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Dec 11, 2017, 18:43 ET Bank of the West Gives $300,000 to Support Small Businesses and Jobs in California's Central Valley

Bank of the West announced $300,000 in grants today to support small business growth and job creation in California's Central Valley. Four...


Nov 30, 2017, 12:00 ET Bank of the West's Private and Commercial Banking Groups Respectively, Named Best Private Bank in the Western United States and Best Commercial Bank in the United States by 'World Finance Magazine'

Bank of the West's Wealth Management and Commercial Banking Groups were again named in World Finance Magazine's annual awards, winning Best...


Nov 15, 2017, 12:05 ET Bank of the West Announces the Innovation and Community Impact Winners Of its Eighth Annual Philanthropy Awards

Bank of the West today announced Portland-based Ecotrust and Denver-based Warren Village as winners of the Bank of the West Philanthropy Awards....


Nov 08, 2017, 08:00 ET U.S. Entrepreneurs Make an Impact through Business, Investments and Their Lives, According to BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report

BNP Paribas Wealth Management and Bank of the West Wealth Management announced today the 2018 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report, revealing...


Nov 02, 2017, 13:00 ET Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group Appoints Industry Expert Andreas Bubenzer-Paim as Head of Technology Banking

Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group today announced Andreas Bubenzer-Paim's appointment as the new Head of Technology Banking, leading a...


Nov 01, 2017, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Appoints Beth Hale, Executive Vice President, Head of Product and Payments Solutions for the Retail Banking Group

Bank of the West today announced the appointment of Beth Hale to the position of Executive Vice President, Head of Product and Payments Solutions...


Oct 26, 2017, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Appoints Mary Borg as Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Branch Network & Strategy

Bank of the West today announced the appointment of Mary Borg to the position of Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Branch Network &...


Oct 18, 2017, 14:00 ET Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group Announces Two New Cash Management Services Adding to Suite of Solutions

Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group today announced two new cash management services, building upon an already robust suite of global cash...


Oct 05, 2017, 14:59 ET Bank of the West Announces Opening of New Office Facility in Tempe, Arizona

Bank of the West today announces the opening of a new office in Tempe, Arizona, at 1625 W. Fountainhead Parkway, expanding the Bank's presence in...


Oct 02, 2017, 11:30 ET Bank of the West Continues Expansion of Commercial Banking Group with Opening of Commercial Banking Center in Texas

Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group today announced the opening of a new Commercial Banking Center in Dallas, Texas at Galleria One Tower,...


Sep 25, 2017, 14:00 ET American Banker today named Bank of the West and BNP Paribas Leaders to "The Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance" Awards

Each year, the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance recognizes the professional achievements and influence of the top-performing female...


Sep 25, 2017, 13:00 ET Bank of the West Ad Campaign, "Good Things Happen When Your Local Bank Goes Big," Highlights the Bank's Local Focus with the Global Reach of BNP Paribas

Today Bank of the West launches a broadcast and streaming advertising campaign, "Good Things Happen When Your Local Bank Goes Big" highlighting the...


Aug 30, 2017, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Aids Sankara Eye Foundation with Its Mission to Eradicate Curable Blindness in India

As part of its philanthropic efforts to serve communities, Bank of the West sponsored Sankara Eye Foundation's Shreya Ghoshal Concert Fundraiser...


Jul 31, 2017, 15:09 ET Bank of the West Classic Opens July 31, Bringing Four Grand Slam Winners to Stanford

Bank of the West has announced a star-studded lineup in one of the premier women-only professional tennis tournaments globally when the Bank of the...


Jul 10, 2017, 12:15 ET Bank of the West Appoints Ryan Bailey as Head of Retail Banking Group

Bank of the West today announced that Ryan Bailey is joining the company as Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Banking Group. In this...


Jun 26, 2017, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Appoints Karin Lockovitch as Chief Compliance Officer

Bank of the West today announced the appointment of Karin Lockovitch as the Bank's new Chief Compliance Officer, responsible for overseeing bank...


Jun 22, 2017, 17:30 ET Bank of the West Opens New Walnut Creek Branch

Bank of the West announces the opening of a new, redesigned branch at 1530 N. California Boulevard in Walnut Creek, California. The branch, one of...


Jun 22, 2017, 15:11 ET Bank of the West's Nandita Bakhshi and Meghan Birmingham Leader Recognized in San Francisco Business Times' 2017 "Most Influential Women in the Bay Area"

Bank of the West's Nandita Bakhshi, President and CEO of Bank of the West and Co-CEO of BNP Paribas USA, and Meghan Birmingham Leader, EVP, Chief...


Jun 20, 2017, 13:00 ET Bank of the West and BNP Paribas Announce Phase One Winners of the Third Annual International Hackathon

Bank of the West, in partnership with parent company BNP Paribas, announced the winners of phase one of its third annual International Hackathon...


Jun 20, 2017, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Appoints Joe Chasteen as National Small Business Banking Manager

Bank of the West today announced the appointment of Joe Chasteen as Senior Vice President, National Small Business Manager, focusing on providing...


Jun 16, 2017, 12:22 ET Bank of the West Named a 2017 'Best Bank' By Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Bank of the West has been named to Kiplinger's Personal Finance's first-ever rankings of the Best Banks in the U.S. To identify the crème de la...


Jun 14, 2017, 12:00 ET Bank of the West Launches Any Deposit Checking Across Its Entire 19-State Branch Footprint

Bank of the West today launches Any Deposit Checking, a new checking account that offers no monthly service charge when a deposit1 of any amount...


Jun 06, 2017, 12:20 ET Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group Announces Opening of Commercial Banking Center in Ohio Region

Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group today announced the opening of a new Commercial Banking Center in Cleveland, Ohio, at 1375 East 9th...


May 22, 2017, 13:51 ET Bank of the West and BNP Paribas to Host Third Annual International Hackathon in San Francisco

Bank of the West and its parent company BNP Paribas, will host the third annual International Hackathon from June 9 to 11th in San Francisco,...


Apr 26, 2017, 10:00 ET The Millennial Dichotomy: Millennials Want Flexibility but Opt for Stability, While Seeking their American Dream, According to Bank of the West Study

According to the Bank of the West 2017 Millennial Study released today, Millennials imagine themselves untethered and without boundaries, yet their...