The Bankero will replace William Whang who is set to retire in March next year.
China Banking Corp. announced that Romeo Uyan Jr., current senior executive vice president and COO, will be the new president and CEO.
The bank’s board of directors approved the succession plan as endorsed by the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committees.
Uyan, 60, is expected to serve Whang’s unexpired term starting April next year. Uyan was the former President of China Bank Capital Corp.