Sanwa Bank California in San Francisco has hired Craig L. Alexander to be a vice president and treasury product specialist.
Mr. Alexander, a former vice president and foreign exchange manager at Wells Fargo Bank, is to head Sanwa's capital markets, investment services, and foreign exchange operations in Northern California. He is to be based in Sanwa Bank's San Francisco head office.
Union Bank of California, San Francisco, has promoted Kinji Suzuki to senior vice president. He is the bank's general manager for the Pacific Islands and is based in its Guam office.
Mr. Suzuki joined the unit of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd. in 1992 as vice president and general manager for the Pacific Islands. Before that he had managed J.P. Morgan & Co.'s Tokyo office and earlier had worked at Bank of Tokyo for 29 years in its Buenos Aires, Panama City, New York, and Miami offices.