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Victor Nichols Elected to Bank of Hawaii Corporation Board of Directors

HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2014-- Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Victor K. Nichols to serve on its board, effective July 25, 2014. Nichols, who will also become a member of the board’s Audit and Risk Committee, will serve in the newly created directorship resulting from the increase in the authorized number of directors from 14 to 15. He will serve until the annual election of directors at the company’s next annual shareholder meeting.

“We are delighted to have Victor join our board,” said Peter Ho, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Bank of Hawaii Corp. “Victor’s professional background and expertise in strategic planning and information technology will add valuable perspective to our board. He brings a global experience well suited for the rapidly growing role of technology in the financial services industry.”

“It is a great honor for me to join such a distinguished team, especially one focused on fulfilling the diverse financial services needs of all their customers and supporting their communities and investors. I look forward to helping with their continued success,” said Nichols.

Nichols most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of North America and President of Global Consumer Services for Experian, the leading global information services company providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The company helps businesses manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing and automate decision making, while enabling individuals to better manage their credit worthiness and protect themselves against identity theft.

Previous to this position, Nichols was Experian’s Chief Executive Officer for the United Kingdom, Ireland, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and lead Global Marketing Services. He has also served as Chief Information Officer and a member of the Management Committee at Wells Fargo & Co. and in senior management positions with Bank of America, both in San Francisco. He was a founding partner, President and Chief Executive Officer of VICOR, Inc., an advanced technology engineering firm leading business transformation with a concentration in the financial services industry.

Nichols earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of California, Berkeley.

He is a member of the Economics Leadership Council at the University of California, San Diego and serves on several boards including: OCTANe; Crystal Cove Alliance, and FTV Capital, Inc. In addition, he recently served on the Leadership Council for the UCI Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences and on the Dean’s Advisory Board, UCI Merage School.

Source: Bank of Hawaii Corporation

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