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Bank of Hawaii Announces New Vice Presidents: Hudson, Wong and Fujikane

Monday, April 02, 2018


Ed Hudson joined Bank of Hawaii as vice president and director of development in the People Services Group, where he leads the bank’s Learning and Organizational Development department to help prepare employees for success today and in the workplace of tomorrow. His responsibilities include leading a team to develop learning solutions that facilitate employee career development, creates management capability as a competitive advantage and results in an agile, adaptive and learning organization.

Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii, Hudson worked in human resources and organizational development for several leading technology companies in the Silicon Valley for more than 20 years. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and human resources management from California State University, Long Beach, in 1980 and his master’s in business administration in human resource management in 1987 from the University of Southern California.

Hudson is a member of the Association for Talent Development, the Society of Human Resources Management, WorldatWork and the Project Management Institute.

Veronica D. Wong joined Bank of Hawaii as vice president and senior portfolio manager in the Investment Management Services department and is responsible for managing investment assets of the bank’s trust and private clients.

Prior to joining the bank, she served as director and associate general counsel for Moon Capital with offices in New York and Singapore, vice president in international equities for Deutsche Bank in New York and manager in convertible bonds for Barclays Capital in London. Wong was also an attorney in corporate and securities law for Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and Hong Kong. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and received her juris doctorate from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and her master’s degree in business administration from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Wong’s professional designations include Chartered Financial Analyst® and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. She is a member of the New York State Bar, a dame of the Order of Malta and vice president of the Auxiliary of Honolulu for the Order of Malta. She is also social chair of the Harvard Club of Hawaii and a former member of the board of managers of the Harvard Club of New York.

Nelia Fujikane joined Bank of Hawaii as vice president and marketing program manager for The Private Bank. She manages and oversees the marketing-related projects for The Private Bank Division, which includes events, collateral, seminars, and branding and advertising. Fujikane also works closely with the Marketing Division and other business partners to ensure successful execution of projects.

She previously served as vice president, community and market development manager for Central Pacific Bank and worked for The Berry Co. as a client services advisor and field marketing manager and in account services for various Honolulu advertising agencies.

Fujikane received her bachelor of science in business administration in 2000 and her master’s in business administration in marketing in 2001, both from Hawaii Pacific University.