Press Release

Bank of the West Appoints Ryan Bailey as Head of Retail Banking Group
San Francisco | Jul 10, 2017

Bank of the West today announced that Ryan Bailey is joining the company as Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Banking Group. In this newly-created role, Bailey will be responsible for the performance of the retail business across all products and channels. He will report to Nandita Bakhshi, President and CEO of Bank of the West and Co-CEO of BNP Paribas USA.

“Ryan is a proven leader known for focusing on the needs of the customer and delivering results,” said Bakhshi. “He has a passion for the customer and an ability to look holistically at how customers interact with their bank. Ryan is an experienced and forward-looking retail banker and we are proud to welcome him to Bank of the West.”

Prior to joining Bank of the West, Bailey held senior roles at TD Bank in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, including EVP and Head of U.S. Mortgage, as well as EVP and Head of Deposits, Payments and Personal Lending, where he managed product management, payments, product innovation, pricing, and fee strategies for more than $80 billion in retail deposit products and $20 billion in loans.

Bailey also worked at JP Morgan Chase as a senior group product manager for deposit products, developing and managing pricing strategies, as well as more than $300 billion in retail products. In addition, at Bank of America, he was product manager for deposit and checking fee income; finance manager for credit card operations/analysis and information management; and a senior financial analyst for card services/student banking finance. He also held other roles at the state of Michigan Treasury and Fifth Third Bank.

“Our Retail Banking Group is at the heart of how we meet consumers’ changing banking needs,” added Bakhshi. “This is why we are investing to focus on customer experience and build innovative solutions to deepen customer relationships.”

Bailey holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, both from Western Michigan University.

About Bank of the West
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company headquartered in San Francisco with $83.8 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 BankoftheWest.com.

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