People: Cathay General Bancorp (CATY.OQ)

CATY.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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7 Jul 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dunson Cheng

70 2015 Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank and President of the Company

Anthony Tang

61 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company and the Bank

Peter Wu

62 2014 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company and the Bank

Heng Chen

62 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank and Treasurer of the Company

Pin Tai

61 2015 President and Director of the Bank

Kim Bingham

58 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the Bank

Donald Chow

64 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer of the Bank

Irwin Wong

66 2015 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of the Bank

Patrick Lee

80 2011 Lead Independent Director of the Company and Director of the Bank

Thomas Chiu

67 2003 Director of the Company and the Bank

Kelly Chan

68 1990 Independent Director of the Company and the Bank

Michael Chang

77 2010 Independent Director of the Company and the Bank

Nelson Chung

62 2005 Independent Director of the Company and the Bank

Felix Fernandez

64 2013 Independent Director of the Company and the Bank

Jane Jelenko

66 2012 Independent Director of the Company and the Bank

Ting Liu

74 2003 Independent Director of the Company and the Bank

Joseph Poon

68 2011 Independent Director of the Company and the Bank

Monica Chen

2012 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Dunson Cheng

Mr. Dunson K. Cheng, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank and President of the Company. He has been the Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Bank since 1994. He was the President of Cathay Bank from 1985 to March 2015. 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 is Vice Chairman of the Board of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since August 21, 2014. He was an Executive Vice President of Bancorp from 1994 to September 2013, Senior Executive Vice President of Cathay Bank from 1998 to 2013, Chief Lending Officer of Cathay Bank from 1985 to September 2013, and Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Bancorp and Cathay Bank from October 2013 to August 20, 2014. 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.

Peter Wu

Mr. Peter Wu, Ph.D., is Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company and the Bank since August 21, 2014. He has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since August 21, 2014, and a Director, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Bank Foundation since 2005. He was Chief Operating Officer of Bancorp and Cathay Bank from 2003 to June 2014, and Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Bancorp and Cathay Bank from 2003 to August 20, 2014. He was the Chairman of the Board of GBC Venture Capital, Inc. from 1997 to 2014 and President and Chief Executive Officer of GBC Venture Capital, Inc. from 2003 to 2014. 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 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 and Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank and Treasurer of the Company since 2004. He has been Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Bancorp and Executive Vice President of Cathay Bank since 2003, and Chief Financial Officer of Cathay Bank since 2004. He was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cathay Real Estate Investment Trust from 2003 to 2013 and has been a Director, Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer of GBC Venture Capital, Inc. since 2003. Prior to joining Bancorp, Mr. Chen had over 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.

Pin Tai

Mr. Pin Tai is President and Director of the Bank., a subsidiary of Cathay General Bancorp., effective April 1, 2015. Mr. Tai joined Cathay Bank in 1999 as General Manager of New York Regions with a goal to establish our footing in the East Coast region. In 2006, Mr. Tai became Executive Vice President and the General Manager of Eastern Regions, and then became the Deputy Chief Lending Officer in 2010 and the Chief Lending Officer in 2013. He has also been a Director of Cathay Bank Foundation since 2004. Mr. Tai has over 32 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Cathay Bank, Mr. Tai worked at Bank of China in its New York office to help establish its commercial lending operations in the United States.

Kim Bingham

Mr. Kim R. Bingham is an Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Cathay Bank, a subsidiary Company of Cathay General Bancorp since January 2014. He has been an Executive Vice President of Cathay Bank since 2004 and Chief Risk Officer of Cathay Bank since January 2014. Mr. Bingham joined Cathay Bank in 2004 as Chief Credit Officer and served in that capacity until December 2013. Prior to joining Cathay Bank, Mr. Bingham managed Private Banking for Mellon Bank in the Western United States and prior to this position, Mr. Bingham served in a series of increasingly responsible staff and management positions in lending and credit for City National Bank. Mr. Bingham has more than 30 years of banking experience.

Donald Chow

Mr. Donald S. Chow is an Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Bank since January 2014. Mr. Chow joined Cathay Bank in August 2013 as a Consultant of the Office of the President. Prior to joining Cathay Bank, Mr. Chow was Executive Vice President and Senior Supervisor at East West Bank from 2009 to 2013 and President of Desert Community Bank, a Division of East West Bank, from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Chow has over 25 years of banking experience in the areas of credit and commercial lending.

Irwin Wong

Mr. Irwin Wong is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Cathay Bank., a subsidiary of Cathay General Bancorp., effective April 1, 2015. Mr. Wong joined Cathay Bank in 1988 as Vice President of Branch Administration, advanced to Senior Vice President of Branch Administration in 1989, served as Executive Vice President of Branch Administration from 1998 to 2011 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer from 2011 to 2013, and became the Chief Retail Administration and Regulatory Affairs Officer in January 2014. He has also been a Director and Vice President of Cathay Bank Foundation since 2002, and Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer of Cathay Bank Foundation from 2004 to 2011. Mr. Wong has over 35 years of banking experience. Mr. Wong is active in community organizations and serves as a director of Junior Achievement of Southern California, the California Council on Economic Education, and the Los Angeles Nashi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.

Patrick Lee

Mr. Patrick S. D. Lee is Lead Independent Director of the Company and Director of the Bank. 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 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 the Company and the Bank 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 an Independent Director of the Company and the Bank effective 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

Michael Chang

Mr. Michael M. Y. Chang is an Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp and the Bank. 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.

Nelson Chung

Mr. Nelson Chung is an Independent Director of the Company and the Bank 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 is an Independent Director of the Company and the Bank 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 business 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, the California Bankers Association, and Pan American Bank. He received a Master of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in Finance.

Jane Jelenko

Ms. Jane Jelenko is an Independent Director of Cathay General Bancorp and the Bank 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 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 SunAmerica Mutual Funds families, and on non-profit boards, including the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 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 an Independent Director of the Company and the Bank 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 an Independent Director of the Company and the Bank. 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

3,320,450

Anthony Tang

706,590

Peter Wu

1,323,090

Heng Chen

1,095,880

Pin Tai

954,047

Kim Bingham

--

Donald Chow

793,073

Irwin Wong

844,550

Patrick Lee

--

Thomas Chiu

--

Kelly Chan

--

Michael Chang

--

Nelson Chung

--

Felix Fernandez

--

Jane Jelenko

--

Ting Liu

--

Joseph Poon

--

Monica Chen

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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

Pin Tai

16,180 14,574

Kim Bingham

0 0

Donald Chow

0 0

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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