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UNION BANK PROMOTES BRADLEY SHAIRSON TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT


For Immediate Release


Contact: 
Joanne C. Curran
(213) 236-5017
joanne.curran@unionbank.com


LOS ANGELES -- June 7, 2010 -- Union Bank, N.A., has promoted Bradley Shairson to Executive Vice President and head of Global Capital Markets. Shairson is based in Los Angeles and reports to Senior Executive Vice President Johannes (Johs) Worsoe, head of Global and Wealth Markets.

Shairson oversees more than 100 capital markets sales, trading and risk professionals engaged in delivering foreign exchange, syndications, derivatives, mezzanine finance, loan trading and structured products solutions to Union Bank clients.

"Brad's 16 years of capital markets experience and his strong leadership will help us grow these business lines and deepen our existing client relationships," said Worsoe. "Union Bank is moving aggressively to grow its fee income business by offering enhanced capital markets products and solutions for clients, while continuing to maintain its strong risk management oversight."

Shairson has been with Union Bank since 2007, heading the Global Foreign Exchange and Derivatives unit as a Senior Vice President.  Prior to that, Shairson served in various risk and leadership positions in Capital Markets at both SunTrust Bank in Atlanta, and Deutsche Bank in London and New York.

Shairson received his bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Florida and currently resides with his family in Hermosa Beach, California.


About UnionBanCal Corporation & Union Bank, N.A.

Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $85 billion at March 31, 2010. 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. As of May 10, 2010, the bank had 397 banking offices in California, Oregon, Washington and Texas and two international offices. 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 www.unionbank.com for more information.