EastWest Bank has opened its branch in this city. “The bank branch in this city is well-positioned to service the banking needs of both business establishments and residents in this area through its suite of deposit, loan and investment products”, said EastWest Bank President & CEO Tony Moncupa, Jr. who is also a native of Dinalupihan, this province.
An automated teller machine (ATM) was also installed at the branch for quick and secure cash withdrawals, bills payment and other electronic banking requirements anytime of the day.
City Mayor Joet Garcia noted that the bank is strategically located along Don Manuel Banzon Street known here as the “Wall Street” of the capital city of Bataan.
Aside from Moncupa and City Mayor Garcia, the inauguration of the bank here was attended by Bataan Gov. Enrique “Tet” Garcia, First District Coordinator Gila Garcia, Branch Banking Cluster and Operations Head and EVP Gerardo Susmerano, and some bank senior executives and clients.
EastWest Bank Balanga team is composed of Branch Manager Leovigildo N. Regala; Service Head Eduardo V. Rodriguez; Sales Officer Mary Ann B. Estanislao; Sales Officer Julie Ann A. Castillo; Customer Service Associate Charlen M. Reyes; Customer Service Associate Francis Jay M. Pineda; and Sales Associate Glaiza Joy A. Pascual.
EastWest Bank has earlier inaugurated its branches in Cauayan, Isabela; Urdaneta, Pngasinan; and Baclaran-Pasay City. At present EastWest has 116 branches located in key cities and municipalities all over the country. This year, the Bank already opened three new branches at Butuan City, 168 Mall, and Ozamiz City. EastWest plans to open a total of 30 branches this year.
In addition to its branch network, the Bank now has a total of 120 ATMs deployed on both onsite and offsite locations.
EastWest Banking Corporation (EastWest Bank) opened its doors to the public on August 1, 1994. The Bank is a subsidiary of the Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC), the publicly listed holding company of the Filinvest Group that evolved from a consumer business founded by Andrew L. Gotianun Sr.in 1955. FDC is one of the country’s premier conglomerates with business interest in real estate development, financial and banking services and the sugar business. Through the years, EastWest Bank has successfully capitalized on the financial strength and synergy from the business organizations under the Filinvest Group, according to bank executives.