Montinola Bags Asian Award for Leadership

Manila Standard Today

The Chamber of Thrift Banks congratulated Bank of the Philippine Islands president and chief executive officer Aurelio Montinola III for being the first Filipino conferred the prestigious Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award.

Chamber of Thrift Banks president Alfonso Salcedo Jr. lauded Montinola. His achievement has raised the bar of excellence in the field of financial services in the Philippines in terms of responding to the needs of the market. He has now set the standard of performance among people in the banking industry, which can inspire and help his colleagues in the chamber to perform above par.

Prior to his stint in BPI, Montinola has served in the CTB as president in 1995 and board member from 1992 to 2004. We are proud that a colleague from the chamber has given honor to our country. Montinola has shown the world that the ability to conquer the challenges is innate in every Filipino, proving that Pinoys can be at par with their global counterparts, Salcedo says.

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