People: Cathay General Bancorp (CATY.OQ)
Mr. Felix S. Fernandez is Independent Director of the Company and the Bank. He has served as a leader at Wells Fargo in various capacities for over 15 years. In 2011, he retired as a Corporate Executive Vice President and Regional President of Community Banking for Wells Fargo in the Northern California region. He was responsible for up to 150 branches, $15 billion in deposits and $1.5 billion in loans, and 2,700 employees. Prior to working at Wells Fargo, Mr. Fernandez served as Executive Vice President of International Business Banking at State National Bank in El Paso, Texas, where he was responsible for the Mexico business market, and also served in various positions at Valley National Bank of Arizona (later a part of Chase Bank). Mr. Fernandez has been active in the community and business organizations throughout his career, including affiliations with the United Way, Boys and Girls Club of America, Boy Scouts of America, Bankers Association for Finance and Trade, and the Greater Sacramento Chamber of Commerce. He also served on the board of Sacramento State University Enterprise, Inc., Dignity Health Sacramento Service Region Board, Crocker Art Museum, the California Bankers Association, and Pan American Bank. He received a Master of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in Finance. Mr. Fernandez has been a Director of Bancorp and Cathay Bank since 2013. Mr. Fernandez brings with him valuable financial skills and diverse experience, along with a leadership record in the banking industry, all of which enhance the Board’s capacity to guide our future growth and development.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||49,980|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||104,500|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||154,480|