About Us

Equicom Savings Bank, Inc. (EqB) is a duly licensed thrift bank whose main office branch sits at the heart of the Makati central business district. EqB has branches throughout Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

EqB was the first ever recipient of the “Pagtugon Award” bestowed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in recognition of EqB’s efforts to be the country’s most responsive bank in addressing the customers’ needs expeditiously and treating “Responsiveness” as an essential quality of service excellence. The award validates EqB’s vision of delivering excellent service and providing responsive and innovative solutions to its customers. Customer Service is always at the forefront of EqB’s unrelenting drive to give its clients the best banking experience.

EqB’s range of products and services are designed to help our customers get ahead – from deposits, consumer loans, credit, debit and prepaid cards, and cash management facilities. Our customers can access any one of EqB’s ATMs located nationwide. For businesses, there is the business/corporate loan program. For those who have been wanting to build their dream house, purchase a new car, or even planning a much needed holiday, they can always turn to EqB’s housing, car, personal and salary loan programs. And of course, wherever and whenever our clients go, there is the ever dependable 24/7 banking experience via the internet and mobile banking facilities.

EqB is a member of the Equicom Group, a diversified conglomerate composed primarily of companies in information technology, healthcare and financial services.

About The Chairman

Mr. Antonio L. Go is the Chairman of the EqB Board. Mr. Go has an extensive bank track record, having been the former Chairman of Equitable PCI Bank. He was also the Founder and President of Equitable Card Network (ECN). Established in 1989, ECN was the Philippines’ leading credit card company and had the distinction of being the only card issuer which carried the four major global credit card brands – VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and JCB. Moreover, Mr. Go was a member of the Executive Committee of VISA International Worldwide, Chairman of VISA International Asia-Pacific from 1998-2005 and served as Director since 1980.

About The Vice Chairman

Mr. Rene J. Buenaventura, the former President & Chief Executive Officer of Equitable PCI Bank, now serves as the EqB Board Vice Chairman.

Mission & Vision

 

Mission

We provide a highly rewarding and significantly beneficial experience to our stakeholders by:

  • Delivering efficient and personalized service to our customers.
  • Ensuring the professional growth and personal well-being of our employees.
  • Optimizing return on shareholder investment.
  • Maximizing synergy with business partners and Promoting corporate social responsibility.

 

Vision

We are the preferred savings bank with a highly competent and dedicated professional team committed to delivering excellent service and providing responsive and innovative solutions to our chosen markets.

Board of Directors

 

Antonio L. Go – Chairman
Rene J. Buenaventura – Vice Chairman
Amb. Roberto R. Romulo – Director
Dr. Roberto K. Macasaet – Director
Esther W. Go – Director

 

Atty. Alan David L. Matutina – Director
Antonio B. Inumerable – Independent Director
Mina C. Figueroa – Independent Director
Dr. Kenneth Y. Hartigan-Go – Independent Director

Senior Management

ALAN DAVID L. MATUTINA
President

ROSARIO S. BAUTISTA
Vice President & Head – Diliman Branch

ATTY. DARWIN R. BAWAR
Head – Legal and Remedial Management Division

SERAFIN L. BERNARDO IV
Vice President & Head – Bank Operations Division

MARIA CLARA D. CHUA
Vice President & Head – Account Management Division

JOSELITO B. COBARRUBIAS
Vice President & Head – Branch Banking Group

MARIA LIRIO E. DU
Vice President & Head – VisMin Area and Cebu Branch

VINCENT A. FLORES
Vice President & Head – Iloilo Branch

RAINELDA I. GRAVES
Vice President & Head – Human Resources Division and Concurrent Branch Head – Main Office Branch

ORLANDO R. JAVIER
Vice President & Head – Luzon Branches and Legarda Branch

ROUSSEL E. LARGER
Vice President & Head – Consumer Finance Division

MA. THERESA G. MANGIBIN
Vice President & Head – SME and Business Loans

WHO B. OLANDEZ
Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

LOURDES S. TURNO
Vice President & Head – Mandaue Branch

RENE R. GUILLERGAN, JR.
Vice President & Head – Digital Banking Division

ROMALLEE P. AGUIRRE
Assistant Vice President, Head – Metro Manila and Luzon Area, Account Management Division

MA. THERESA F. ATIENZA
Assistant Vice President, Data Protection Officer & Head – Consumer Assistance Division

MELANIE P. ELIZONDO
Assistant Vice President & Head – Calamba Branch

MARIA RACHELLE A. FAJATIN
Assistant Vice President & Head – Treasury Division and Corporate Planning Office

JOHN T. FLORENDO
Assistant Vice President & Chief Risk Officer

HERMINIGILDO L. GATBONTON
Assistant Vice Presiden & Head – Finance and General Accounting Division

RUBY TERESA E. GONZAGA
Assistant Vice President & Head – Internal Audit Division

ELMER M. PLANTA
Assistant Vice President & Head – Information Technology Department

CORINNE M. RODRIGUEZ
Assistant Vice President & Officer In-Charge – Consumer Credit Services Division

JERILYN V. SALAZAR
Assistant Vice President & Head – Salary Loan and Personal Loan Sales Department

SHERYLL K. SAN JOSE
Assistant Vice President & Head – Card Operations Support Department & Treasury Operations Support Department

JOACHIM VICENTE Z. COLMENARES
Assistant Vice President & Chief Information Officer