Rabboni Francis B. Arjonilo

President/Director

 

Mr. Arjonillo was appointed president and director of First Metro on January 1, 2016. He has more than three decades of extensive international and local banking experience.

   

He spent 18 years in Citibank with his most recent roles as consumer bank treasurer in Australia and country treasurer in Vietnam where he was the founding chairman of the Vietnam Bond Market Forum, the precursor of the Vietnam Bond Market Association. Prior to joining First Metro, he was the head of Treasury and Investment Banking Sector of Land Bank of the Philippines and was the chief risk officer of China Bank. He started his banking career in Bank of the Philippine Islands and had a brief stint in UCPB.

  

Mr. Arjonillo was also a former president and director of the Money Market Association of the Philippines and vice president of the ACI Financial Markets Association, where he also acted as organizing committee chairman of its 18th Asia Pacific Foreign Exchange Congress.

 

He was an assistant professorial lecturer at the De La Salle University, teaching courses in Economics and Finance for nine years. He is also a regular lecturer in the Bankers Association of the Philippines' Treasury Certification Program.

 

He holds an AB Economics degree from De La Salle University and a master's degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management.