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For Immediate Release 

Jane Yedinak
(415) 765-3241

Tanya Peebles-Hill
(213) 236-5329


SAN FRANCISCO, December 21, 2011 – Union Bank, N.A., today announced that Senior Vice President Elaine Genevro has been promoted to regional executive for the Northern California region. Based in San Francisco, she reports to Executive Vice President Michael Feldman, head of California Branch Banking.

“Elaine is an accomplished executive with more than 31 years of experience in the financial services industry, and her expertise is very important as we continue to service the Northern California region,” said Feldman. “Elaine’s leadership and insight will help guide our teams as we continue to foster long lasting community relationships and offer our new and existing customers outstanding products and services.”

Genevro joined Union Bank in 2003 as a senior vice president and regional manager when Monterey Bay Bank, where she served as director of Retail Banking, was acquired by Union Bank. In 2009, she was named a market president for Central California. Prior to Monterey Bay Bank, Genevro served as a senior vice president and regional manager for Bay View Bank, where she oversaw the bank’s offices in the Greater Bay region. She also held management positions at First Interstate Bank and Bank of America.

Active in the community, Genevro serves on the board of the Marine Mammal Center and was a member of the Advisory Council for Children’s Hospital Central California and the executive chair for the 2010 American Heart Association’s Central Valley Heart Ball. She has also served on the boards of Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula; Junior Achievement of Silicon Valley and Monterey Bay; San Jose Silicon Valley Ballet; Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; Watsonville Rotary and the Cabrillo College Presidents Circle.

Genevro studied business and economics at Fresno State University and holds a degree from the University of Virginia Graduate School for Retail Bank Management.

About UnionBanCal Corporation & Union Bank, N.A.
Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $84 billion at September 30, 2011. Its primary subsidiary, Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. The bank operated 404 full-service branches in California, Washington, Oregon and Texas, as well as two international offices, on September 30, 2011. UnionBanCal Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG, NYSE:MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations. Visit for more information.