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Bank of the West, a BNP Paribas Subsidiary, Strengthens its Commercial Banking Team in Arizona
DPHOENIX, AZ | Sep 15, 2015

Bank of the West announced today that Dewing Idemudia has joined the organization as vice president, relationship manager in its Commercial Banking Group in Phoenix. In his new role, Idemudia is responsible for building and maintaining middle-market client relationships in Arizona. Idemudia will be providing clients with a full range of comprehensive solutions including cash management, deposit, banking, trust, and investment product solutions.

"We are happy that Dewing has joined our team in Phoenix as we look to continue to grow our presence in the area," said Gary Fowler, Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group’s regional manager. "Dewing’s experience and drive for excellence are great assets as we strive to meet the ever changing needs of our clients."

Idemudia brings 10 years of experience in relationship building and management to his new role. Idemudia received his bachelor of science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

About Bank of the West:
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company chartered in California and headquartered in San Francisco with $72.5 billion in assets as of June 30, 2015. Founded in 1874, Bank of the West provides a wide range of personal, commercial, wealth management and international banking services through more than 600 offices in 22 states and digital channels. Bank of the West is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in 75 countries with 185,000 employees.


Media Contact:
Ayele Ajavon, Bank of the West
Corporate Communications
415-432-3501, Office

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180 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104


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