Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) was hailed as the Domestic Retail Bank of the Year – Philippines and was awarded the Debit Card Initiative of the Year for its groundbreaking “GetGo” Debit Card product with Cebu Pacific, at the 2017 Asian Banking & Finance Retail Banking Awards held in Singapore.
Now on its 12th year, the Asian Banking & Finance Retail Banking Awards continues to recognize banks all over Asia, that stand out with groundbreaking products and services despite the various challenges the banking sector is facing.
Receiving the awards for UnionBank were President and COO Edwin R. Bautista, SEVP and Retail and Corporate Banking Head Eugene S. Acevedo, EVP and Retail Banking Head Mary Joyce S. Gonzalez, EVP and Center Head for Strategic Partnerships Genaro V. Lapez, SVP and Consumer Finance Head Manuel G. Santiago, Jr., FVP and Deputy Center Head for Consumer Finance Ana Maria A. Delgado, and VP for Strategic Partnerships James Morris P. Ileto.
UnionBank has also received awards at the Retail Banking Awards in previous years, for GoBeyond Communities, its corporate social Responsibility program, Employer Award of the Year, and Philippines Domestic Cash Management Bank of the Year at the Wholesale Banking Awards.
The Retail Banking Awards brought together more than 200 senior bankers in its awarding ceremony. All winners were chosen by an esteemed panel of judges from no less the four largest internationally renowned professional services networks: Deloitte, Ernst and Young, KPMG, and PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers).