Board of Directors

Justo A. Ortiz

Justo A. Ortiz
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Member:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Market Risk Committee
  • Nominations Committee
  • Compensation & Remuneration Committee
  • Corporate Governance Committee.

Age: 58 years old

Academic Qualification: 
AB Economics, Honors Program
[Ateneo De Manila University, Philippines]

Date of First Appointment:
July 23, 1993

Justo A. Ortiz serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UnionBank. He is also currently the Chairman of Union Properties, Inc. (UPI), Director of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc, Director of Bankers Association of the Philippines, Member of Philippine Trade Foundation, Inc. and World Presidents Organization. Prior to his stint in UnionBank, he was Managing Partner for Global Finance and Country Executive for Investment Banking at Citibank N.A. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Economics from Ateneo de Manila University.

UnionBank Chairman and CEO Justo A. Ortiz was conferred the degree of Doctor in Humanities Honoris Causa, by the University of Santo Tomas (UST) on December 11, 2015.  UST bestowed this singular honor in recognition of Mr. Ortiz’ sterling accomplishments and commitment to the conservation of cultural heritage, and his deep involvement in the preservation and promotion of the UST Miguel de Benavides Library Heritage and Rare Books Collection.

Jon Ramon M. Aboitiz

Jon Ramon M. Aboitiz
Vice Chairman, Director

Chairman:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Nominations Committee

Vice Chairman:

  • Corporate Governance Committee

Member

  • Audit Committee
  • Operations Risk Management Committee
  • Compensation & Remuneration Committee

Alternate Member:

  • Market Risk Committee

Age: 67 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Management
[Santa Clara University, California, USA]

Date of First Appointment: October 11, 1988

Jon Ramon M. Aboitiz serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Bank. He is currently Chairman of Aboitiz & Co., Inc. and Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.,a Cebu-based investment and management enterprise, engaged in numerous and diverse business concerns ranging from power-generation and distribution, banking and financial services, real estate development, construction, food, ship building and cement. Mr. Aboitiz began his career with the Aboitiz Group in 1970 right after graduation from Sta. Clara University, California with a degree of B.S. Commerce major in Management. He became President of Aboitiz & Company in 1991 until 2008. He was President and CEO of Aboitiz Equity Ventures from 1993- 2008. Presently, he holds various positions in the Aboitiz Group including Vice Chairman of Aboitiz Power, Vice Chairman of Union Bank of the Philippines and Chairman of the Bank's Committees namely: Executive Committee, Risk Management Committee and Nominations Committee ; Vice Chairman, Compensation and Remuneration Committee, and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Aboitiz is a director of ICTSI* and is a member of its Audit Committee. He is also a Director of Bloomberry Resorts Corporation* and is Chairman of its Audit Committee. He is Vice President and trustee for the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, a trustee and a member of the Executive Committee of The Philippine Business for Social Progress and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Coca-Cola Export Corporation (Philippines).
Edwin R. Bautista

Edwin R. Bautista
Director, President & Chief Operating Officer

Member:

  • Trust Committee
  • Market Risk Committee

Alternate Member:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee

Age: 55 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
[De La Salle University]
Masters in Business Administration
[De La Salle University]
Advanced Management Program
[Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States] 

Date of First Appointment:
January 1, 2016

Edwin R. Bautista serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank. He is also currently Director of the UnionBank, City Savings Bank, Inc., First Union Plans, Inc., Union Properties, Inc. and First Union Direct Corp. He served as Senior Executive Vice President of the Bank from 2011 to 2015. He acted as President of the International Exchange Bank in 2006, until its merger with UnionBank. He was Senior Vice-President of UnionBank from 1997 to 2001 and Executive Vice President from 2001 to 2011. He previously worked as Senior Brand Manager at Procter and Gamble, Marketing and Sales Director of the Philippines and Guam at American Express International and Vice President/Group Head of Transaction Banking at Citibank.
Erramon Isidro M. Aboitiz

Erramon Isidro M. Aboitiz
Director

Chairman:

  • Market Risk Committee

Member:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Compensation & Remuneration Committee
  • Corporate Governance Committee

Age: 59 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science Major in Accounting and Finance
[Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA]

Date of First Appointment: October 11, 1988

Erramon Isidro M. Aboitiz serves as Director of the Bank. He currently sits as President and Chief Executive Officer of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. and he holds the same position for Aboitiz & Company, Inc. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Aboitiz Power Corporation. He is also the Chairman of Aboitiz Renewables, Inc., Therma Power, Inc., SN Aboitiz Power, Davao Light & Power Co., Cotabato Light & Power Co., Subic EnerZone Corp., San Fernando Electric Light and Power Co., Aboitizland and Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. He also sits as Director of Pilmico Foods Corp., and Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation.
Stephen George A. Paradies

Stephen George A. Paradies
Director

Chairman:

  • Operations Risk Management Committee

Vice Chairman

  • Audit Committee

Member

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Market Risk Management Committee

Age: 62 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Business Management
[Santa Clara University California, USA]

Date of First Appointment: October 11, 1988

Stephen George A. Paradies serves as Director of the Bank. He also serves as Director of Union Properties, Inc., Chairman of the Operations Risk Management Committee and Vice Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Bank. He is also a Director of Aboitiz Construction Group Inc., Int'l. Container Terminal Services Inc., ICTSI Ltd., Metaphil International, Inc. & Prism Energy, Inc. He is currently Senior Vice President/Finance, Treasurer and Board Adviser of Aboitiz & Company, Inc., and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro-Electric Development Corporation.
Juan Antonio E. Bernad

Juan Antonio E. Bernad
Director

Chairman:

  • Trust Committee

Age: 59 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
[Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines]
Masters in Business Administration
[Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, USA]

Date of First Appointment: January 27, 1995

Juan Antonio E. Bernad serves as Director of the Bank. He is also currently Senior Vice President of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.(since 1995), Executive Vice President – Strategy & Regulatory Affairs of Aboitiz Power Corporation (since 1998) and Director Cotabato Light & Power Corporation (since 1989). His other directorships include Visayan Electric Co. (since 2009), San Fernando Electric Company (since 2001) and EVP-Regulatory Affairs of Davao Light & Power Corporation (since 1989).

Amado D. Valdez
Director

Member:
  • Executive Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Operations Risk Management Committee
  • Nomination Committee

Alternate Member:

  • Risk Management Committee
  • Market Risk Committee
  • Corporate Governance Committee

Age: 70 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Arts [Manuel L. Quezon University]
Bachelor of Laws [University of the East]
Masters in Business Economics [University of Asia and the Pacific]
Advance Studies in International Business Law [National University of Singapore]
Doctor of Humanities HC [Laguna State Polytechnic University]
Doctor of Philosophy HC [Akamai University, Hawaii]

Date of First Appointment: November 25, 2016

Mr. Amado D. Valdez serves as a Director of the Bank. On October 10, 2016, he was appointed as the Chairman of Social Security Commission. He is also serves as an Independent Director of Radiowealth Finance Corp. since October 2012 and as a Director of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) since November 2016. He served in various positions in the academe – Chairman and Chairman Emeritus of Philippine Association of Law Schools, Dean of U.E College of Law, Chairman, Board of Regents Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Member of Philippine Judicial Academy, Trustee of Laguna State Polytechnic University and also of Universidad de Manila. He held various positions in government institutions – Chairman of Ospital ng Maynila, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Philconsa, Member of John Hay Management Corporation, Executive Director of Presidential Commission on the Visiting Forces, Chief Government Counsel of the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC), Trustee of Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System, General Attorney of US Naval Base, Director of Ministry of Agrarian Reform, and a Member of TECH Group of Cooperative Development Authority. He was also a Legal Aid Director of theIntegrated Bar of the Philippines and was an Independent Director of Philex Mining Corp.
Sabin M. Aboitiz

Sabin M. Aboitiz
Director

Member:

  • Operations Risk Management Committee

Alternate Member:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Corporate Governance Committee

Age: 51 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Finance
[Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA]

Date of First Appointment: May 24, 2012

Sabin M. Aboitiz serves as Director of the Bank. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pilmico Foods Corporation and Aseagas Corporation, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV). He is also the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Aboitiz Equity Ventures. Concurrently, he is the President of Philippine Flour Millers Association, Inc. (PAFMIL). He sits as Director of SN Aboitiz Power Group, Manila Oslo Renewable Energy, Aboitiz Foundation, Inc., Aboitiz Land Inc., CRH-Aboitiz, Republic Cement and Building Materials, Inc., Aboitiz Power Generation, Inc. and Weather Philippines Foundation Inc. as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He spent most of his professional life with Aboitiz Transport, Inc. and his last position was as President and Chief Executive Officer of one of its subsidiaries, Aboitiz One, Inc. (owner of the 2GO brand) which is now called 2GO Group, Inc.
Carlos B. Raymond, Jr.

Carlos B. Raymond, Jr.
Independent Director

Chairman:

  • Audit Committee

Member:

  • Risk Management Committee
  • Corporate Governance Committee
  • Compensation & Remuneration Committee
  • Related Party Transaction Committee

Age: 75 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing
[University of the Philippines]

Date of First Appointment: May 25, 2012

Carlos B. Raymond, Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Bank. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Bank and member of the Bank’s committees namely: Corporate Governance Committee, Risk Management Committee, Compensation and Remuneration Committee, and Related Party Transaction Committee. He is also a director/corporate secretary of Manuel Teves, Inc., a Negros- based sugarcane plantation, and chairman of Pacific Healthcare Philippines, Inc. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Payatas Orione Foundation Inc. and Dualtech Training Center Foundation, Inc. He retired from Eli Lilly and Company in 2003.
Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno (Ret.)

Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno (Ret.)
Independent Director

Chairman:

  • Corporate Governance Committee
  • Related Party Transaction Committee
  • Compensation & Remuneration Committee

Member:

  • Audit Committee
  • Market Risk Committee
  • Nomination Committee

Alternate Member:

  • Operations Risk Management Committee

 

Age: 75 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Laws
[University of the Philippines]
Master of Comparative Laws
[Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA]
Master of Laws
[University of California, Berkeley, USA]

Date of First Appointment: January 1, 2013

Reynato S. Puno serves as Independent Director of the Bank. He was a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 2007 to 2010. He also serves as an Independent Director of San Miguel Corporation, San Miguel Brewery Hongkong, Ltd., Commissioner, PT Delta DJakarta Tbk., Marcventures Holdings Inc., and Board Member, Manila Standard Today. He was Regent of the UP Board of Regents until August 2014. He was then an Independent Director of Manila Bulletin from 2010 to 2011. He also held various positions in the government such as – Assistant Solicitor General in the Office of the Solicitor General from 1971 to 1982; Associate Justice in the Intermediate Appellate Court from 1983 to 1984; Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Justice from 1984 to 1986; Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals from 1986 to 1993 and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1993 to 2007.
Luis Miguel O. Aboitiz

Luis Miguel O. Aboitiz
Director

Member:

  • Operations Risk Management Committee
  • Technology Steering Committee

Alternate Member:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee

Age: 51 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
[Santa Clara University, USA]
Masters in Business Administration
[University of California, Berkeley, USA]

Date of First Appointment: May 23, 2014

Luis Miguel O. Aboitiz serves as Director of the Bank. He is currently EVP and COO for Corporate Business group of Aboitiz Power Corporation. He is also a director of several Aboitiz subsidiaries including Aboitiz Co., Aboitiz Renewables, Cebu Private Power Corporation, Inc., Davao Light & Power Corporation, Aboitiz Energy Services, Inc., Steag State Power Corp, SN Aboitiz Power and Pilmico Foods, Inc. He also sits as Director, Chairman and President of Philippine Independent Power Producers Association and Director of Philippine Electric Market Corporation.
Dr. Francisco S.A. Sandejas

Dr. Francisco S.A. Sandejas
Independent Director

Chairman:

  • Technology Steering Committee

Member:

  • Executive Committee
  • Related Party Transaction Committee

Age: 48 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics
[University of the Philippines]
Masters in Electrical Engineering
[Stanford University, USA]
PhD, Electrical Engineering
[Stanford University, USA]

Date of First Appointment: May 23, 2014

Dr. Francisco “Paco” S.A. Sandejas serves as an Independent Director of the Bank. He is also the Chairman of the Technology Steering Committee of the Bank. He is the President of Narra Ventures, a venture capital management and advisory group that has invested in over 25 high-technology companies. He also serves as Executive Chairman of Stratpoint Technologies, Inc. and Xepto Computing Inc.; and he serves on the board of Colixo, a payment solutions company. Dr. Sandejas also sits as a board director to investment portfolio companies of Narra Venture Capital Management LLC in Silicon Valley and other technology clusters in the United States. He completed his Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and his Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics (summa cum laude) from University of the Philippines. He has co-invented the Grating Light Valve (GLV), has 6 US and international patents, and co-founded the Brain Gain Network (www.BGN.org). Dr. Sandejas is an active consultant with the Philippine Government. He advises De La Salle University and the University of the Philippines, sits on the board of the Philippine S&T Development Foundation, and chairs the Southridge Alumni Association.
Mona Lisa B. Dela Cruz

Mona Lisa B. Dela Cruz
Director

Vice Chairman:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee

Age: 58 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Statistics
[University of the Philippines]
Masters in Mathematics major in Actuarial Science
[University of Michigan, USA]

Date of First Appointment: May 22, 2015

Mona Lisa B. Dela Cruz serves as Director of the Bank. She sits as President and Chief Operating Officer and a Trustee of Insular Life Assurance Co. Ltd. She also sits as Director of Insular Life Health Care, Inc., ILAC General Agency, Inc., Insular Investment Corporation, Home Credit Mutual Building & Loan Association, Insular Life Development & Management Corporation, Mapfre Insular Insurance Corporation, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation and a Trustee of Insular Life Foundation, Inc. She is also a fellow of the Actuarial Association of the Philippines, associate of the Society of Actuaries, U.S.A. and a member of the International Actuarial Association.
Emmanuel F. Dooc

Emmanuel F. Dooc
Director

Member: 

  • Risk Management Committee
  • Trust Committee
  • Market Risk Committee
  • Compensation and Remuneration Committee
  • Corporate Governance Committee

Alternate Member: 

  • Executive Committee
  • Operations Risk Management Committee
  • Nominations Committee

Age: 67 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education [Mabini Colleges]
Bachelors of Law [San Beda College of Law]

Date of First Appointment: December 16, 2016

Mr. Emmanuel F. Dooc serves as a Director of the Bank. On November 17, 2016, he was appointed as the President and CEO of Social Security System (SSS). Prior to this, he was the Commissioner of the Insurance Commission (IC) from 2011 to 2016. As the Commissioner of the IC, he was also a member of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC). He served as a Trustee of The ASEAN Insurance Training and Research Institute (AITRI), Asian Reinsurance Corporation (ARC), and Jose B. Fernandez Center Board, Asian Institute of Management (AIM). He was also a Chairman Emeritus of Insurance Institute for Asia and the Pacific (IIAP) and Mutual Exchange Forum on Inclusive Insurance. He was also a Vice-Chairman of ARC. He held various positions in PhilamLife Group – SVP & Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President & General Counsel, FVP for Policy Owners Services. He also served as Vice President for Claims at American International Assurance, a Senior Manager in Legal Division at Paic Savings Bank and a Tax Supervisor in SGV.
Nina Perpetua D. Aguas

Nina Perpetua D. Aguas
Director

Member:

  • Trust Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Compensation & Remuneration Committee
  • Corporate Governance Committee

Alternate Member:

  • Executive Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Market Risk Committee Alter
  • Operations Risk Management Committee

Age: 63 years old

Academic Qualification: 
Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting
[University of Santo Tomas]

Date of First Appointment: January 4, 2016

Nina Perpetua D. Aguas serves as Director of the Bank. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Trustees of The Insular Life Assurance Co., Ltd. She was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Philippine Bank of Communications from August 2012 to March 2015. Prior to this, she was the Managing Director for Private Banking, Asia-Pacific at ANZ Banking Group Ltd., Singapore. She also held various positions with Citigroup Inc. - Managing Director for Corporate Center Compliance, New York; Country Business Manager, Global Consumer Group, Philippines; Head of Sales & Distribution, Global Consumer Group, Philippines, and; Regional Audit Director, Citigroup, Asia-Pacific.
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