Amando M. Tetangco, Jr.
Mr. Tetangco, 66, is an Independent Director of Belle Corporation who was elected on December 4, 2017. He was the third Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and served for two consecutive 6-year terms from July 2005 to July 2017. Under his leadership, the BSP managed to deliver the institution’s primary mandate of maintaining price and financial stability in the country, supporting sustained economic growth during the period. The BSP also initiated and further strengthened regulatory reforms in the banking system to improve risk management, governance, capitalization and asset quality of banks, among others. At the same time, greater importance was given to financial inclusion which became not just an advocacy but a corporate objective of the BSP. A career central banker, he occupied different positions at the BSP where he started as a statistician at the BSP’s Department of Economic Research and rose thru the ranks. Before joining the monetary authority in 1974, Mr. Tetangco was connected with the Management Services Division of Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. Mr. Tetangco graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with an AB Economics degree (Cum Laude), where he also took up graduate courses in Business Administration. As a BSP scholar, he obtained his MA in Public Policy and Administration (Development Economics) in 1978 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in Wisconsin, USA.
- Independent Director
- Chairperson, Related Party Transactions Committee
- Chairperson, Corporate Governance Committee
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