30 January 2015, Makati, Philippines. Security Bank Corporation (PSE: SECB) held its annual economic and business forum at the Fairmont Hotel, Makati. The much-anticipated “by-invitation only” forum brought together some of the most prominent analysts, decision-makers, and business leaders from across different industries to tackle business perspectives and general economic outlook.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor, Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. delivered a keynote message along with other guest speakers: William Pesek, Jr., Award-winning journalist and Tokyo-based columnist for Bloomberg, provided insights on economics, business, markets, and politics in the Philippines and throughout the Asian-Pacific region; Rafael Garchitorena, Managing Director of Deutsche Regis Partners, a renowned brokerage firm, shared his insights on business opportunities and prospects in the market equities; and Atty. Gilbert Teodoro, business leader and former cabinet secretary, discussed needed efforts to support economic growth and other factors that affect businesses in the country.
Karen Davila, TV Anchor of ANC News Channel, hosted the event together with seasoned economic journalist and Business Nightly News anchor, Coco Alcuaz, who moderated the open forum.
The forum which runs annually is one of the distinguished private economic gatherings in the Philippines that provides business analysis and economic forecasts to clients in the corporate, treasury, investment, commercial and retail segment. The forum aims to realize a transparent financial and business reporting on the prevailing market conditions and future prospects of Philippine businesses.