Chinatrust Bank (USA) has appointed Frida Bank as executive vice president and head of risk management. She reports to Noor Menai, president and chief executive officer of Chinatrust Bank (USA).
Bank will be responsible for compliance, risk and oversight of the Bank Secrecy Act. She joins Chinatrust after nine years with East West Bank, where she served as senior vice president and director of compliance. In this capacity, she oversaw the bank's anti-money laundering, bank secrecy act and regulatory compliance team.
Prior to East West, Bank served as first vice president and compliance manager with Cathay Bank, and was responsible for all aspects of compliance with consumer protection laws and post-merger activities. She also served as senior vice president and compliance manager at Chinatrust for six years.
Earlier in her career, Bank served in various compliance oversight and management roles at Tokai Bank; Olympic National Bank; and Security Pacific Asian Bank.