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Bank of Hawaii Announces New Senior Vice Presidents: Kim, Meagher, Taniguchi & Young

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Honolulu, Hawaii (October 3, 2007) - Daniel “Danny” T. S. Kim has been promoted to senior vice president of Oahu in-store branches (ISB) from vice president and regional manager.  He will continue his responsibilities overseeing the Oahu ISB network.  Kim joined the bank in 1993 as a management trainee and has held a variety of leadership positions within the branch division.

Kim graduated from Loyola Marymount University, Calif. with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.  He is also an honors graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School, affiliated with the University of Washington Graduate School of Business.
Kim is a board member and past president of the Kahala Business Association.

Margaret “Peg” Meagher, recently hired as deputy chief compliance officer, has been promoted to senior vice president from vice president and appointed Bank Secrecy Act officer.  She is responsible for overseeing the bank’s compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act, Consumer Compliance and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)/Community Development programs. 

Meagher, who worked at the bank between 1999 and 2003, rejoined the bank in August 2007.  She has more than 25 years experience in the compliance area and has held positions with the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation.  Prior to her return to Bank of Hawaii, she was a risk oversight officer for Countrywide Bank and held several compliance positions with Bank of America. 

Meagher holds a bachelor of science degree in management finance from the University of Lowell, Mass.

Arthur “Art” K. Taniguchi has been promoted to Hawaii Island regional manager and senior vice president from vice president.  He will continue his responsibilities overseeing the sales and service performance for the eleven Big Island branches in addition to ongoing community leadership. A native of Hilo, Taniguchi joined the bank in 1991 as the Dealer Center manager on Oahu before transferring to Hilo to become manager of the Kaiko’o Branch in 1993. Taniguchi has more than 30 years of financial services experience in Hawaii, Japan and in California, including as vice president of retail banking for the former Pioneer Federal Savings Bank.

Taniguchi has served as past president and is the current director for the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawaii, and Crimestoppers Hilo, Inc.  He also serves as first vice president of East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjinkai, and treasurer for the Big Island Business Council.  He serves on the board of directors for Hawaii Island Adult Care, Inc. and is on the board of trustees for Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin.   Taniguchi is the immediate past president for the Rotary Club of Hilo Bay and the Japanese Community Association of Hawaii.  

Teri L. Young has been promoted to senior vice president of Commercial Banking Service and Support from vice president.  Young, who joined the bank in 1985 as a credit trainee, will continue her responsibilities as manager overseeing the daily activities of the commercial and international trade operation units, which includes transaction documentation preparation.

Young earned a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from the University of Washington. 

She is a member of the Organization of Women Leaders, Hawaii.