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PATRICK FAHEY JOINS UNION BANK AS REGIONAL CHAIRMAN


For Immediate Release


Contact:
Stephen L. Johnson
(415) 765-3252 - office
(415) 320-2295 - mobile
stephen.johnson@unionbank.com
 
Joanne C. Curran
(213) 236-5017 - office
(213) 503-9323 - mobile
joanne.curran@unionbank.com


Veteran Washington State Banker Assumes Leadership Role with Union Bank


Everett, WA, May 14, 2010 -- Union Bank, N.A., announced that, effective today, Patrick M. Fahey will join the company as regional chairman of the Pacific Northwest. Fahey, who in late 2008 was brought in as chairman and chief executive officer of Frontier Financial Corporation and chairman of Frontier Bank, will be based in Everett and report to Vice Chairman and Chief Retail Banking Officer Timothy H. Wennes.

"We are excited that Pat will be staying on with us," said Wennes. "We hope to leverage his many years of experience in the industry to help us grow our business in Washington and Oregon. His deep knowledge and familiarity of the region will be most helpful to us."

Fahey has more than 40 years of financial services experience. He founded Pacific Northwest Bank in 1987 and served as its chairman, president and chief executive officer until its 2003 merger with Wells Fargo Bank, where he then served as chairman of regional banking in Washington. He is a graduate of Seattle University, Pacific Coast Banking School, and the Management Program of the University Of Washington School Of Business. He is a past director and president of the Washington Bankers Association.


About UnionBanCal Corporation and 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 has 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.