BMAP officers meet BSP Governor Diokno to boost partnership

BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno (6th from left) with the BMAP 2019 Board of Directors and Officers. (L-R) BMAP Director for Ways and Means Hannah Regina Lopez (BDO); BMAP Auditor Janette Abad Santos (Robinsons Bank); BMAP Director for Membership Judith Songlingco (PBB); BMAP President Mike Villa-Real (Veterans Bank); BSP Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier; BSP Center for Learning and Inclusion Advocacy Head and Managing Director Pia Tayag; BMAP Secretary Charina Balanquit (UCPB); BMAP Director for Programs Aileen Lamasuta (BPI); BMAP Director for Publicity and Digital Marketing Mai Sangalang (Standard Chartered Bank) and BMAP Chair for Election, Yayu Javier (Avanza, Inc.). Not in photo are: BMAP Vice President Mary Ann Reyes-Ducanes (China Bank); BMAP Treasurer Emmanuel Mari K. Valdez (RCBC); BMAP Director for Industry Relations and Banking Code and Financial Inclusions Catherine Rowena Villanueva (Land Bank of the Philippines).

THE 2019 Board of Directors and Officers of the Bank Marketing Association of the Philippines (BMAP) met with Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno and other BSP officials recently at the BSP complex in Manila. They were joined by BSP Deputy Governor for Financial Supervision Sector Chuchi Fonacier and BSP Managing Director and Head of Center for Learning and Inclusion Advocacy Pia Tayag.

BMAP, the premier association of bank marketing and communication professionals in the country since 1974, has been working closely with the BSP in support of its flagship advocacy programs such as Project BSP Reaches Out (Project BRO), Banking On Your Future (BOYF) Kiddie and Teen Account Program, Financial Education and Inclusion Program and the Annual Financial Education Expo.

BMAP assured the BSP officials that it will continue to intensify its support to improve delivery, reach and outcome of the central bank’s advocacies particuarly on financial inclusion, consumer protection and financial education.

Other initiatives discussed were the 3rd Bank Marketing Awards and helping the BSP in disseminating information on digitization and electronic payment system, and understanding of the amendments to “The New Central Bank Act” which was signed into law last February, which will bolster the capability of the BSP to safeguard price and financial system stability.


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