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Bank of the West is a strong and prudently managed bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years.

For more than 135 years, our bank’s foundation has been our relationships with customers.

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Press Releases

Jul 15, 2016

Bank of the West Celebrates 25th Year as Title Sponsor of the Bank of the West Classic

Bank of the West celebrates its 25th year as title sponsor of the Bank of the West Classic this summer when it returns to Palo Alto July 18-24, 2016. The longest-running women-only professional tennis tournament in the world, Bank of the West Classic is the first stop of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series and a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw.

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Thoughts From Our Leadership Team

  • Michael Shepherd

    -J. Michael Shepherd
    Chairman


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  • Nandita Bakhshi

    -Nandita Bakhshi
    President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West


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  • Thibault-Fulconis

    -Thibault Fulconis
    Vice Chairman, Chief Operating Officer


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  • Andy Harmening

    -Andy Harmening
    Vice Chairman, Consumer Banking


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  • Dan Beck

    -Dan Beck
    Chief Financial Officer


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  • Dan Cozine

    -Dan Cozine
    Managing Director, Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking Group


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  • Donald Duggan

    -Donald Duggan
    Senior Executive Vice President


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  • Kirsten Garen

    -Kirsten Garen
    Chief Information Officer, Senior Executive Vice President
    Information Technology Group

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  • Emma Pertat

    -Emma Pertat
    Executive Vice President General Auditor


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  • Russell Playford

    -Russell Playford
    Senior Executive Vice President


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  • Pierre Ramadier, Senior Executive Vice President

    -Pierre Ramadier
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Group Head, Wealth Management

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  • Jean Marc Torre

    -Jean-Marc Torre
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Commercial Banking Group

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  • Vanessa Washington

    -Vanessa Washington
    Senior Executive Vice President


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  • Paul Wible

    -Paul T. Wible
    Senior Executive Vice President


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Awards Gallery

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  • San Francisco Business Times

    2016

    Bank of the West’s Kirsten Garen and Jenny Flores among San Francisco Business Times’ Bay Area 2016 Most Influential Women in Business

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  • 2016

    Bank of the West Wealth Management Recognized by Private Asset Management Magazine

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  • 2015

    Bank of the West Named Best Commercial Bank in the Western United States by World Finance Magazine

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