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Carolyn DuChene

Head of Regulatory Operations & Affairs


Carolyn DuChene is a former regulator who has spent more than 30 years of her career with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). She is Head of Regulatory Operations & Affairs for MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation and its U.S. banking subsidiary, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Americas.

She focuses on accelerating and operationalizing our regulatory remediation efforts, influencing organizational coordination and strategy, and enhancing the ability to positively influence the bank’s standing with key regulators. In this expanded role she will have full oversight of Enterprise Regulatory Program Management.

Carolyn joined MUFG in 2021 to lead Regulatory Operations & Affairs, which is responsible for navigating expanding regulatory requirements and increasing scrutiny around how issues are resolved.

Prior to joining MUFG, she most recently served as Examiner in Charge in Large Bank Supervision with the OCC, where she was responsible for the supervisory oversight of a large financial institution with foreign ownership and all that entails. Previously, she was Deputy Comptroller for Operational Risk and Core Policy, where she was the lead advisor to the Senior Deputy Comptroller, the Chief National Bank Examiner, and the Comptroller on major policy issues affecting operational risk, information technology, payments, governance, and the agency’s core bank supervision by risk framework.

Carolyn received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Economics from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.