Victor K. Nichols
Victor K. Nichols’s 40 years of executive leadership and knowledge in information technology and the financial services industry, as well as his expertise in marketing, data analytics and strategic planning add a valuable global perspective to the BOH board, which he joined in 2014.
Mr. Nichols is the Chairman of Make-A-Wish, International, a not for profit foundation providing life changing wishes to ill children in 50 countries outside of the US, and has held that position since November 2022.
Mr. Nichols served as an independent advisor to Harland Clarke Holdings, now named Vericast. In 2019, he served as the company’s chairman and as its CEO from 2017 to 2019. As CEO, he oversaw Harland Clarke, Scantron, RetailMeNot and Valassis, businesses leading in financial services, education and marketing. He was CEO of Valassis from 2015 to 2016.
Mr. Nichols formerly served as CEO of North America, managing director of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and president of global consumer services for Experian, the leading global information services company. Prior to Experian, he served as chief information officer at Wells Fargo & Company, president of Safeguard Business Systems, and held senior positions at Bank of America. Mr. Nichols was past president and founding partner of VICOR, Inc.
He holds a bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of California, San Diego, and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Nichols is also a director of Revlon Inc. where he is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Nichols served as a director of Zovio, an education technology services company, from 2014-2022. He served as chairman of Zovio’s Compensation Committee, and as a member of its Audit Committee. As he has done throughout his career, Mr. Nichols continues to also support a variety of community service and nonprofit organizations.