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Manufacturers Bank Appoints Hillary Savoie as Chief Banking Officer

Manufacturers Bank Appoints Hillary Savoie as Chief Banking Officer

Los Angeles, CA- February 22, 2023

Manufacturers Bank, a member of SMBC Group, announces the appointment of Hillary Savoie as Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer. 

In this newly created role, Hillary is responsible for all client, marketing, and product development-related activities for Commercial and Business Banking operations, including the Japan/Asia Business Division. Hillary reports to Sander Pruijs, President of Manufacturers Bank, and is a member of the Manufacturers Bank Management Committee.

Sander Pruijs said, “Hillary joins us at a pivotal moment as we transform the commercial banking business and continue to integrate with our parent company. She shares our company’s values and culture, and our focus to be the premier relationship bank for our clients. Hillary has an impressive track record, and we are excited to have her on our team.”

“It is an exciting time to join Manufacturers Bank as it embarks on new endeavors to digitize, transform, and expand the business. I look forward to working with the team to spearhead the growth initiatives that will take our commercial business to the next level.  We will continue demonstrating to our clients that we have the right combination of strategic leadership, products, and services to help them reach their financial goals,” said Hillary.

Hillary is an accomplished financial services executive who brings deep experience within the commercial and corporate banking markets, business development, relationship banking, lending, deposit acquisition, and cross sell. 
Most recently, Hillary served as Managing Director, Corporate Banking Group Head at CIT Group, providing solutions to middle market and mid-corporate companies.  Prior to her role with CIT Group, she was Senior Vice President and Region Manager at Citibank, leading all aspects of business development, cross sell, portfolio management, execution, underwriting, and risk management. She also held various senior relationship manager roles at Union Bank and Citicorp. 

About Manufacturers Bank

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Manufacturers Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of SMBC Americas Holdings, Inc., a member of SMBC Group. For 60 years, Manufacturers Bank has been the right-sized bank for middle market and corporate businesses providing sophisticated solutions and the expertise of a larger institution with the personal “high touch” services of a community bank. 

Our clients have direct access to experienced bankers and decision makers including our executive team. We have a complete portfolio of services and expertise in Commercial and Small Business Lending, Quick Service Restaurants, Specialty Banking, Fiduciary, Trust and Estates, International Services and Cash Management Services. Manufacturers Bank is headquartered in Los Angeles and operates from branch offices in Beverly Hills, Brea, Downtown Los Angeles, Encino, Glendale, Newport Beach, San Jose, Torrance and Warner Center. 

For additional information please contact: Dean Bui, SVP, Marketing & Product Development Manager, 213-489-6286 or Megan Glover, EVP Head of Human Resources, 213-797-6341.