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Banking management and director moves

S&P Global MarketIntelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes in thebank and thrift industry. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes andstories previously covered by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

LosAngeles-based CathayBank, a unit of CathayGeneral Bancorp, named Kelly Wu executive vice president of the corporatebanking division, according to an April 12 news release.

Priorto joining Cathay Bank, Wu held management positions with New York-basedMUFG Union Bank NA, aunit of MUFG Americas HoldingsCorp. His most recent role at MUFG Union Bank was as managingdirector overseeing originations for the asset-based lending product for thecommercial finance division.

announced April 11 that Ranjana Clark, head of transaction banking for the Americas, has beenappointed to the additional role of Bay Area president for the company and MUFGUnion Bank NA.

Columbus,Ohio-based Huntington NationalBank, a subsidiary of HuntingtonBancshares Inc., appointed Steve Rhodes director of treasury management, accordingto an April 12 news release.

Rhodesjoined Huntington as director of business banking in 2010 and most recently wasdirector of retail sales, service and operations, leading a centralized teamoptimizing the performance of 750 traditional and in-store branches acrossHuntington's six-state footprint.

MartaFernandez joined Miami-based Sabadell United Bank NA as senior vice president andwealth management and trust director in the bank's Brickell office, accordingto a news release. She previously was senior vice president and head of trustoperations, and trust compliance officer at Miami-based , a subsidiary ofCoconut Grove BanksharesInc.

SabadellUnited Bank is a unit of Spain-based Banco de Sabadell SA.

JudyTurner will retire on May 31 as president of the Private Bank of Decatur, a division ofAtlanta-based Private Bank ofBuckhead, according to an April 12 news release posted on

Brent Adams will serve as Private Bank of Decatur's nextpresident, in addition to his current responsibilities as and seniorlending officer for Private Bank of Buckhead. Adams will also continue tooversee Private Bank of Buckhead's business development activities.

Private Bank of Buckhead is a unit of

AtBallston Spa, N.Y.-based BallstonSpa Bancorp Inc., the parent of Ballston Spa National Bank, was appointed to theboard of directors, effective immediately, according to an April 11 newsrelease. His appointment fills the vacant seat created after the retirement ofdirector J. Peter Hansen.

Sleasmanis president and managing director of CBRE-Albany. He has more than 30 years ofexperience in commercial real estate brokerage and property management services.

EvelynWhelton joined Laconia, N.H.-based , a unit ofBNH Financial, as seniorvice president and retail lending market manager covering Mount WashingtonValley and northern regions of New Hampshire, according to an April 11 newsrelease. Whelton has more than 28 years of banking experience, including retailbanking, mortgage origination, sales and management of mortgage operations.

, appointed Andrea Miley senior management team as senior vicepresident and senior risk officer, according to an April 8 news release. Beforejoining the CSB BancorpInc. unit, Miley was regional supervisor for the Ohio Division ofFinancial Institutions.

Fayetteville,Ark.-based ArvestBank appointed GeneGates senior vice president and area loan manager atits branch located at 2761 East Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville, according to anApril 4 news release. Gates joined the bank in October 2014 as a commercialbanker.

ArvestBank is a subsidiary of Bentonville, Ark.-based , which in turn isa unit of Bentonville, Ark.-based Arvest Bank Group Inc.