Opus Bank Welcomes Tom Bowers to Its Board of Directors

Opus Bank Welcomes Tom Bowers to Its Board of Directors
27.06.2016 12:15 pm

Opus Bank Welcomes Tom Bowers to Its Board of Directors

People Moves

Opus Bank reports that Tom Bowers, Chief Operating Officer of Starwood Capital Group, has been appointed to the Opus’ Board of Directors, effective June 23, 2016, and appointed a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Bowers replaces Marcos Alvarado, formerly Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Starwood Capital Group, who concurrently resigned from Opus’ Board of Directors, effective June 23, 2016. Opus’ board membership remains at nine.

Stephen H. Gordon, Founding Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Opus Bank, stated, “Marcos has been an outstanding member of Opus’ Board of Directors. His considerable contributions have been instrumental in the growth of Opus since joining the board early in the Bank’s infancy. On behalf of Opus, I thank Marcos for his years of commitment.” Gordon added, “We are excited to have Tom Bowers join Opus’ Board of Directors. I have no doubt that his depth and breadth of knowledge and experience will be of immediate benefit, and that his transition will be smooth and seamless as Opus continues to expand and grow.”

Tom Bowers serves as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Starwood Capital Group (“Starwood”). In this role, Mr. Bowers is responsible for driving Starwood’s priority strategic initiatives and enhancing the operational effectiveness of Starwood’s public and private operating companies and entities. He serves on Starwood’s Executive and Investment Committees, and is a Trustee of Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE: SFR), a Starwood Capital affiliate that is one of the largest publicly traded investors, owners, and operators of single-family homes in the nation. Mr. Bowers previously served as Head of Corporate Strategy and Development at Starwood. Prior to joining Starwood in 2015, Mr. Bowers was Co-Head of Asset and Wealth Management-Americas at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for managing the U.S. and Latin American wealth management businesses, and had joint responsibility for the integration of Deutsche Bank’s wealth and institutional asset management businesses in the Americas. In this role, Mr. Bowers was a board member of Deutsche Bank Securities. Mr. Bowers previously held a number of senior roles at Citigroup Private Bank, including Global Chief Operating Officer; Head of Strategy and Corporate Development; COO-Europe, Middle East and Africa; COO-U.S.; and Head of Banking and Structured Lending. Mr. Bowers holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the Boston University School of Management, and a J.D. and LL.M. (Taxation) from Boston University School of Law.

Related News

CloudMargin Names David White Chief Commercial Officer

CloudMargin, creator of the world’s first and only collateral and margin management solution native to the cloud, today... Read more »

Diginex Names Chi-Won Yoon as Asia Chairman

Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has hired financial services stalwart Mr. Chi-Won Yoon as Chairman of Asia.

Mr. Yoon has more than... Read more »

Refinitiv appoints head of digital solutions for wealth management

Refinitiv today announced the appointment of Charles Smith as head of Digital Solutions, Wealth Management. In this role Mr. Smith will lead Refinitiv’s global digital wealth... Read more »

DTCC Adds Two Industry Veterans to Board of Directors

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade infrastructure for the global financial services industry, announced the election of two new... Read more »

Brady Harris Joins Dwolla as CEO to Scale Distribution

Dwolla, the programmable payments platform, today announces the appointment of Brady... Read more »

Free Newsletter Sign-up
+44 (0) 208 819 32 53 +44 (0) 173 261 71 47
Download Our Mobile App
Financial It Youtube channel