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For Immediate Release 

Tanya Peebles-Hill
(213) 236-5329

Veronica Castro
(213) 236-7985


LOS ANGELES, December 21, 2011 – Union Bank, N.A., today announced that Leticia Aguilar has been promoted to executive vice president, overseeing Community Banking in the Los Angeles and Central California divisions. In her role, she also manages the External Affairs business unit for the state of California. Based in Los Angeles, Aguilar reports to Executive Vice President Michael Feldman, head of California Branch Banking. She was previously market president and regional executive for the Los Angeles market.

“Leticia’s extensive experience in the financial services industry is a great asset for our Community Banking team,” said Feldman. “Her commitment to the community and her leadership skills are invaluable as she leads our teams in developing long-standing relationships with our new and existing customers.”

Prior to joining Union Bank, Aguilar gained nearly 16 years of retail banking management experience while working for Bank of America, including as a market president, where she oversaw the bank’s Greater Los Angeles market. She was also a consumer executive, responsible for managing all aspects of consumer and business banking, and served as a district manager for special markets and developed the bank’s first Asian retail banking district in Southern California.

Aguilar attended the University of La Verne and the University of Virginia, School of Retail Bank Management. She is the recipient of numerous professional and community awards, including Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching in 2012,” and “Woman of the Year 2008,” presented by the Anti-Defamation League and New Economics for Women. Aguilar is a board member for United Way of Southern California and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and has also served as a member of the board of directors for the Performing Arts Center Spotlight Awards and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. She is also an advisory council member for the University of Southern California Latino Alumni Association and served as chairwoman for the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute.

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.