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June 23, 2024

UnionBank extends term of bankero Edwin Bautista until 2025, execs promoted

Bankero Edwin Bautista received a fresh mandate to serve as president and CEO of Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines for the next three years.

The Board of Directors of the listed bank has approved the extension of the services of Bautista as president and CEO until end 2025.

Bautista was first appointed as president and COO of UnionBank in January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017 and was named president and CEO since January 1, 2018.

Prior to the top post, Bautista served as executive vice president and head of retail banking from April 27, 2001 to October 2011 before being promoted as senor vice president and head of transaction and commercial banking as well as channel management from November 1, 2011 to December 31, 2016.

Bautista, a former Citibanker, earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the De La Salle University. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School, U.S.A.

Meanwhile, UnionBank also promoted more than 70 key executives led by chief digital channel officer and chief customer experience officer Ana Marie Aboitiz-Delgado who was promoted to senior executive vice president from executive vice president.

Aboitiz-Delgado, the daughter of the late Ambassador Roberto Eduardo Aboitiz and his wife Marian, is a director of UnionBank, SingLife Philippines, City

Savings Bank, Aboitiz Land, Aboitiz Infracapital, and Aboitiz Equity Ventures.

Aboitiz-Delgado started her career with UnionBank as a Product Manager under the Retail Banking Center and has held multiple positions in the bank covering SME lending and Consumer Finance businesses.

Prior to joining the Bank, she was an Assistant Vice President for Product Management at Citibank, N.A. from 2006 to 2008.

Aboitiz-Delgado graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History/Painting from Boston College and obtained her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from New York University Stern School of Business in 2010.

UnionBank also promoted seven first vice presidents to senior vice presidents, 15 vice presidents to first vice presidents, 13 assistance vice presidents to vice presidents, and 38 senior managers to assistance vice presidents.