Year Joined

  • 2000

Areas of Expertise

  • Business 

Awards

  • ALFRED MANN FOUNDATION Innovation and Visionary Award (2009) 
  • ASIA SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Chairman’s Award (2003) 
  • ASIAN BUSINESS LEAGUE Outstanding Corporate Executive (1997) 
  • ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE’S PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION Humanitarian Award (2014) 
  • BOWERS MUSEUM OF CULTURAL ART The Charles and Ada Bowers Society Award (2006) 
  • CALIFORNIA SOCIETY OF CPA’S Outstanding Member in Industry (1996) 
  • CENTRAL CITY ASSOCIATION Treasures of Los Angeles Award (2011) 
  • CHINESE CEO ORGANIZATION Chinese CEO of the Year (2012) 
  • CHINESE AMERICAN VOTERS EDUCATION COMMITTEE Year of the Tiger Award (2010) 
  • CITY OF LOS ANGELES Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Dream of Los Angeles Award (2009) 
  • ERNST & YOUNG (Los Angeles) Entrepreneur of the Year - Financial Services (2001) 
  • THE FATHER’S DAY COUNCIL (American Diabetes Association) Father of the Year Award (2002) 
  • FORBES “25 Most Notable Chinese Americans” (2007, 2010) 
  • FRIENDS OF THE CHINESE AMERICAN MUSEUM Excellence in Business Leadership (2003) 
  • LINGNAN UNIVERSITY (Hong Kong) Honorary Fellowship (August 2012) 
  • LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL Business Person of the Year (2012) 
  • LOS ANGELES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Individual Eddy Award (2011) 
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES “Southern California’s 100 Most Powerful People” (2006) 
  • MINORITIES IN BUSINESS Asian Corporate Award - Multicultural Prism Award (1998) 
  • OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE Honorary Doctor of Law Degree (2003) 
  • SINO-US TIMES Top 20 of “2013 U.S.-China Economic and Trade Leaders” (2013) 
  • SPECIAL OLLYMPICS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Pier del Sol Honoree (2007) 
  • STAPLES STORE DEDICATION Downtown San Francisco Store Dedicated to Dominic Ng (2003) 
  • UNITED WAY OF GREATER LOS ANGELES Compassion in Action Award (2001) Creating Pathways Out of Poverty Award (2007) Spirit of Los Angeles Award (2007) 
  • UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE United Way Alexis de Tocqueville Global Award (2016) 
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON Distinguished Alumni Award Honoree (2015) 
  • USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM Festival of the Autumn Moon Gala Honoree (2014) 

Boards Joined

  • MATTEL, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) 
  • ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES 
  • UNITED WAY OF GREATER LOS ANGELES 
  • USC BOARD OF TRUSTEES 

Online Presence

DOMINIC IN THE NEWS

  • Dominic Ng comments on U.S.-China trade war and impact on foreign investment

    June 28, 2018  |  South China Morning Post

  • Dominic Ng and Eli Broad discuss business, friendship and art

    May 25, 2017  |  East West Bank

  • Dominic Ng talks about U.S.-China economic outlook for 2017

    January 30, 2017  |  East West Bank

  • Dominic Ng says Hollywood should not fear ‘Chinese Values’

    October 07, 2016  |  Chron

  • Dominic Ng : ‘The guy who helps Chinese investors make it in Hollywood’

    September 21, 2016  |  Market Place

  • Dominic Ng joins Board of Hollywood studio STX Productions

    August 11, 2016  |  Business Wire

  • Dominic Ng argues Chinese investment in the U.S. is here to stay

    July 12, 2016  |  East West Bank

  • Dominic Ng spotlighted as the primary banker behind China’s recent Hollywood investments. | The Hollywood Reporter

    March 03, 2016  |  The Hollywood Reporter

  • Dominic Ng to receive the Tocqueville Society Award.

    March 17, 2016  |  PR Newswire

  • Dominic Ng featured in a Forbes article on his career and the founding of East West Bank

    January 19, 2016  |  Forbes

  • Dominic Ng discusses the rise of Chinese-American philanthropy.

    February 26, 2015  |  LA Times

  • Dominic Ng spoke on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles. Ng urged the U.S. to adopt an open-minded strategy and better engage China on global trade discussion.

    April 28, 2015  |  Milken Institute

  • Dominic Ng comments on U.S.-China trade war and impact on foreign investment

    June 28, 2018  |  South China Morning Post

  • Dominic Ng and Eli Broad discuss business, friendship and art

    May 25, 2017  |  East West Bank

  • Dominic Ng talks about U.S.-China economic outlook for 2017

    January 30, 2017  |  East West Bank

  • Dominic Ng says Hollywood should not fear ‘Chinese Values’

    October 07, 2016  |  Chron

  • Dominic Ng : ‘The guy who helps Chinese investors make it in Hollywood’

    September 21, 2016  |  Market Place

  • Dominic Ng joins Board of Hollywood studio STX Productions

    August 11, 2016  |  Business Wire

  • Dominic Ng argues Chinese investment in the U.S. is here to stay

    July 12, 2016  |  East West Bank

  • Dominic Ng spotlighted as the primary banker behind China’s recent Hollywood investments. | The Hollywood Reporter

    March 03, 2016  |  The Hollywood Reporter

  • Dominic Ng to receive the Tocqueville Society Award.

    March 17, 2016  |  PR Newswire

  • Dominic Ng featured in a Forbes article on his career and the founding of East West Bank

    January 19, 2016  |  Forbes

  • Dominic Ng discusses the rise of Chinese-American philanthropy.

    February 26, 2015  |  LA Times

  • Dominic Ng spoke on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles. Ng urged the U.S. to adopt an open-minded strategy and better engage China on global trade discussion.

    April 28, 2015  |  Milken Institute

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Dominic Ng Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank

吳建民

Chairman & CEO

East West Bancorp

Dominic Ng is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank. Headquartered in California, East West Bank is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China. Mr. Ng transformed East West Bank from a small savings and loan association with $600 million in assets in 1991, into a full-service commercial bank today with over $37 billion in assets. East West Bank has been ranked among the 25 largest banks in the U.S. by market capitalization, and in 2018, Forbes named it among the top 5 of “America’s 100 Best Banks.”

Mr. Ng currently serves on the board of Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT), and STX Entertainment. In addition, he is on the Board of Trustees at the University of Southern California (USC) and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the Board of Overseers at USC’s Keck School of Medicine, and the Annenberg Foundation’s Investment Committee. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Ng served as Chairman of the Committee of 100, promoting mutual understanding between the U.S. and China and advocating a collaborative partnership between the two countries. He has led the C100 delegation in meeting China’s President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, and other high ranking government officials and business leaders in his chairmanship at the Committee of 100. From 2005 to 2011, he served on the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Los Angeles Branch.

Mr. Ng was named by Forbes as one of the 25 most notable Chinese Americans, by the Los Angeles Times as one of the 100 most influential people in Los Angeles, and by the Los Angeles Business Journal as Business Person of the Year. In 2017, American Banker recognized Mr. Ng as Banker of the Year, for successfully executing his vision while maintaining discipline on credit, and building East West into one of the nation’s most profitable regional banks. Mr. Ng is also known for his community leadership. In 2016, Mr. Ng received The Alexis de Tocqueville Award, United Way Worldwide’s highest honor, which recognized his exceptional and sustained engagement and philanthropic leadership. In 2014, he received the Humanitarian Award from The Anti-Defamation League.
Mr. Ng is a frequent speaker on U.S.-China relations, economics, finance, banking, philanthropy and other topics. He has addressed business, political, academic and civic audiences in the U.S. and Greater China, including Boao Forum for Asia, China-United States Exchange Foundation, Asia Society, Federal Reserve Bank, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, Milken Institute, United States Conference of Mayors and many others.
A Hong Kong native, Mr. Ng holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston, an honorary doctor of law degree from Occidental College and an honorary fellowship from Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Prior to taking the helm of East West Bank in 1991, he spent ten years as a Certified Public Accountant with Deloitte & Touche in Houston and Los Angeles.

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