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First Hawaiian Bank promotes Edward Untalan | Business Section

FIRST Hawaiian Bank President and CEO Bob Harrison announced the promotion of Edward Untalan to Executive Vice President and Regional Head of Retail Banking for the Guam and CNMI region.

Untalan has over 34 years of experience in the banking and finance industry and is the first ever Executive Vice President for Guam Region and CNMI. He is responsible for strategic business development and growth opportunities for the Maite, Dededo and Tamuning branches in Guam and the Gualo Rai and Oleai branches in Saipan.

Untalan joined First Hawaiian in 2004 as Assistant Vice President/Corporate Banking Officer and was quickly promoted to Vice President and Team Leader where he led the corporate banking and commercial lending platform for Maite’s branch.

He was then named senior vice president and director of the Maite Banking Center in December 2009, expanding his role to oversee Guam and the CNMI Auto Dealer Center.

In 2016, Untalan was promoted to Senior Vice President/Regional Manager for Guam-CNMI, where he became responsible for all five branches in the region.

Untalan is currently Vice Chairman of the Board of the Guam Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Cathedral Basilica Finance Council, and President of the Guam Bankers Association.

He has also served on the St. Anthony Parish Finance Board, Guam International Airport Authority Board of Trustees, Guam Community College Board of Trustees, Archdiocese Redemptoris Board of Directors Mater and on the Board of Hurao Academy.

About First Hawaiian Bank

First Hawaiian Bank ( was founded in 1858 as Bishop & Co., wealth management, insurance and credit cards. The bank has 49 branches in Hawaii, three in Guam and two in Saipan. First Hawaiian, Inc. (NASDAQ: FHB) is the parent company of First Hawaiian Bank.