[from left] Security Bank Chairman Alberto S. Villarosa, MUFG Securities Americas, Inc.’s Director of Interest Rate Strategy Dr. John D. Herrmann, BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., accomplished economist & former Cabinet member Dr. Cielito F. Habito and Security Bank President and CEO Alfonso Salcedo, Jr.
Security Bank Corporation (PSE: SECB) held its annual economic and business forum at the Main Ballroom of the Raffles & Fairmont Hotel in Makati City on November 23. The much-anticipated “by-invitation only” forum engages and connects some of the most respected analysts, decision-makers and business leaders across different industries to share and exchange business perspectives and general economic outlooks.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor, Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. delivered a keynote message along with other esteemed guest speakers: Dr. John D. Herrmann, renowned US economics and interest rate forecaster and MUFG Securities Americas, Inc.’s Director of Interest Rate Strategy shared his insights on US rate movements and political transformation and its impact to the Philippines and throughout the Asia-Pacific region; and Dr. Cielito F. Habito, accomplished economist, professor, former Cabinet member and columnist for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, discussed the Philippine government’s 10-point agenda and how it will affect the country’s economy in the next six years.
Karen Davila, multi-awarded broadcast journalist and news presenter of ABS-CBN, hosted the event and moderated the open forum.
Security Bank’s annual economic forum is one of the most notable private economic gatherings in the Philippines that provides valuable business analyses and economic forecasts to clients in the corporate, treasury, investment, commercial and retail segments. The forum aims to realize transparent financial and business reporting on the prevailing market conditions and future prospects of Philippine businesses.