This excerpt taken from the UCBH DEF 14A filed Apr 20, 2009.
Nominees for Directors:
Mr. Howard T. Hoover retired in June 2007 as a Senior Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP after a 34-year career in various client service and leadership roles. His client service roles included primary responsibility for audit, regulatory reporting and compliance, accounting pronouncements and audit standards implementation, risks and internal control assessments and implementations, corporate governance practices, and other audit and accounting related services. His leadership roles included partner in charge of Deloittes Northern Pacific Region Financial Services Practice. Subsequent to his retirement as an active partner in June 2007, he returned to service as a Senior Advisor to Deloittes Northern Pacific Region Enterprise Risk Services Group through December 2008. Mr. Hoover holds a bachelors degree from Lehigh University and a masters degree from Michigan State University. Additionally, Mr. Hoover has been active with professional and civic organizations, including Banking Committee of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; California Bankers Association; Commonwealth Club of California, for which he served as Governor and Treasurer; and Japan Society of Northern California, for which he served as Director and President.
Mr. Joseph J. Jou was appointed as a director of the Company and the Bank on July 16, 2003. Mr. Jou was co-founder and formerly served as Vice Chairman of First Continental Bank, which was acquired by the Company on
July 11, 2003. He currently serves as the Chairman of Pacifico Insurance Agency. Mr. Jou attended Feng Chia University in Taichung, Taiwan, and has a B.S. in International Trade. He studied business administration at the graduate school of Morehead State University in Kentucky. Mr. Jou has studied commercial banking at California State University, Fullerton. Since 2006, Mr. Jou serves as advisory Board member at Pacific Rim Bankers Program, Foster School of Business, University of Washington.
Mr. David S. Ng was elected director of the Company and the Bank on May 18, 2006. He has over 23 years of experience in investment management and residential development. Since 2001, Mr. Ng has been the President and Managing Member of Greenwood Equities Group, LLC, for which he manages and directs investments in stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, derivatives, private equity placements, and venture capital offerings. Since 1992, Mr. Ng has served as the President of Golden Gateway Associates, a real estate property investment firm. Mr. Ng also served as President and Managing Member of Wolf Development Co., LLC, a residential development firm, from 1999 to 2006. Additionally, from 1975 to 1981, Mr. Ng served as an Associate and Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Ng holds an A.B. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Economics, and an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a California-licensed general building contractor.
Mr. Daniel P. Riley was appointed as a director of the Company and the Bank on November 24, 2008. Mr. Riley had a 33-year career at Bank of America, where he served until 2004 as President of Global Treasury Services, a division with approximately 12,500 employees in over 30 countries. During his career at Bank of America, Mr. Riley managed multiple divisions, including Merchant Credit Card, Consumer Operations, Corporate Operations, Data Centers, Teleservicing, Branch Operations, Procurement, Cash Vault, and Item Processing. In addition, Mr. Riley spent eight years managing Global Treasury Services, which included Domestic and International Cash Management and Trade Finance for small businesses, middle market and large corporate clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500 Companies. Mr. Riley retired from Bank of America in 2004. Mr. Riley holds a B.A. degree from California State University in San Francisco, and an M.B.A. degree from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Mr. Qingyuan Wan was appointed as a director of the Company and the Bank on September 25, 2008. Mr. Wan has served as Director of the Board Office of Minsheng Bank since October 2007, with primary responsibilities for the Boards daily operations and its special committees. Previously, Mr. Wan was the Deputy General Manager of the Corporate Culture Department from June 2006 to October 2007, responsible for Minshengs corporate culture promotion, brand management and large-scale promotion activities. Prior to that position, Mr. Wan was Deputy Director of the Executive Office from June 2003 to June 2006, in charge of senior managements administrative affairs and public relations, in addition to having served as liaison with government regulators. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Wan was Minshengs Public Relations Division Director of the Executive Office, with responsibilities in public relations and branding design. Prior to joining Minsheng Bank, Mr. Wan served as the Deputy Director of the Journalist Department of the Financial Times under the Peoples Bank of China, the central bank of China. Mr. Wan holds a bachelors degree in finance from Xiamen University of China.