HAGÅTÑA, Guam—First Hawaiian Bank chair and CEO Bob Harrison announced that Kieron “Pip” Ward has joined First Hawaiian Bank as a vice president and business banking team leader in its Maite Branch.
Ward joins the bank with over 25 years of commercial banking experience throughout Guam, Tonga, Kiribati, and Fiji, including roles as senior relationship manager, head of Commercial, Corporate Relationship manager, and head of Small Business. He also has experience with asset management.
“We are very happy to have Kieron join our business banking team and First Hawaiian Bank family,” said Ed Untalan, First Hawaiian Bank senior vice president and Guam-CNMI Region manager. “He is a great addition to the team and his experience and knowledge in the industry is an asset for the bank.”
Ward will lead a team of business banking officers and business banking service representatives while managing a portfolio of the Bank’s commercial customers in the Guam and CNMI Region.
First Hawaiian Bank (www.FHB.com) was founded in 1858 as Bishop & Co. and today is Hawaii’s leading bank offering a comprehensive suite of banking services to consumer and commercial customers, including deposit products, loans, wealth management, insurance, credit cards, and private banking. The bank operates 53 branches in Hawaii, three on Guam and two on Saipan. First Hawaiian, Inc. (NASDAQ: FHB), the parent company of First Hawaiian Bank, is the largest publicly traded company based in Hawaii. (PR)