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Isai Amaya to Lead San Diego Branch Banking for Union Bank

Press contact:
Erika Montelongo
(818) 746-4949

SAN DIEGO, CA (October 31, 2019) – Union Bank today announced Isai Amaya as Regional President of the San Diego Branch Banking division. Amaya will oversee a network of more than 50 branches and 300 employees in the region.

Amaya has more than 17 years of banking experience, most recently serving as interim Regional President in San Diego since 2018. Previously, he was Regional Manager for the South Bay region in Los Angeles. Amaya began his career as a bank teller at Great Western Bank, and joined Union Bank in 2002.

“Isai has consistently shown his passion for serving clients and leading teams,” said Elaine Genevro, Head of Branch Banking. “He has the unique ability to listen to the needs of our clients and deliver a best-in-class experience, and at the same time bring out the best qualities in his employees. I am delighted to see his career continue to flourish at Union Bank.”

He is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and International Business. He is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

About MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

As of June 30, 2019, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 350 branches, consisting primarily of retail banking branches in the West Coast states, along with commercial branches in Texas, Illinois, New York, and Georgia, as well as 22 PurePoint® Financial Centers. We provide a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, and retail banking and wealth management solutions to meet the needs of our clients. We also offer an extensive portfolio of value-added solutions for clients, including investment banking, personal and corporate trust, global custody, transaction banking, capital markets, and other services. With assets of $133.5 billion, as of June 30, 2019, MUFG Union Bank has strong capital reserves, credit ratings, and capital ratios relative to peer banks. MUFG Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MUFG), one of the world’s largest financial organizations with total assets of approximately ¥312.8 trillion (JPY) or $2.9 trillion (USD), as of June 30, 2019. The corporate headquarters (principal executive office) for MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, which is the financial holding company, and MUFG Union Bank, is in New York City. The main banking office of MUFG Union Bank is in San Francisco, California.