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East West Bancorp Inc (EWBC.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dominic Ng

57 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank

Gregory Guyett

52 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company and the Bank

John Lee

84 2014 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company and the Bank

Irene Oh

38 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank

Douglas Krause

59 1996 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Company and the Bank

Wendy Cai-Lee

41 2015 Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Eastern and Texas Regions, Head of Consumer and Business Banking

Gary Teo

43 2015 Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources of the Company and the Bank

Albert Sun

61 2015 Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Bank

Andy Yen

58 2013 Executive Vice President and Head of International and Commercial Banking

Rudolph Estrada

68 2013 Lead Independent Director

Molly Campbell

55 2014 Independent Director

Iris Chan

70 2010 Independent Director

Paul Irving

63 2010 Independent Director

Herman Li

63 1998 Independent Director

Jack Liu

57 1998 Independent Director

Keith Renken

81 2000 Independent Director

Lester Sussman

61 2015 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.

Gregory Guyett

Mr. Gregory L. Guyett serves as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, East West Bank (the “Bank”). Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Guyett was the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Johnson Controls, from August 2015 to September 2016. Prior to joining Johnson Controls, Mr. Guyett served 30 years at J.P. Morgan, in leadership roles of progressively increasing responsibilities. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Guyett served as the Co-Head of Banking and Head of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific from 2014 to 2015. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Guyett served as the Chief Executive Officer for Greater China, where he was responsible for J.P. Morgan’s businesses in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In this role, Mr. Guyett focused on strengthening client relationships in those regions, while overseeing governance and regulatory engagement. Mr. Guyett also served in other international executive leadership roles, including as Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan’s Global Corporate Bank from 2009 to 2012, where he provided comprehensive commercial banking solutions to global companies and as the Senior Country Officer for Japan while concurrently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd from 2007 to 2010.

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 H. Cai-Lee is the Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Eastern and Texas Regions, Head of Consumer and Business Banking since 2015. From 2014 - 2015, Cai-Lee was Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Eastern and Texas Regions and from 2011 - 2014, Senior Managing Director and Head of U.S. Eastern and Texas Regions, as Managing Director at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 2009 - 2011.

Gary Teo

Mr. Gary Teo is Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources of the Company and the Bank since 2015. From 2014 - 2015, He is Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources U.S. and Greater China of the Company and the Bank, from 2013 - 2014, Senior Vice President and Director of Recruiting/Greater China Human Resources of the Company and the Bank and from 2010 - 2013 First Vice President and Recruiting Manager of the Company and the Bank.

Albert Sun

Mr. Albert Sun is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Bank, a subsidiary of the company. Mr. Sun is From 2014, Managing Director of Capital Markets of the Bank; 2012 - 2014: Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Restructuring of GE Capital; 2008 - 2012: Managing Director of Blackrock Capital Investment Corporation.

Andy Yen

Mr. Andy Yen is Executive Vice President and Head of International and Commercial Banking 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 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.

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.

Lester Sussman

Mr. Lester M. Sussman is an Independent Director of East West Bancorp, Inc. He has been the Senior Practice Director of Resources Global Professionals (“RGP”) since 2005, providing corporate governance, risk management and compliance services to clients globally. He also leads RGP’s financial services industry group for the western region of the United States. Mr. Sussman is a retired audit partner of Deloitte, where he held leadership positions, including Partner in Charge of the Financial Services Group for the Pacific Southwest, and Partner in Charge of Capital Markets for the West Region. Mr. Sussman is a certified public accountant. Mr. Sussman is a current member of the Executive Committee of the Braille Institute and sits on the Board of Governors of the Florida State University School of Business.

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