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September 22, 2023

UnionBank corporate banking head quits

Union Bank of the Philippines head by bankero Edwin Bautista lost the head of its corporate banking segment who tendered his resignation effective next week for personal reasons.

UnionBank vice president and head of Corporate Banking Group 9 Paul William Gonzales resigned from the Aboitiz-led bank effective July 26, 2022.

The listed bank is set to take over the consumer banking business of global banking giant Citi in the Philippines in its bid to become a “Great Retail Bank” after getting the go signal from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Meanwhile, the bank’s Board of Directors approved the appointment of UnionBank first vice president as acting trust officer and member of its Trust Committee.


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Maya sweeps banking awards

Fintech firm Maya, a pioneer in digital banking in the Philippines, secures three prestigious awards, including Virtual Bank of the Year, reflecting its commitment to financial inclusion and innovation in the digital banking sector.

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HSBC Philippines CEO Sses bright future for the country

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