Bank of the West Names New CFO
Finance Veteran Duke Dayal Joins Top 25 Bank
March 18, 2010 11:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time
SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Bank of the West announced today that Duke Dayal has
joined the bank as Chief Financial Officer.
Dayal has more than 20 years of experience in international finance and was most recently a Managing Director of
Brysam Global Partners, a New York-based private equity firm focused on investing in financial services.
“Duke Dayal joins our team with a an impressive record of leadership in growing organizations, which, together with
his strong finance and strategic skills, makes him a great addition to our executive management team,” Bank of the
West Chairman and CEO Michael Shepherd said.
Prior to Brysam, Dayal was an executive with Citigroup serving in finance roles in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Among those roles was CFO of Citibank West, where he led the integration of Golden State Bancorp. Dayal also
held senior finance roles in North America, Europe and Africa at Diageo, a leading consumer products company.
“Bank of the West’s history of sound financial management and its strong reputation in the market for outstanding
service position it well to capitalize on growth opportunities,” Dayal said.
Dayal received a degree in Accounting and Finance from Nottingham Trent University, England and is a member of
the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in England.
About Bank of the West
Based in San Francisco, $60 billion-asset Bank of the West (www.bankofthewest.com) offers a full range of
business, corporate, personal, trust and international banking services. The Bank operates more than 700 branch
locations and commercial banking offices in 19 Western and Midwestern states. In 2009, for the second consecutive
year, Bank of the West was ranked the highest in customer satisfaction among retail banks in the West by J.D.
Power and Associates. Bank of the West's holding company, BancWest Corporation, is a subsidiary