HONOLULU, HI | October 05, 2020 – Central Pacific Bank (CPB) has appointed Manny Edmondson to Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective October 01, 2020.
Edmondson joined CPB in 2016 and served most recently as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Special Projects. Edmondson is credited with building a strong information security program for CPB and successfully leading the recent online and mobile banking launch. In his new role, Edmondson will continue his information security function as CISO and oversee technology for the organization.
“As we continue to make progress on RISE2020, our $40 million commitment to innovating services and solutions for our customers and the community, Manny has proven to be an instrumental leader delivering our promise of utilizing best-in-class technology,” said Catherine Ngo, President, Central Pacific Bank.
Paul Yonamine, Executive Chairman, Central Pacific Bank added “Under Manny’s thoughtful and steady leadership, CPB has taken a major step in transforming into a digital-first bank, with the best yet to come.”
Edmondson brings over 25 years of experience in providing strategic direction and execution of information security and information technology programs and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University. Before joining CPB, he was SVP and CIO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, and prior, was with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh. Edmondson started his career serving in the U.S. Army as Mobile, Satellite Communications Instructor and Electronic Warfare Signals Intelligence Analyst.