Fernandez serves as Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp. effective January 2, 2013. He has served as a leader at Wells Fargo in various capacities for over 15 years. In 2011, he retired as a Corporate Executive Vice President and Regional President of Community Banking for Wells Fargo in the Northern California region, responsible for up to 150 branches, $15 billion in deposits and $1.5 billion in loans, and 2,700 employees. Prior to working at Wells Fargo, Mr. Fernandez served as Executive Vice President of International Business Banking at State National Bank in El Paso, Texas, where he was responsible for the Mexico businesses market, and also served in various positions at Valley National Bank of Arizona (later a part of Chase Bank). Mr. Fernandez has been active in the community and business organizations throughout his career, including affiliations with the United Way, Boys and Girls Club of America, Boy Scouts of America, Bankers Association for Finance and Trade, and the Greater Sacramento Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the board of Sacramento State University Enterprise, Inc., Dignity Health Sacramento Service Region Board, Crocker Art Museum, and the California Bankers Association. He received a Master of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in Finance. Mr. Fernandez has been a Director of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since January 2013.

Jane Jelenko

Ms. Jane Jelenko is Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp, since January 2, 2012. She was a partner at KPMG LLP, a global audit, tax, and advisory services firm, where she became the first woman consulting partner in 1983, and where she served over 25 years (from 1977 to 2003) in various capacities including the National Industry Director for its Banking and Finance group, a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, and the leader for the firm’s Banking and Investment Services Consulting group. She has also served on the Countrywide Bank board (Audit and Operations Committees), the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee, and the Organization of Women Executives board. She currently serves on the boards of two mutual funds within the SunAmerica Mutual Funds family, and on non-profit boards, including the Center Dance Arts of the Los Angeles Music Center, Dizzy Feet Foundation, Body Traffic, The Gabriella Foundation, and the Constitutional Rights Foundation (emeritus). She received a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance. Also, she has been awarded certification by the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management’s Director Training and Certification Program. Ms. Jelenko has been a Director of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since January 2012.

Ting Liu

Mr. Ting Y. Liu, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp, since October 20, 2003. He was a co-founder and a director of General Bank and its publicly-held bank holding company, GBC Bancorp, until they merged with Cathay Bank and Bancorp in 2003. Mr. Liu was an aerospace research scientist for over 12 years, has been a real estate developer of motels and hotels, and co-founded Western Underwriter, an insurance company, in 1985. He also co-founded the Southern California Hotel/Motel Association in the early 1980s and was active in the Holiday Inn Franchisee Association where he served as the regional committee member for many terms. Mr. Liu received a Ph.D. in Aerospace Science. He has been a Director of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since 2003.

Joseph Poon

Mr. Joseph C. H. Poon is Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp. Mr. Poon is President of Edward Properties, LLC, a real estate development company that specializes in residential, industrial, and commercial projects, and he has over 30 years of experience in real estate development. He received a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. Poon has been a Director of Cathay Bank since 1981 and of Bancorp since it was formed as a holding company in 1990. He served as the Lead Independent Director of Bancorp from July 2010 to May 2011.

Monica Chen

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Dunson Cheng

4,182,040

Anthony Tang

706,590

Peter Wu

1,323,090

Heng Chen

1,365,160

Perry Oei

--

Kim Bingham

--

Donald Chow

--

Pin Tai

1,221,930

Irwin Wong

977,212

Patrick Lee

--

Thomas Chiu

--

Kelly Chan

--

Michael Chang

--

Nelson Chung

--

Felix Fernandez

--

Jane Jelenko

--

Ting Liu

--

Joseph Poon

--

Monica Chen

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Dunson Cheng

1,485,154 12,839,593

Anthony Tang

290,820 4,129,545

Peter Wu

611,844 6,994,894

Heng Chen

264,020 467,755

Perry Oei

0 0

Kim Bingham

0 0

Donald Chow

0 0

Pin Tai

16,180 14,574

Irwin Wong

369,836 2,586,992

Patrick Lee

0 0

Thomas Chiu

0 0

Kelly Chan

0 0

Michael Chang

0 0

Nelson Chung

0 0

Felix Fernandez

0 0

Jane Jelenko

0 0

Ting Liu

0 0

Joseph Poon

0 0

Monica Chen

0 0
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