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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 22, 2019

Bank of the West Names Tracy Brock Chief Compliance Officer

Bank of the West today announced the appointment of Tracy Brock as the Bank’s Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), responsible for developing the strategic plan for monitoring of effective businesses operations, including all Compliance Risk Management programs.

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Thoughts From Our Leadership Team

  • Nandita Bakhshi

    -Nandita Bakhshi
    President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West
    Chief Executive Officer of BancWest
    Co-Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas USA Inc.

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  • Xavier Antiglio

    -Xavier Antiglio
    Chief Financial Officer

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  • Ryan Bailey

    -Ryan Bailey
    Executive Vice President and Head of the Retail Banking Group

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  • Tracy Brock, Chief Compliance Officer

    -Tracy Brock
    Chief Compliance Officer, Executive Vice President

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  • Michelle Di Gangi

    -Michelle Di Gangi
    Executive Vice President, Small & Medium Enterprise

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  • Raj Gopal, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

    -Raj Gopal
    Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
    Risk Management

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  • -Sheri Paulo
    Executive Vice President, Chief HR Officer

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  • Michael Pereira

    -Michael Pereira
    Executive Vice President, Head of Personal Finance

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  • Emma Pertat

    -Emma Pertat
    Senior Executive Vice President, General Auditor

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  • Pierre Ramadier, Senior Executive Vice President

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

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  • Jacob Sorensen

    -Jacob Sorensen
    Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

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  • Ben Stuart

    -Benjamin Stuart
    Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

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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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  • Karl Werwath

    -Karl Werwath
    Head of Technology and Operations

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Awards Gallery

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  • 2017

    Best Client Initiative for Strategic Philanthropy and Purpose Investments, Family Wealth Advisors

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  • Private Asset Management


    Best Client Service, Highly Commended by Private Asset Management Magazine

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  • Kantar tns award for retail banking excellence


    Choice Award for Excellence in Consumer Retail Banking in the Western US, 2017

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