(New York- May 13, 2011)--Dominic Ng, Chairman and CEO of East West Bancorp Inc. has been elected as Committee of 100’s Chairman and will succeed John S. Chen on May 13, 2011 during the Committee of 100’s 20th Annual Conference in New York City.
Dominic Ng, a C-100 member since 2000, is Chairman and CEO of East West Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of East West Bank—one of the largest independent commercial banks based in California and the largest bank in the U.S. focused on serving the Asian American community. Ng is well known for his business, philanthropic and community leadership. He was the first Asian American Campaign Chair for United Way of Greater Los Angeles, raising record funds for the charity. Committed to promoting education and understanding of the Chinese culture and language in the U.S., Ng has led a number of important initiatives including the commission of a groundbreaking permanent collection of Chinese contemporary art at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Ng serves on the boards of Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT), Pacific Council on International Policy and United Way of Greater Los Angeles. Ng is co-chairman of Los Angeles’ Mayor’s Trade Advisory Council, a member of the California Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth and a past board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Ng was twice named by Forbes as one of the 25 most notable Chinese Americans and the Los Angeles Times named him among the 100 most influential people in Los Angeles.