Meet Dominic Ng

Meet Dominic Ng

East West Bank's

Chairman, President & CEO

Dominic Ng, East West Bank's Chairman, President, and CEO

Dominic Ng is Chairman, President & CEO of East West Bank. He leads a full-service commercial bank that is focused exclusively on the U.S. and Greater China markets. The bank is in the top 8 of Forbes’ 2019 ranking of “America’s 100 Best Banks” and is ranked among the 25 largest publicly traded banks in the U.S. by market capitalization.

Mr. Ng transformed East West Bank from a small savings and loan association with $600 million in assets in 1991 into a global bank with $42.9 billion in assets today. American Banker recognized Mr. Ng as Banker of the Year in 2017 for successfully executing his vision while maintaining discipline on credit and building East West into one of the nation’s most profitable regional banks.

As a frequent writer and speaker on U.S.-China relations, economics, finance, banking, philanthropy, and other topics, Mr. Ng has addressed business, political, academic, and civic audiences in the U.S. and Greater China, including the Milken Institute, United States Conference of Mayors, Boao Forum for Asia, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, and Asia Society. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Ng served as Chairman of the Committee of 100, a prominent organization of leading Chinese-Americans in business, government, academia, and the arts.


LA500 Top Influencer, 2017 and 2018

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation

Recognized for contributions to the LA economy and to LAEDC’s mission of advancing opportunity and prosperity for the LA region

2017 Banker of the Year Awards, Consistent Performer

American Banker

Recognized for consistent growth while remaining disciplined on credit and effective on executing the bank's vision

2014 Tocqueville Society Award

United Way Worldwide

Recognized for leadership in philanthropy and building stronger communities

2014 Humanitarian Award

Anti-Defamation League

Recognized for philanthropic endeavors and leadership in the community

2012 Business Person of the Year

Los Angeles Business Journal

Recognized for transforming East West Bank into the largest Asian bank in America

2011 Individual Eddy Award

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation

Recognized for guiding East West Bank through the 2007-2010 financial crisis to become one of the strongest banks in the U.S.

Dominic's Take

Dominic Ng, Chairman and CEO of East West Bank

US-China Business

Dominic's Take: Targeting Chinese Students and Entrepreneurs in the U.S. is the Wrong Way to Battle Beijing

The targeting of students and professionals based on Chinese origin is damaging to U.S. competitiveness.

By Dominic Ng
 Jun. 27, 2019
Dominic Ng, Chairman and CEO of East West Bank

US-China Business

Dominic’s Take: A Lasting US-China Trade Deal Needs Trust

East West Bank CEO Dominic Ng says even if a trade deal is reached, it will succeed only if Beijing and Washington draw up clear rules.

By Dominic Ng
 Mar. 25, 2019
Dominic Ng, Chairman and CEO of East West Bank

US-China Business

Now Is the Right Time to Invest in China, Not Withdraw

East West Bank CEO Dominic Ng says recent reforms have improved market access for US companies in China, and should be addressed in US-China negotiations.

By Dominic Ng
 Nov. 26, 2018

In the News

Dominic Ng speaking with Eli Broad in Los Angeles


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