Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH) announced that its Board of
Directors has elected Victor K. Nichols to serve on its board, effective
July 25, 2014. Nichols, who will also become a member of the board’s
Audit and Risk Committee, will serve in the newly created directorship
resulting from the increase in the authorized number of directors from
14 to 15. He will serve until the annual election of directors at the
company’s next annual shareholder meeting.
“We are delighted to have Victor join our board,” said Peter Ho,
chairman, president and chief executive officer of Bank of Hawaii Corp.
“Victor’s professional background and expertise in strategic planning
and information technology will add valuable perspective to our board.
He brings a global experience well suited for the rapidly growing role
of technology in the financial services industry.”
“It is a great honor for me to join such a distinguished team,
especially one focused on fulfilling the diverse financial services
needs of all their customers and supporting their communities and
investors. I look forward to helping with their continued success,” said
Nichols most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of North America
and President of Global Consumer Services for Experian, the leading
global information services company providing data and analytical tools
to clients around the world. The company helps businesses manage credit
risk, prevent fraud, target marketing and automate decision making,
while enabling individuals to better manage their credit worthiness and
protect themselves against identity theft.
Previous to this position, Nichols was Experian’s Chief Executive
Officer for the United Kingdom, Ireland, Europe, Middle East and Africa,
and lead Global Marketing Services. He has also served as Chief
Information Officer and a member of the Management Committee at Wells
Fargo & Co. and in senior management positions with Bank of America,
both in San Francisco. He was a founding partner, President and Chief
Executive Officer of VICOR, Inc., an advanced technology engineering
firm leading business transformation with a concentration in the
financial services industry.
Nichols earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of
California, San Diego, and an MBA with a concentration in finance from
the University of California, Berkeley.
He is a member of the Economics Leadership Council at the University of
California, San Diego and serves on several boards including: OCTANe;
Crystal Cove Alliance, and FTV Capital, Inc. In addition, he recently
served on the Leadership Council for the UCI Bren School of Information
and Computer Sciences and on the Dean’s Advisory Board, UCI Merage
Bank of Hawaii Corporation
Cindy Wyrick, 808-694-8430
Source: Bank of Hawaii Corporation