Dominic Ng is 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 markets. 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 with over $40 billion in assets today. East West Bank has been ranked among the 25 largest banks in the U.S. by market capitalization, and has been selected in the top 10 of “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes for the past two years.
Mr. Ng was named by the Los Angeles Business Journal as Business Person of the Year, by Forbes as one of the 25 most notable Chinese Americans, and by the Los Angeles Times as one of the 100 most influential people in Los Angeles. American Banker also 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 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.
Mr. Ng currently serves on the board of Mattel, Inc., and STX Entertainment. He is also a member of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and University of Southern California’s Board of Trustees. As former Chairman of the Committee of 100, Mr. Ng promoted mutual understanding between the U.S. and China and advocated a collaborative partnership between the two countries.