CitySavings wins Gawad CFI Group Level Outstanding Thrift Bank Award


GAWAD CFI GROUP LEVEL OUTSTANDING THRIFT BANK AWARDEE: CitySavings EVP – COO Levi Villanueva (center) receives the Gawad CFI Group Level Outstanding Thrift Bank Award from LANDBANK SVP - Corporate Banking Group Head Ma. Celeste Burgos (3rd from left). They were joined by VP - Financial Institutions Department Head Cielito Lunaria (6th from left), and Account Officer Elaine Ramirez – Manalo (7th from left); as well as CitySavings VP – Treasury Head Carlos Kahn (5th from left), Reputation Management Head Paula Ruelan (2nd from left) and the rest of the Treasury Team.

As part of its 55th anniversary celebration, Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) recognized outstanding small and medium enterprises, corporations, and countryside financial institutions (CFI) in its annual Gawad SME, Gawad Kaagapay, and Gawad CFI programs for 2018.

City Savings Bank (CitySavings) was awarded the outstanding thrift bank in the Gawad CFI group level category. This is in recognition of CitySavings’ partnership with LANDBANK in promoting countryside development and in providing credit to marginalized and underserved sectors of society. The award is also a testament of CitySavings’ commitment to providing excellent customer service as it continues to maintain its strength and viability as a financial institution.

In a press release by LANDBANK, President and CEO Alex Buenaventura said, “We give due recognition to LANDBANK’s clients who share our goal of revitalizing our economy through job generation and livelihood opportunities. This is our way of thanking them for their contributions in support of our shared thrust towards promoting inclusive growth, especially in the countryside.”

CitySavings continues to fortify its commitment in advancing business and communities to help create opportunities for financial inclusion and elevate lives of its key stakeholders.