April 29, 2016 6:27 AM ET


Company Overview of Bank of the West

Company Overview

Bank of the West provides a range of financial services to consumers and businesses in the United States and the Pacific Rim. It accepts checking accounts, savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposits, and individual retirement accounts. The company’s loan products include home equity loans, mortgages, construction and vehicle financing, military loans, lines of credit, business loans, SBA loans, agricultural loans, term loans and working capital financing, equipment financing and leasing, real estate and construction financing, credit cards, and trade finance products. It also provides investment and trading services; wealth management services consisting of investment manage...

180 Montgomery Street

San Francisco, CA 94104

United States

Founded in 1874



Key Executives for Bank of the West

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman of Bancwest Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of Bancwest Corporation
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer
Vice Chairman for Commercial Banking & Consumer Finance Group and Chief Operating Officer
Senior Vice President of Wealth Management, Chief Executive Officer of Bancwest Investment Services and President of Bancwest Investment Services
Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bank of the West Key Developments

Bank of the West Announces Management Changes

Nandita Bakshi will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of the West. She will official take over the charge on June 1, 2016 from outgoing President and CEO Michael Shepherd. She is most likely to join the bank as CEO-in-training on April 1, 2016.

Bank of the West Promotes George Stanfield as Head of Retail Banking at its Consumer Banking Division

George Stanfield has been promoted as head of retail banking at the consumer banking division of Bank of the West. Stanfield has 35 years of experience and he is to succeed Andy Harmening, who was promoted to vice chairman of consumer banking. Stanfield is a former division executive at the bank.

Bank of the West Announces Management Changes

Bank of the West announced the appointment of Nandita Bakhshi as president and CEO-designate effective April 1. Ms. Bakhshi will assume the role of president and CEO on June 1, when current CEO Michael Shepherd, 60, will take on the role of chairman of BNP Paribas USA. Mr. Shepherd will continue to serve as Chairman of BancWest Corporation and of Bank of the West. Bakhshi joins Bank of the West from TD Bank, where she held several leadership positions, most recently as Executive Vice President and Head of North American Direct Channels. In that role, she was responsible for driving innovation in direct and electronic channels to improve digital adoption and provide customers a unified banking experience. Earlier, she had served as Executive Vice President and Head of Consumer Banking at TD Bank in the U.S. Prior to joining TD Bank, Bakhshi was Executive Vice President of Consumer Deposits and Payments at Washington Mutual in Seattle, now JP Morgan Chase.

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