Corporate Governance


Board of Directors

Nestor V. Tan

President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director

Nestor V. Tan is the President and CEO of BDO Unibank, Inc. He was elected to the Board of Directors on June 27, 1998. He concurrently holds the Chairmanship of the following BDO Unibank Subsidiaries: BDO Strategic Holdings, Inc. and BDO Network Bank, Inc. He also concurrently holds vice chairmanships and/or directorships in the following subsidiaries of BDO Unibank, Inc.: BDO Leasing and Finance, Inc., BDO Finance Corporation, BDO Capital & Investment Corporation, BDO Insurance Brokers, Inc., BDO Life Assurance Company, Inc., BDO Private Bank, Inc., BDO Remit (USA), Inc., and SM Keppel Land, Inc. He is also a Trustee of BDO Foundation, Inc. and Chairman of the De La Salle University Board of Trustees. He is also the Chairman of Bancnet, the operator of the electronic payment system, InstaPay, and the ATM switching utility for Philippine banks. He previously served as President and Director of the Bankers Association of the Philippines, in addition to being the previous Chairman and Director of Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corporation. Prior to joining BDO Unibank, Mr. Tan was Chief Operating Officer of the Financial Institutions Services Group of BZW, the investment banking subsidiary of the Barclays Group. His banking career spans nearly four decades and includes posts at global financial institutions, among them Mellon Bank (now BNY Mellon) in Pittsburgh, PA; Bankers Trust Company (now Deutsche Bank) in New York, NY; and the Barclays Group in New York and London. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from De La Salle University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.