Saturday, June 27, 2015
City Savings Bank opened its 1st branch in Region 9 at Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur last April 30; this is 9th in Mindanao and 74th branch nationwide.
Hon. Divina Yu, City Vice Mayor joined the CitySavings team led by Catalino Abacan, President and Chief Executive Officer and Jose Levi Villanueva, Executive Vice President for Channel Management, Amor Pavon and Vicente Camay, Regional Business Head and Regional Operations Head for Mindanao respectively.
“Ang aming pangunahing adhikain ay ang marating namin ang mas maraming guro sa buong Pilipinas. Magtatapos po ang taon ay magkaroon kami ng isang daang sangay. (Our primary objective is to reach as many teachers throughout the Philippines. Our target at the end of the year is to have 100 branches). We will be opening about 10 more branches and 16 Other Banking Offices this year. Without the teachers, we cease to exist. You are our reason for existence. Ang aming hingi lang po ay patuloy kayong maging kaagapay, partner, sa business na ito. (We would like to ask you to be our partner in this business ).”, shared Abacan.
“In behalf of the City Government, we welcome you. In return, the city government with the help of the provincial government, we will do our best to maintain the peace and order in our city, kay kung naay peace and order, daghan pud moanhi nga investors sa Pagadian. Kung naay peace and order, maayo ang pangpuyo sa komunidad, daghan sad mo-deposit sa City Savings Bank. (In return, the city government with the help of the provincial government, we will do our best to maintain the peace and order in our city, because if there is peace and order, there will be many investors who will come to Pagadian. If there is peace and order, society will be at peace and there will be many who will deposit at City Savings Bank.) Again Congratulations to City Savings Bank.”, added Yu.
“We would like to thank you for coming to our inauguration. Ang uban ninyo nianhi ug alas 4 sa buntag. (Some of you came here as early as 4AM.) This is the 22nd branch that I have inaugurated since I joined CitySavings in June 2014. This is the 1st branch that I have seen ingon ani kadaghan. (This is the 1st branch that I have seen these many teachers).” said Villanueva.
The branch located at F∓N Building, San Francisco District expects to serve 30,000 public school teachers in Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga del Norte.