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Mr. Gil Buenaventura
President and CEO

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp.


Mr. Buenaventura, a seasoned banker, is the new president and chief executive officer of RCBC effective July 1. He will also be representing RCBC in the ABA Board of Directors.
Mr. Buenaventura, 63, steered DBP to unprecedented growth in terms of income and total resources. DBP is among the top 10 banks in the country.
DBP is the Philippine's seventh largest bank in terms of assets with 508.46 billion pesos and 10th in terms of capital with 37.66 billion pesos last year.
Mr. Buenaventura was a former senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and president and chief executive officer of Prudential Bank when it was acquired by BPI.
He also served as executive vice president of Citytrust Banking Corp. and a Citibanker for 18 years where he started as chief of staff to the country head and rose to become vice president, group head and senior credit officer.
Mr. Buenaventura obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of San Francisco and his MBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin.
At BPI, he was in charge of the bank's major revenue-generating businesses and was either chairman or a member of the board of directors of BPI's various subsidiaries.
He also managed the bank's special business units and several subsidiaries, and exercised direct oversight over non-revenue areas including information systems, human resources, and central operations.

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