Jeronimo U. Kilayko
Jeronimo U. Kilayko is Director, President and CEO of UCPB. He was the former Vice Chairman of Bank of Commerce and former President of Central Visayas Finance Corporation. He was the Director and President of San Miguel Properties, Inc. From 1998 to 2002, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UCPB, CIIF Oil Mills, UCPB General Insurance Co. Inc., United Coconut Planters Life Assurance Corporation and United Coconut Chemicals, Inc. He also served as Vice Chairman for Dutch Boy Philippines and has held various executive positions in Asean Finance Corporation-Singapore, Land Bank of the Philippines and Bank of America. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Commerce from De La Salle University.
Edmond E. Bernardo
Edmond E. Bernardo has 32 years of experience with UCPB since he joined the Bank in December 1977. He has headed various branches in Mindanao
and later became the Regional Head for Mindanao. Currently, he is the Head of the Branch Banking Group of UCPB. He is a Certified Public
Accountant and has served in the past as President and Director of UCPB Savings Bank. He was also a past Director of UCPB Rural Bank.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Accounting, from the Ateneo de Zamboanga University.
Eulogio V. Catabran III
Eulogio V. Catabran III joined UCPB in January 2006
as Head of Treasury Banking Group, which offers alternative financial instruments to the investing public to include short
term money market placements, fixed income securities and foreign exchange services. He has 17 years of experience in banking
and finance, including his service as Senior Vice President of Chinatrust (Philippines) Commercial Bank. Mr. Catabran is a
candidate for the Master of Business Economics at the University of Asia and the Pacific. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in
Management Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University.
Higinio O. Macadaeg, Jr.
Higinio O. Macadaeg, Jr. joined UCPB as Group Head and Chief Credit Officer (CCO) of Credit &
Supervision Group in September 2003. He has 25 years of experience in banking and finance, including
senior executive positions in Equitable PCIBank, Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Solid Bank Corporation,
Standard Chartered Bank, and Citytrust Banking Corporation. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Management
from the Ateneo de Manila University.
Cesar A. Rubio
Cesar A. Rubio joined UCPB as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Support Services Group in September 2003.
He is a Certified Public Accountant and previously held senior executive positions in Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation,
and Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company. He likewise served as Director of Merchants Savings and Loan Association.
He earned his Master of Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management and Bachelor of Science in Commerce,
Major in Accounting, from De La Salle University.
Evangelina P. Samonte
Evangelina P. Samonte joined UCPB as Group Head of Operations Group in April 2004. She is a Certified Public Accountant
and has held senior executive positions in Philippine Bank of Communications, Solid Bank Corporation and International Corporate Bank.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Accounting (cum laude), from the
University of Nueva Caceres.
Ramon B. Tañafranca
Ramon B. Tañafranca joined UCPB as Group Head of Information and Technology Management Group in January 2008 to manage the Bank's information
systems and IT resources, information security and productivity initiatives. He has over 30 years of Information and Communications
Technology experience with over 20 years in the banking industry. He was the former Executive Vice President of International Exchange
Bank's Information and Technology Management Cluster. He was also the former Development Center Head of United Coconut Planters Bank
and Information Technology Department Head of UCPB Savings Bank. He earned his Bachelor of Arts, Major in Mathematics, from the Far Eastern University
Jose A. Barcelon
Jose A. Barcelon joined UCPB as Assistant Corporate Secretary in February 2002.
He was later appointed as Corporate Secretary and Head of the Legal Services Group.
He is also the Corporate Secretary of United Coconut Planters Life Assurance Corp., UCPB General Insurance, Inc., and Cocoplans.
He has served as Director and Corporate Secretary of UCPB Savings Bank, UCPB Securities, Inc., UCPB Leasing and Finance Corp., UCPB Properties, Inc.,
United Coconut Planters International, United Funds, Inc., Silahis Marketing Corp., Minola Refining Corporation, San Pablo Manufacturing Corp.,
and Granex, U.S.A. Atty. Barcelon was previously a Partner of R.B. Ancheta Law Office and Mendoza and Barcelon Law Office.
He was also a former Special Legislative Officer at the Senate of the Philippines. He earned his Bachelor of
Laws and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.
Norman Martin C. Reyes
Norman Martin C. Reyes joined UCPB as Head of the Marketing Group in December 2009. He handles product management, product marketing and corporate
communications for the Bank. He has over 17 years of experience in banking and finance, including prior executive positions in Citibank N.A.,
UnionBank and Royal Bank of Scotland. He earned his Master in Business Administration from the Asian Institute of Management and his Bachelor
of Arts in Economics from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.
Alexandra C. Deveras
Alexandra C. Deveras has 10 years of experience in the investment industry and joined UCPB as Chief Investment Officer in April 2007.
She was appointed Head of the Trust Banking Group of the Bank. She was former Chief Dealer of Solid Bank and former Head of Investments
of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, Trust Division. She graduated from Menlo
College (U.S.A.) with a degree in Business Administration (magna cum laude).
Ildefonso R. Jimenez
Ildefonso R. Jimenez joined UCPB as Corporate Secretary in February 2012.
He is a professorial lecturer in the College of Law, University of the Philippines.
He also serves as the Corporate Secretary of the University of the Philippines Foundation, Inc.
He is a former Senior Counsel and the Assistant Corporate Secretary of the
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
Atty. Jimenez was previously a Partner at Padilla Jimenez Kintanar & Asuncion Law Offices.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Economics and Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines.
Maria Paz Q. Cuevas
Maria Paz Q. Cuevas has over 39 years of experience in Treasury Operations, Market Risk, Information Technology and Human Resources.
She joined the bank in November 1989 and managed projects such as Information planning, Loans, Treasury, Trade Finance and MIS integrated systems like ALM and Account Profitability.
Units that she headed include Treasury Operations, Human Resources, Automation Project Management Office and Market Risk. She is currently the Chief Risk Officer and Head of the Risk Management Division of UCPB.
She earned her Bachelors of Science in Education major in Mathematics and major in Chemistry (Magna Cum Laude) from St. Scholastica's College and her Masters in the Science of Mathematics from the
Ateneo de Manila University.
Frank C. Capalongan
Frank C. Capolongan has 20 years of experience with UCPB since he joined the Bank in September 1990. He previously headed the Project Finance
Department and was appointed Head of the Bank Compliance Division where he established and implemented the compliance program of the Bank.
He served as Executive Director of the Philippine Finance and Investment Company. He earned his Masters in Business Administration from the
University of the Philippines, Diliman, and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Marketing, from the University of
the Philippines, Diliman.
Pinky S. Derequito
Pinky S. Derequito has 29 years of experience in internal audit and credit review since she joined the Bank in February 1982.
She was appointed Head of the Internal Audit Division in February 2009. She is a Certified Public Accountant and earned her Bachelor
of Science in Commerce, Major in Accounting, from the University of Santo Tomas.
Franco P. Magalong
Franco P. Magalong has more than 30 years of banking experience. He joined the Bank in October 1991. He held senior positions in Credit, Account Management, Remedial Banking.
He was appointed as Head of the Supervised Credit Division – Remedial Banking in February 2005 and Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking Division in January 2008.
Prior to his appointment as President of UCPB Leasing and Fianance, he was the Chief Risk Officer and Head of the Risk Management Division of UCPB.He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management
from the Ateneo de Manila University.
Joseph C. Justiniano
Joseph C. Justiniano joined UCPB Savings Bank as President in January 2008. He has 22 years of experience in banking and finance,
and was formerly the Collection Head of Union Bank, International Exchange Bank and Insular Savings Bank. He was also previously
the Comptroller of Chargekard Corporation and Permaline Metals, Inc. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, from San Sebastian College.
Vincent K. De Leon
Vincent K. De Leon has 25 years of experience in Treasury since he joined the Bank in November 1985. While with Treasury, he has had extensive
experience in trading products from foreign exchange to fixed income as well as its operations and liquidity aspect. He was appointed President of
UCPB Securities, Inc. in March 2010. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics, from De La Salle University.