PDS Group Bids Farewell to BSP Governor Tetangco on His Last Days in OfficePosted on: May 23, 2017
23 May 2017, Makati Philippines – The PDS Group hosted a Testimonial Dinner for the Honorable BSP Governor Amando “Say” M. Tetangco, Jr., as he leaves his post after a long and esteemed career at the helm of BSP. The PDS Community paid tribute to a staunch supporter of its efforts and a courageous overseer of the banking community.
PDS Group President and CEO Cesar B. Crisol said in his welcome remarks, “We at PDS could not see the end of your term without paying homage to the inspiration you gave us and the valor you showed both in regulation and by our side in times of turmoil. We are thankful for the opportunity to look back on your dozen years at the helm of the BSP and offer our thanks for your partnership, your strength, and wish you every good thing as you move forward.”
To further honor the occasion, guests from the regulatory and market communities were invited to share a few words to offer their thanks and wish the Honorable Governor well on his journey outside the BSP.
Testimonial Messages were given by (from left) PDS Group Chairman Nestor V. Tan, former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairperson Fe B. Barin, SEC Chairperson Teresita J. Herbosa, one of the PDS Group’s Founding Directors, Leonilo G. Coronel, and PDS Group President & CEO Cesar B. Crisol.
As PDS’ humble thanks for Governor Say’s friendship and wisdom as a guiding light in the PDS enterprise, the PDS Group gifted him with the Tower of Recognition and presented a Memorial Book to remember his friendship and partnership.
The Testimonial Dinner ended with Governor Say’s response speech (left photo) and a warm toast led by PDS Chairman Emeritus Cesar E.A. Virata (right photo).
The event was held at Makati Diamond Residences and was graced by the members of the Monetary Board, officials from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, PDS Boards of Directors and Governors, PDS Management Team, and past and present members of the banking community. #