People: East West Bancorp Inc (EWBC.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dominic Ng

56 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank

Julia Gouw

55 2009 President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company and the Bank, Director

John Lee

83 2014 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company and the Bank

Irene Oh

37 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank

Douglas Krause

58 1996 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Company and the Bank

Wendy Cai-Lee

40 2014 Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Eastern and Texas Regions

Ming Lin Chen

54 2013 Executive Vice President and Head of Retail and Banking Operations of the Bank

William Fong

67 2006 Executive Vice President, Head - Northern California Commercial Lending Division of the Bank

Karen Fukumura

50 2013 Executive Vice President, Head - Change Execution of the Bank

John Hall

59 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer of the Bank

Robert Lo

50 2014 Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking of the Bank

Bennett Pozil

53 2013 Executive Vice President, Head - Corporate Banking of the Bank

Andy Yen

57 2013 Executive Vice President and Head of International Banking and the Business Banking Division of the Bank

Rudolph Estrada

67 2013 Lead Independent Director

Molly Campbell

54 2014 Independent Director

Iris Chan

69 2010 Independent Director

Paul Irving

62 2010 Independent Director

Tak-Chuen Kwan

60 2012 Independent Director

Herman Li

62 1998 Independent Director

Jack Liu

56 1998 Independent Director

Keith Renken

80 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dominic Ng

Mr. Dominic Ng is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of East West Bancorp Inc., and East West Bank. Mr. Ng transformed East West from a small savings and loan association with $600 million in assets and a market capitalization of $40 million in 1991, into the full-service international and commercial bank it is today - with $28.74 billion in assets and a market capitalization of $5.56 billion as of December 31, 2014. East West Bank under Mr. Ng’s leadership was consistently ranked in the top 15 of the 100 Best Banks in America by Forbes from 2010 to 2014. Prior to taking the helm of East West Bank, he was president of Seyen Investment, after having spent ten years as a CPA with Deloitte & Touche, LLP in Houston and Los Angeles.

Julia Gouw

Ms. Julia S. Gouw is President, Chief Operating Officer of East West Bancorp Inc., & East West Bank, Director of East West Bancorp Inc. Ms. Gouw joined East West Bank in 1989. Prior to her current role, Ms. Gouw served as CFO until April 2008 and as Chief Risk Officer through the end of 2008. Before her career at East West, Ms. Gouw spent over five years as a CPA at KPMG LLP. Ms. Gouw has been recognized numerous times in the financial community throughout her career, being named on the “Best CFO’s in America” list by Institutional Investor Magazine, the “Top 10 CFO’s” list by U.S. Banker and the “25 Most Powerful Women in American Banking” by American Banker magazine. She was also recognized as a Philanthropist of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Ms. Gouw serves on the boards of Pacific Mutual Holding Company and PacificLife Corp. Ms. Gouw was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to serve as a District Export Council member. She also serves on the board of the California Bankers Association and on the Board of Overseers of the UCLA Health System. We believe that Ms. Gouw’s extensive banking career and proven financial expertise well qualifies her to serve on our Board. She brings to the Board substantive knowledge of the business and operations of East West, the financial services industry, and the role of financial institutions in improving the communities and markets in which they operate.

John Lee

Mr. John M. Lee was Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of East West Bancorp, Inc. and East West Bank. Mr. Lee co-founded Standard Bank in 1980, a $923 million asset federal savings bank acquired by East West in 2006. Mr. Lee served as Chairman, President and CEO of Standard Bank until the acquisition. Mr. Lee began his long and distinguished career in banking at East West Bank, where he was the first general manager of East West Bank in the Chinatown district of Los Angeles. Mr. Lee is active in a variety of philanthropic activities and is an avid supporter of education in Chinese art and culture. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art. We believe that Mr. Lee’s comprehensive knowledge of banking operations and high-level management experience well qualifies him to serve on our Board. He brings to the Board his perspective of the Asian-American community and banking market as well as the management and operations of a community bank.

Irene Oh

Ms. Irene H. Oh is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of East West Bancorp Inc., and East West Bank. Since 2008 - 2010 she was Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Finance.

Douglas Krause

Mr. Douglas P. Krause is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Company and the Bank since 1996.

Wendy Cai-Lee

Wendy Cai-Lee is the Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Eastern and Texas Regions since 2014: 2011 - 2014: Senior Managing Director and Head of U.S. Eastern and Texas Regions; 2009 - 2011: Managing Director at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Ming Lin Chen

Ms. Ming Lin Chen is Executive Vice President and Head of Retail and Banking Operations of East West Bank, a subsidiary of East West Bancorp Inc. She was Executive Vice President and Head of Retail and Banking Operations of the Bank since 2009.

William Fong

Mr. William H. Fong is Executive Vice President, Head - Northern California Commercial Lending Division of East West Bank, a subsidiary of East West Bancorp Inc. Mr. Fong joined East West Bank in April 2006 from United Commercial Bank where he was the Head of Commercial Banking. Prior to this, Mr. Fong spent 23 years with the BNP Paribas/Bank of the West group. As Executive Vice President, he was responsible for Pacific Rim Banking's corporate banking team in Bank of the West. In addition to serving as a director on the boards of Cal-Asia Business Council and Hong Kong Association of Northern California, Mr. Fong is a charter member of The Bay Area Council (BAC) and Asia American MultiTechnology Association. (AAMA). Mr. Fong was appointed in 2009 as a member of the California Economic Development Commission Goods Movement International Trade Advisory Committee.

Karen Fukumura

Ms. Karen A. Fukumura is Executive Vice President, Head - Change Execution of East West Bank, a subsidiary of East West Bancorp Inc. Prior to joining East West Bank in April 2008, Ms. Fukumura was a Senior Vice President with Bank of America and held several transformational leadership roles within the Consumer Bank and Service & Fulfillment Operations. Additionally, Ms. Fukumura has seven years of management and technology consulting experience in Asia, and previously held sales and manufacturing operations roles within Mobil Oil and Xerox Corporation, respectively.

John Hall

Mr. John R. Hall is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of East West Bank, a subsidiary of East West Bancorp Inc. Mr. Hall joined East West in mid 2011, after serving seven years as regional Vice President/Senior Vice President for Wells Fargo Bank managing a regional commercial banking office in Los Angeles for Wells Fargo Bank middle market commercial banking. Prior to Wells Fargo Bank, Mr. Hall spent fifteen years in various commercial management positions at Norwest Bank.

Robert Lo

Robert Lo is the Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking of the Bank since 2014,2013 - 2014: Senior Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate Banking of the Bank; 2007 - 2013: Senior Vice President and Manager of Corporate Banking Division of the Bank.

Bennett Pozil

Mr. Bennett Pozil is Executive Vice President, Head - Corporate Banking of East West Bank, a subsidiary of East West Bancorp Inc. Prior to joining East West Bank in April 2011, Mr. Pozil served 11 years as the Managing Director of the Los Angeles office for Natixis. Mr. Pozil is active in the Los Angeles community, serving on the Boards of the Music Center of Los Angeles and the Asia Society’s Southern California Chapter.

Andy Yen

Mr. Andy Yen is Executive Vice President and Head of International Banking and the Business Banking Division of the Bank since 2013. Since 2005 - 2013 he was Executive Vice President and Director of the Business Banking Division of the Bank.

Rudolph Estrada

Mr. Rudolph I. Estrada is Lead Independent Director of East West Bancorp Inc and East West Bank. He has been a professor of entrepreneurship, management, ethics and finance at California State University system for over 35 years. He has also served as the Los Angeles District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”), the largest SBA district in the United States and was the former Presidential appointee serving as Commissioner on the White House Commission on Small Business. Mr. Estrada is President and CEO of Estradagy Business Advisors, a business and banking advisory group that serves small- and medium-sized businesses. He also serves on the boards of several corporate and nonprofit organizations and was recently a fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Molly Campbell

Ms. Molly Campbell is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Campbell is currently employed with the City of Los Angeles as the Director of Financial Management Systems at the Los Angeles World Airports beginning in 2015, with responsibilities for financial and fiscal management. From 2007 through 2015, she was Deputy Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles, which she joined in 2000. She has also previously served as Director of Public Finance for the City of Los Angeles. Ms. Campbell is active in national and international logistics associations, and also serves as a member of the City of Long Beach Planning Commission. We believe Ms. Campbell’s expertise and knowledge of global logistics and financial management well qualifies her to serve on our Board.

Iris Chan

Ms. Iris S. Chan is Independent Director of East West Bancorp Inc. She is is currently the CEO of Ameriway, which she founded in 1989. Ameriway focuses on early-stage investments and cross-border trades between North America and Asia. She was the former Executive Vice President and Group Head of Wells Fargo’s National Commercial Banking Group; and a member of the Wells Fargo Management Committee. Prior to her retirement from Wells Fargo in 2009 after over 20 years of service, Ms. Chan oversaw more than 90 commercial banking and loan production offices throughout the United States. Earlier in her career, Ms. Chan held various management and international banking positions with Bank of America and Citicorp. Ms. Chan is involved in many community and professional organizations. Currently, she is on the board of governors of the San Francisco Symphony. She served on the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank, N.A. from 2003 to 2009. Previously, she was a member of the business advisory board of University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and Carnegie Mellon GSIA.

Paul Irving

Mr. Paul H. Irving is Independent Director of East West Bancorp Inc. He is chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging and distinguished scholar in residence at the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology. Mr. Irving is vice chairman of the board of Encore.org and also a member of the Dean’s Council of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, the Board of Councilors of the USC Davis School of Gerontology, the Advisory Board of the Stanford University Distinguished Careers Institute, the Advisory Council of the Global Coalition on Aging, and the Partners for Livable Communities’ National Advisory Board on Aging. Prior to joining the Milken Institute, Mr. Irving was an advanced leadership fellow at Harvard University and chairman, CEO and head of the financial services group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a national law and consulting firm.

Tak-Chuen Kwan

Mr. Tak-Chuen Kwan is no longer Independent Director of East West Bancorp, Inc., effective from May 5 2015. Mr. Kwan is a retired senior partner of the Chinese Services Group of Deloitte LLP. He joined Deloitte in 1978 where he held a number of leadership roles, including National Managing Partner of the Chinese Services Group of Deloitte U.S. and National Managing Partner and Deputy CEO of Deloitte China. Mr. Kwan has over 35 years of financial advisory and management experience. Mr. Kwan has been actively advising U.S., Chinese, and other multinational companies on cross-border investment, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other direct foreign investments. He has also assisted large and high-growth Chinese enterprises, both state-owned and privately-held, to achieve sustainable success in the U.S. We believe that Mr. Kwan’s extensive international experience and financial expertise well qualifies him to serve on our Board. He brings to the Board the perspective of his long focus on doing business in China and on U.S.-China investments as well as on the internal control, financial oversight and auditing aspects of overseeing businesses.

Herman Li

Mr. Herman Y. Li is Independent Director of East West Bancorp Inc., since 1998. He is Chairman of the C&L Restaurant Group, Inc., a franchisee of Burger King and Denny’s restaurants in multiple states. He is a current member of the Burger King Corporation Inclusion Advisory Council, and a retired board member of Restaurant Services, Inc., a Burger King system independent purchasing and distribution service co-op. Mr. Li is on the board of the Committee of 100, a nonprofit nonpartisan membership organization that brings a Chinese American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.–China relations. We believe that Mr. Li’s extensive and varied business career well qualifies him to serve on our Board. He brings to the Board both an entrepreneurial and a consumer marketing/brand management perspective.

Jack Liu

Mr. Jack C. Liu, Esq., is Independent Director of East West Bancorp Inc., since 1998. He is a senior attorney with Alliance International Law Offices. Prior to that, Mr. Liu was Senior Advisor for Morgan Stanley International Real Estate Fund (“MSREF”) and was President of MSREF’s affiliate New Recovery Asset Management Corp. Mr. Liu advises on business and legal aspects of international corporate, real estate, and banking matters. He currently serves on several boards of publicly listed companies in Asia. Mr. Liu is admitted to practice law in the jurisdictions of California, Washington, D.C. and Taiwan. We believe that Mr. Liu’s extensive executive management experience internationally and domestically well qualifies him to serve on our Board. He brings to the Board his experience and insight on doing business in Asia, as well as his board-level perspective and leadership on risk management and oversight of heavily regulated companies.

Keith Renken

Mr. Keith W. Renken is Independent Director of East West Bancorp Inc. He is a former Senior Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Southwest Region, from which he retired in 1992. Subsequent to his retirement, he was a professor in the University of Southern California Leventhal School of Accounting graduate program for over a decade. He is currently the Managing Partner of Renken Enterprises, which provides management consulting to real estate operations and emerging growth companies. Mr. Renken currently serves on the boards of Willdan Group, Inc. and Limoneira Company. He previously served on the boards of Coast Federal Bank, Pacific Gulf Properties, U.S. Rentals, Nissan Motors (advisory board), and AON Risk Services (advisory board). He is or has served on the boards of various nonprofit entities, including the California Science Center Foundation, the Children’s Bureau of Los Angeles, Forest Lawn Foundation and Unihealth Foundation. We believe that Mr. Renken’s extensive management experience and financial expertise well qualifies him to serve on our Board. He brings to the Board his perspective and extensive experience with respect to the management, financial oversight and auditing of public companies.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Dominic Ng

1,843,314 43,259,630

Julia Gouw

286,446 7,924,282

John Lee

0 0

Irene Oh

5,690 81,993

Douglas Krause

39,853 640,645

Wendy Cai-Lee

0 0

Ming Lin Chen

0 0

William Fong

0 0

Karen Fukumura

0 0

John Hall

0 0

Robert Lo

0 0

Bennett Pozil

0 0

Andy Yen

0 0

Rudolph Estrada

0 0

Molly Campbell

0 0

Iris Chan

0 0

Paul Irving

0 0

Tak-Chuen Kwan

0 0

Herman Li

0 0

Jack Liu

0 0

Keith Renken

0 0
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