Press Release

Eileen Dignen Joins Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group as Head of Cash Management
San Francisco | Jan 25, 2016

Bank of the West announced today that Eileen Dignen has joined the Bank’s Commercial Banking Group as head of Cash Management. In this role, Dignen will lead Bank of the West’s efforts to continue strengthening its comprehensive cash management offering, including international cash management solutions working closely with its parent company BNP Paribas.

“Eileen’s leadership and experience will further strengthen our ability to craft and deliver innovative and holistic treasury solutions — as well as superior execution and service — to our clients in markets around the globe,” said Jean-Marc Torre, senior executive vice president, head of Bank of the West’s Commercial Banking Group. “The strength of our Cash Management offering is an essential way we meet the changing and wide-ranging needs of businesses that are operating in an increasingly complex landscape where innovation is more critical than ever.”

A seasoned cash management executive and senior leader, Dignen has a strong background in product management, strategy and development, and sales. She has in-depth experience leading innovation, industry initiatives, and product development for global payments products, as well as strong cash management product expertise.

Dignen joins Bank of the West from The Clearing House, where she was responsible for all aspects of CHIPS, the firm’s high-value cross-border payment system, and SVPCO, its check image business. Prior to that, Dignen was Managing Director at SWIFT, and before that held senior positions at Citi, First Union, PNC Bank, and CoreStates Financial Corp in corporate and global payments roles.

About Bank of the West:
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company chartered in California and headquartered in San Francisco with $74 billion in assets as of September 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.

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Media Contact:
Anita Fox, Bank of the West
Corporate Communications
415-432-3514
anita.fox@bankofthewest.com

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