2003 Committee Charter : EWBC
EAST WEST BANCORP, INC.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CHARTER
The Executive Committee is appointed by the Board of Directors of East West Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") to provide an efficient means of considering such matters and taking such actions as may require the attention of the Board or the exercise of the Board's powers in the interval between meetings of the Board or that in the judgement of the Executive Committee do not require detailed consideration by the full Board.
The Executive Committee shall consist of two director members, and the vote of both Directors shall be necessary to approve any mater. The General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company shall be a non-voting member of the Committee.
The Committee shall perform the functions and have the responsibilities described below:
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Meetings of the Committee will be held as deemed appropriate by any member of the Committee.
The Executive Committee shall have the authority to retain special accounting, legal or other consultants to advise the Committee as deemed appropriate by the Committee. The Committee shall have authority to pay all fees and expenses of such outside advisors as it deems appropriate.