First American Financial Corporation has announced the addition of Mark C. Oman to its board of directors. Oman retired from Wells Fargo & Company in 2011, after serving that firm for more than 30 years. He held a variety of management positions at Wells Fargo, most recently senior executive vice president and head of Wells Fargo’s Home and Consumer Finance Group. During his tenure, Wells Fargo grew to be the largest originator of home mortgages in the United States and the second largest mortgage servicer.
“Our ability to execute on our strategy to grow our core businesses and improve our customers’ experience has been greatly enhanced by the addition of Mark to our board,” said Parker S. Kennedy, chairman of First American Financial Corporation. “Mark brings skills that are critical in our competitive and changing environment: A deep insight into the needs of our customers, extensive experience in the mortgage industry and a demonstrated history of leadership.”