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Bank of the West Ranked Among America’s Best Employers by Forbes
San Francisco | May 11, 2017

Bank of the West today announced it has earned a spot on the 2017 Forbes America’s Best Employers list, selected as one of 500 recognized across 25 industries nationwide. Forbes ranks employers annually based on an online survey asking more than 30,000 current U.S. employees how likely they would be to recommend their employer to someone else.

“Bank of the West has amazing team members who are dedicated and passionate about helping people and businesses achieve their financial dreams,” said Nandita Bakhshi, President and CEO of Bank of the West. “We are continuously improving and offering new opportunities for team members to grow. I’m happy to see from the Forbes ranking that our team members enjoy working for our company and are willing to recommend Bank of the West as great place to work.”

In partnership with Statista, an online statistics provider, Forbes surveyed employees throughout the United States at companies with more than 5,000 staff members. The top employers represent a variety of diverse industries, ranging from major corporations to universities, non-profits, and government agencies. Participation in the survey was voluntary, and respondents were recruited from thousands of sources to represent the overall U.S. workforce.

“At Bank of the West, we’re a team of 10,000 across more than 600 offices and branches, and we share common characteristics and traits — a focus on customer service, teamwork and a positive attitude — that make this an engaging, creative and rewarding place to work,” said Eric Eisenberg, executive vice president of human resources, Bank of the West. “It is the Bank’s commitment to each individual team member that has allowed us to build an enduring company that has supported the best interest of our clients and colleagues for more than 140 years.”

To view the 2017 Forbes ranking of America’s Best Employers, visit Forbes.

About Bank of the West
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company headquartered in San Francisco with $83.7 billion in assets as of March 31, 2017. Founded in 1874, Bank of the West provides a wide range of personal, commercial, wealth management and international banking services through more than 600 branches and offices in 23 states and digital channels. Bank of the West is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. To learn more about Bank of the West, visit About Us via 

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