BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMMERCE Far Eastern University, Philippines (1946)
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA) (1974)
MASTER OF SCIENCE Columbia University, New York (2007)
Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco
AFFILIATIONS - PRIVATE SECTORS
Pan Malayan Management and Investment Corporation (PMMIC) Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
MICO Equities Inc. (holding company of Malayan Group of Insurance Companies) Chairman of the Board
Malayan Insurance Co., Inc. Member of the Board of Directors
Malayan Insurance Co. (HK) Ltd. Chairman of the Board
Malayan Securities Corporation Member of the Board of Directors
GPL Holdings, Inc. Chairman of the Board
Sunlife Grepa Financial Inc., Member of the Board of Directors
House of Investments, Incorporated, Member of the Board of Directors
Malayan Colleges Inc., Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Malayan Colleges Laguna Inc. Chairman of the Board
EEI Corporation, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
RCBC Realty Corporation, Chairman of the Board
RCBC Land Inc. Member of the Board of Directors
AY Foundation, Chairman of the Board
Philippine Integrated Advertising Agency, Inc. (PIAA) Chairman of the Board
Yuchengco Center, De La Salle University, Philippines Chairman of the Board
Yuchengco Museum, Chairman of the Board
YGC Corporate Services, Inc., Chairman of the Board
Waseda Institute for Asia Pacific Studies, Member of the International Advisory Board
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Member of the Advisory Board
University of Alabama Member, International Business Advisory Board, Culverhouse college of Commerce and Business Administration
University of San Francisco, (Mclaren School of Business), USA Trustee Emeritus
Columbia University, Business School, New York, USA, Member, Board of Overseers
Asian Bankers Association, Chairman Emeritus
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Juris Doctor (JD) dual degree program of De La Salle University Professional Schools, Inc. Graduate School of Business and Far Eastern University Institute of Law, Chairman of the Board
University of St. La Salle, Roxas City, Member, Board of Trustees
Pacific Forum, Honolulu, Hawaii, Member, Board of Governors
International Insurance Society (IIS), Member of the Board of Directors and Former Chairman of the Board
Bantayog ng mga Bayani (Pillars of Heroes Foundation) Chairman of the Board
Philippine Constitutional Association (PHILCONSA) Chairman Emeritus
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Awards, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Judges
Bayanihan Foundation (Bayanihan Folk Arts Foundation, Inc.) - Philippine Women's University Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industries (CACCI), Chairman, Advisory Board and Former Chairman of the Board
The Asia Society, New York Trustee Emeritus
Honda Cars Kalookan, Inc. Chairman of the Board
Enrique T. Yuchengco, Inc. Chairman of the Board
Luisita Industrial Park Corporation Chairman of the Board
Compania Operatta ng Pilipinas, Inc. (Philippine Opera Company), Honorary Chairman of the Board
Dabaw Kaisa Foundation, Inc. Honorary Member
Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD Department of Foreign Affairs, February 24, 2012
PHILIPPINE LEGION OF HONOR WITH THE DEGREE OF GRAND COMMANDER Presented by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, June 29, 2010
FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE ORDER OF LAKANDULA WITH THE RANK OF BAYANI (GRAND CROSS) Presented by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Republic of the Philippines (November 20, 2003)
ORDER OF SIKATUNA WITH THE RANK OF DATU Presented by President Fidel V. Ramos Republic of the Philippines (1998)
GRAND CORDON OF THE ORDER OF THE RISING SUN Presented by His Majesty, the Emperor of Japan, the highest honor ever given by the Emperor to a foreigner (1998)
KNIGHT GRAND OFFICER OF RIZAL Presented by the Knights of Rizal Republic of the Philippines (1998)
ORDER OF THE SACRED TREASURE, GOLD AND SILVER STAR Awarded by His Majesty, The Emperor of Japan (1993)
OUTSTANDING MANILAN IN DIPLOMACY, City of Manila (1995)
OUTSTANDING CITIZEN IN THE FIELD OF BUSINESS, City of Manila (1976)
ADOPTED SON OF DAVAO Exemplenary Leadership in Business and Government and Contributed to the Growth of Davao City (July 14, 2009
Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Asian Bankers Association (November 13, 2015)
OUTSTANDING LAM-AN TOWNMATES AWARD Philippine Lam-An Association Inc., November 19, 2012
ICONS OF THE INDUSTRY Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA, Inc.), October 18, 2012
BUSINESS ICONS OF THE DECADE AWARD Presented by Biz News Asia, November 25, 2012
RIZAL AWARD Presented by Aliw Awards, November 8, 2011
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD Presented by the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry, October 23, 2011
FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE F.A.I.R. HALL OF FAME Presented by the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers (FAIR), October 5, 2011
LEADERSHIP AWARD Presented by the Philippine Constitution Association (PHILCONSA), September 26, 2011
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Asia Insurance Industry Awards, October 17, 2010
PHILCONSA MAHARLIKA AWARD Presented by the Philippine Constitution Association (2010)
HALL OF FAME AWARDEE Far Eastern University (December 13, 2003)
OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARDEE Far Eastern University (May 2003)
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Dr. Jose P. Rizal Awards for Excellence (June 2002)
KNP PILLAR AWARD Kaluyagan Nen Palaris, Pangasinan (December 2006)
PARANGAL SAN MATEO Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants Foundation, Inc. (October 2001)
THE OUTSTANDING FILIPINO AWARDEE TOFIL 2000
GOLD MEDALLION Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce & Industry (CACCI) (2000)
FIRST ASEAN TO BE ELECTED TO THE "INSURANCE HALL OF FAME" International Insurance Society, Inc. (1997)
FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE GLOBAL INSURANCE HUMANITARIAN AWARD University of Alabama (USA) (2008)
HALL OF FAME AWARD Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) (1997)
OUTSTANDING CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA) IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) (1996)
CEO EXCEL AWARD International Association of Business Communicators (2009)
MEDAL OF MERIT Philippines-Japan Society (1995)
OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO CHURCH & NATIOn De La Salle University (1993)
MANAGEMENT MAN OF THE YEAR Management Association of the Philippines (1992)
DISTINGUISHED LA SALLIAN AWARD FOR INSURANCE & FINANCE De La Salle University (1981)
FIRST ASIAN TO RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE SOCIETY (IIS) FOUNDERS' GOLD MEDAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE International Insurance Society (1979)
PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF MERIT Far Eastern University (1978)
MOST OUTSTANDING JCI SENATOR IN THE FIELD OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS XXXIII Jaycee Chamber International (JCI) World Congress (1978)
INSURANCE MAN OF THE YEAR Business Writers Association of the Philippines (1955)
MOST DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS Far Eastern University (1955)
Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco
Under the Administration of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
Presidential Adviser on Foreign Affairs with Cabinet Rank (January 19, 2004 - June 2010)
Member, Consultative Commission to Propose Revision to the 1987 Constitution (August 2005 - March 2006)
Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations with the rank of Ambassador (November 2001 - December 2002)
Presidential Special Envoy to Greater China, Japan and Korea (2001)
Under the Administration of President Joseph Ejercito Estrada
Presidential Assistant on APEC Matter with Cabinet Rank (1998 - 2000)
Under the Administration of President Fidel V. Ramos
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to Japan (1995-1998)
Chairman, Council of Private Sector Advisers to the Philippine Government on the Spratly Issue (Marine and Archipelagic Development Policy Task Group) (1995-1998)
Member, Philippine Centennial Commission (1998)
Under the Administration of President Corazon C. Aquino
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the People's Republic of China (PROC) (1986-1988)
BS Commerce, Assumption College, Philippines; Masters in Business Administration, De La Salle University, Philippines
Ms. Helen Y. Dee has been the Bank's Chairperson since 2005.
Ms. Dee is also the Chairperson/President of Malayan Insurance Company, Inc., Hydee Management and Resource Corporation, Landev Corporation, Hi-Eisai Pharmaceutical Inc., Mapua Information Technology Center, Inc. and Manila Memorial Park Cemetery, Inc., and Vice Chairperson of Pan Malayan Management and Investment Corporation. She is a director of MICO Equities, Inc. Ms. Dee is also a Trustee of the Malayan Colleges, Inc. (operating under the name Mapua Institute of Technology).
She holds positions in the listed companies within the YGC as Chairperson of the House of Investments, Inc., PetroEnergy Resources Corporation, and Seafront Resources Corporation, Vice Chairperson of EEI Corporation, and director of iPeople, Inc., and outside the YGC as Chairperson of the National Reinsurance Corporation of the Philippines and director of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company.
She attended continuing education seminars facilitated by RCBC in 2013 covering the following topics: SEC Corporate Governance Initiatives/Trends in Regulatory Framework, Updates on the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001, Basel III and Financial Regulatory Reform, and Evaluating Risks in Project Finance Transactions. She also attended the Corporate Governance seminars conducted by SGV & Co. for the directors and key officers of RCBC, RCBC subsidiaries and affiliates on March 22, 2014 and September 5, 2015.
BS Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration (Cum Laude), University of the Philippines; Masters in Business Administration, Wharton Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Mr. Cesar E.A. Virata has been a Director of the Bank since 1995, Corporate Vice Chairman since June 2000 and Senior Adviser since 2007.
He is also the Chairman and President of C. Virata and Associates, Inc., Management Consultants. Mr. Virata’s roster of companies where he is also a Director and/or Chairman include RCBC Savings Bank, RCBC Forex Brokers Corporation, RCBC Realty Corp., RCBC Land, Inc., Malayan Insurance Company, Inc., Business World Publishing Corporation, City and Land Developers, Inc., Luisita Industrial Park Corporation, Niyog Property Holdings, Inc., ALTO Pacific Company, Inc., Malayan Colleges, Inc., RCBC Bankard Services Corporation, AY Foundation, Inc., and YGC Corporate Services, Inc., among others.
Mr. Virata is an independent director of the following listed companies outside the YGC: Belle Corporation and Lopez Holdings Corporation.
Mr. Virata held various key positions in the Philippine government including Prime Minister, Secretary/Minister of Finance, Chairman of the Committee on Finance of the Batasan Pambansa (National Assembly), member of the Monetary Board, and Chairman of the Land Bank of the Philippines. He likewise served as Governor for the Philippines to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the International Fund for Agriculture Development. He was Chairman of the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund from 1976 to 1980 and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. Prior to his Government positions, he was a Professor and Dean of the College of Business Administration of the University of the Philippines and Principal, SyCip Gorres Velayo and Company, Management Services Division.
He attended continuing education seminars faciliated by RCBC in 2013 covering the following topics: SEC Corporate Governance Initiatives/Trends in Regulatory Framework, Updates on the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001, Basel III and Financial Regulatory Reform, and Evaluating Risks in Project Finance Transactions, and Corporate Governance seminar conducted by SGV & Co. for the directors and key officers of RCBC, RCBC subsidiaries and affiliates on September 5, 2015.
Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration, University of Hawaii, USA; Certified Public Accountant, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, USA
He started with Citibank in Hong Kong as a Management Associate in 1980 and served in various capacities until he was named Head of Corporate and Investment Banking business for Greater China, a position he held until his retirement from Citi in 2007. He worked briefly as Deputy Chief Executive for Bank of China (Hong Kong) in 2008. Mr. Chan is currently a Senior Adviser at CVC Capital Partners and The Bank of East Asia, Limited and holds various board seats in listed companies, government statutory bodies and NGOs in Hongkong including, among others, AFFIN Holdings Berhad, The Community Chest of Hongkong, East Asia Futures Limited, East Asia Securities Company Limited, and Hongkong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, in addition to various other seats in important committees of various institutions. He is currently an Honorary Advisory Vice-President at Hong Kong Institute of Bankers and a Member of the Financial Reporting Council of Hongkong. Mr. T.C. Chan completed both his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii in the United States.
He attended the Orientation Course on Corporate Governance conducted by the Institute of Corporate Directors in March 2012, "Corporate Governance and Listing – What Comes Next?" and "Board Effectivements – Factors for Long Term Strategy in the Financial Services Industry" conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited in 2012. He also attended a seminar on Updates in Money Laundering facilitated for the RCBC Board in 2013.
MA degree, Oxford University, England; Accredited Fellow, Institute of Directors, New Zealand; International Fellow of Mudara-Institute of Directors, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mr. Richard Gordon Alexander Westlake has been a director of the Bank since October 1, 2014.
He is also a founder and managing director of Westlake Governance, a New Zealand-based globally focused business now regarded as a leading adviser in Corporate Governance. Mr. Westlake has over 20 years of experience as Director and Board Chairman. He is currently the Independent Chairman of the Careerforce Industry Training Organisation Limited, and Independent Director and Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee of Dairy Goat Co-operative (N.Z.) Limited, the world's leading producer and exporter of goat milk infant formula.
Previous roles include chairmanship of Intergen Limited, the Standards Council of New Zealand; Deputy Chairman of Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited; Establishment Chairman of Meteorological Service of New Zealand and Quotable Value Limited; and he was founding director of Kiwibank Ltd for ten years.
He is currently a nominee director of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which commissioned and published his book, "Guidance for the Directors of Banks.
BS Psychology, Chung Yuan University, Taiwan; Master of Business Administration, Indiana University, USA; MA Poetry, University of Paris, France
Mr. John Law has been a director of the Bank since April 27, 2015.
He is also currently a Senior Advisor for Greater China for Taipei-based company Oliver Wyman in Taipei, and is member of the Board of Directors of Far East Horizon, Ltd. in Hongkong, BNP Paribas (China) Ltd., and Bank of Hangzhou, also in China. In the past, he held Board seats in several financial institutions around the world, including the Industrial Bank (China), UBS Securities Co. Ltd. (China), Bank of Nanjing (China), Sacombank (Vietnam), and SinoPac Securities Ltd. (Taiwan), and was connected in various capacities with the International Finance Corporation/Worldbank, Citibank (N.A.), and Morgan Trust Company of New York, a 100% subsidiary of JP Morgan.
He attended the the Financial Crisis Response: International Consultation conducted by International Finance Corporation/Global Governance Forum in June 2009 and the High Level Meeting on Governance of Bank Subsidiaries also conducted by the International
Bachelor of Science in Control Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan; Bachelor of Law, National Taiwan University, Taiwan; Master of Business Administration/Information Management, National Central University, Taiwan
Mr. Yuh-Shing (Francis) Peng has been a director of the Bank since 27 April 2015.
He is an Executive Vice President of Cathay United Bank, handling various departments, particularly the International Banking Department, Corporate Banking Strategy and Product Department, and Offshore Banking Unit. He also served in various capacities with Citibank N.A. in Hongkong, Citibank Taiwan Limited, and Citibank Taipei.
He attended the seminar on Banking Internal Control and Audit in 2010, Trust Industry Training for Executives in 2013 and Trust Industry Training for Supervising Officers in 2013 conducted by Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance. He also attended the internal training on Internal Audit and Check Practice and Debt and Liabilities in 2013 and internal training on Executives Leadership in 2014 by the Cathay United Bank
BA Commerce and Economics and BS Commerce with a major in Accounting, De La Salle University, Philippines
Mr. Armando M. Medina has been an Independent Director of the Bank since 2003.
He is a member of various board committees of the Bank, including the Audit Committee, Risk Oversight Committee, Corporate Governance Committee, and Technology Committee. He is also an Independent Director of RCBC Savings Bank, RCBC Capital Corporation, and Malayan Insurance Co. Inc.
He attended continuing education seminars conducted by RCBC in 2013 covering the following topics: SEC Corporate Governance Initiatives/Trends in Regulatory Framework, Updates on the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001, Basel III and Financial Regulatory Reform, and Evaluating Risks in Project Finance Transactions. He also attended the corporate governance seminars conducted by SGV & Co. for the directors and key officers of RCBC, RCBC subsidiaries and affiliates on March 22, 2014 and September 5, 2015.