Corporate Governance

Jones M. Castro, Jr.

Non-Executive Director

Jones M. Castro, Jr. was elected to the Board of Directors of BDO Unibank, Inc. on April 20, 2012. Mr. Castro has 46 years of banking expertise, with 39 years of international banking experience. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Castro was the Area Head for South and Southeast Asia of Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco. As Area Head, Mr. Castro had responsibility for 12 countries and managed 11 overseas offices with a total of 102 team members, and US$3 billion in loans. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Castro was Regional Head for Latin America 1, including the Caribbean, of the Wachovia Bank, Miami, and likewise had responsibility for 25 countries, 3 overseas offices, 30 team members, and a US$1.8-billion loan portfolio. From 2005 to 2006, he was Executive Vice President and International Banking Group Head of the Union Bank of California, San Francisco. From 1990 to 1994, he was Senior Vice President – Controller of Bank of California, San Francisco, and from 1994 to 1997, he was its Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning in Office of the President. Mr. Castro is currently Executive Vice Chairman and Trustee of the PhilDev USA and PhilDev S & T, Advisor of Wave Computing, Inc., and is a Fellow at the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Castro obtained his bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics in Economics and graduated cum laude from Harvard University. He received his Masters in Business Administration, Accounting & Finance from Stanford University.