Simon R. Paterno
Executive Vice President
Bank of the Philippines Islands
Simon Paterno is Executive Vice President of the Bank of the Philippine Islands. He is responsible for managing the product businesses of the Bank, including Investment Banking, Corporate Loans and Transaction Banking, Retail Lending, Payments, Asset Management and Trust, Channels, and Deposits. He also oversees subsidiaries and affiliates in insurance, leasing, and merchant acquiring. He is a member of the Management Committee of BPI.
Before BPI, he represented CIMB in the Philippines in its search for a bank investment and in originating investment banking deals.
From 2004 to2012, he was Managing Director and Country Manager of Credit Suisse from 2004 to 2012. He also founded and served as Chairman of Credit Suisse Securities Philippines, Inc., the firm’s securities broker/dealer subsidiary. At the Development Bank of the Philippines, the Government-owned commercial bank, he served as President/CEO from 2002 to 2004. At the DBP he pioneered work on the maritime Ro-Ro network that links the archipelago.
He was concurrently Chairman of the LGU Guarantee Corporation and other DBP subsidiaries.