BBCN Bancorp Inc., the holding company of BBCN Bank, on Thursday announced a series of high-level management and board appointments.
– Kevin S. Kim, 55, chairman of the bank and its board of directors, has also been named president and CEO, effective immediately.
– Scott Yoon-Suk Whang, 67, has been named lead independent director of BBCN Bancorp, effective immediately, in addition to his current title as vice chairman of the bank and its board.
– Douglas J. Goddard, 60, will succeed Philip E. Guldeman, 68, as chief financial officer, effective March 31. Goddard currently is deputy CFO.
BBCN is among the largest Korean-American banks in the United States. The company is based in Los Angeles, but has branches and a significant presence in New Jersey.