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Hanmi Financial appoints C. G. Kum CEO as Jay Yoo retires

Hanmi Financial announced that Chong Guk Kum is joining Hanmi and the Bank as their new President and CEO. Mr. Kum's appointment follows the retirement of Jay S. Yoo. Mr. Yoo had served as Hanmi's President and CEO since 2008. Mr. Kum was formerly the President and CEO of First California Financial Group,, the holding company of First California Bank.