The Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis. said Monday its President/CEO Rudy Pereira for five years will resign April 14 to become the new president/CEO of the $2.2 billion Premier America Credit Union in Chatsworth, Calif.

Royal CU said the move will allow Pereira and his family to return home to Southern California. Early in his career, Pereira worked at California companies such as Hughes Aircraft Co., Hewlett-Packard and held executive positions with California credit unions such as the $3.9 million Kinecta CU in Manhattan Beach, the $1.7 billion Schools Financial CU in Sacramento and the $3.1 billion Wescom Central CU in Pasadena.

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