FFHC Board Elected Ye-Chin Chiou as New Chairperson



Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., – On 2nd of November, both Boards of First Financial Holding Co., (TSEC: 2892) and subsidiary First Bank elected Ms Ye-Chin Chiou as Chairperson of the companies, and is effective immediately.

65-year-old Ye-Chin Chiou holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from National Taiwan University. Before joining First Financial, she was the CEO of Bank of Taiwan, which is the top bank in Taiwan. Prior to that, Ms Chiou served as EVP of Bank of Taiwan, and was Director of Mega Financial Holding, Taipei Forex Inc. and Hua-Nan Financial Holding.

Company Profile

As of end of 2019, First Financial Holding Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 2892) is one of the largest financial groups in Taiwan, with an asset size of NT$3.21 trillion. The Group, which totally has 43 overseas spots (not including OBU), provides corporate and individual clients with a full range of product mix including retail banking, stock brokerage, asset and wealth management, and corporate and investment banking. Subsidiary First Commercial Bank is the major profit driver and has maintained its leading positions in selected areas as the deposit and lending business, SME loans, home mortgages, mutual-fund distributions, and bancassurance. It currently owns 188 branches at home along with 40 overseas branches and representative offices, including OBU and US subsidiary of First Commercial Bank (USA). Subsidiary First Securities engages in brokerage, dealing, underwriting, and derivative products via its 23 operating offices around Taiwan. The assets under management by Subsidiary First Securities Investment Trust was over NT$105.0 billion. Other subsidiaries include First Life Insurance Co, First Financial Assets Management Co., First Venture Capital Co., and First Financial Management and Consulting Co.,.

For further information, please go to www.ffhc.com.tw

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