Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Filipino, 48 years old, Ms. Marcial is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy and Development of BPI. She is responsible for strategic and corporate planning, accounting and financial control, capital management, investor relations, corporate legal affairs, and management of bank assets. She joined the bank in 1995.
She has 24 years of banking experience with expertise in investment management and trust business, corporate banking, debt and equity capital markets, and strategic planning. She is a member of BPI’s Management Committee, Asset & Liability Committee, Credit Committee, and chairs the Capital Expenditure Committee. She previously served on the BPI Trust Committee and the board of BPI Investment Management, Inc. Prior to her banking career, she worked for the National Economic and Development Authority, and Agricultural Policy Credit Council.
Ms. Marcial obtained her Masters Degree in Economics in 1995 from the University of the Philippines Diliman and BS Economics, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines Los Banos in 1990. She completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2010 and the CFA Institute Investment Management Workshop also at Harvard Business School in 2006.
She previously served as President of Fund Managers Association of the Philippines, President of Trust Officers Association of the Philippines, Vice-Chairman of Capital Markets Development Committee of FINEX, and Alternate Governor of the Market Governance Board of Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corporation. She is Fellow of Foundation for Economic Freedom. She is a member of the National Advisory Council of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Filipino, 59 years old, Mr. Jocson is concurrently the Bank’s Chief Operating Officer and the Head of BPI's Enterprise Services Segment which serves as the enterprise backbone of the organization that includes Human Resources, Centralized Operations, Information Systems, Digital Channels, Business Transformation and Quality, Facilities Services, and Corporate Affairs and Communications. He chairs the Bank’s IT Steering Committee and is a member of the Bank’s Management Committee.
Mr. Jocson is also currently the Vice-Chairman of the CyberSecurity Committee of the Bankers Association of the Philippines.
He began his career in Manila in 1982, joining IBM Philippines as a Systems Analyst, and subsequently taking on more responsibility as he assumed different positions, including Information Systems Manager, Systems Engineering Manager and Manager of Quality. In 1995, he was assigned in Singapore where he led IBM’s Applications/Systems Integration business in ASEAN and South Asia. In 1996, he was appointed as Managing Director for IBM Philippines.
In 2000, he took on a new assignment as Vice President and GM of IBM Global Services, ASEAN and South Asia. He was then appointed as Vice President and GM of IBM Global Services for Industrial Sector for Asia Pacific in 2005. Two years later, in 2007, Mr. Jocson took on the role of Vice President and GM of Application Services for the Growth Market Unit, where he led IBM’s Applications Management and Application Integration Services in Asia Pacific, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Middle East/Africa. He was then appointed as VP & GM of Integrated Technology Services for Asia Pacific in 2010.
In 2013, Mr. Jocson was appointed as VP & GM of IBM Global Services for Central and Eastern Europe based in Prague, Czech Republic. In this capacity, he was responsible for IBM’s services portfolio in Russia/CIS, Turkey, Poland & Baltics, Central Europe and South East Europe. From January 2015 until he joined BPI in September 2015, he was back in Singapore as IBM Asia Pacific VP & GM for Strategic Outsourcing, which catered to major regional banks, telcos and airlines as major clients.
Mr. Jocson was also a member of IBM’s Growth & Transformation Team, which is composed of the top senior leaders in IBM which worked directly with the Chairman on key/strategic initiatives.
He has served on several external boards, including the Economic Development Board of Singapore, Philamlife and iPeople.
Mr. Jocson obtained his BS Industrial Engineering degree from the University of the Philippines in 1982. He also has an MBA from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.
Executive Vice President & Head of Mass Retail
Filipino, 57 years old, Ms. Marie Josephine “Jojo” Ocampo is the Executive Vice President and Head of Mass Retail of BPI. In this role, she is responsible for BPI’s Unsecured Lending and Cards Group and is working closely with BPI Direct BanKo. She is also serving on the Board of BPI Payment Holdings Inc, BPI Direct BanKo, Inc., Global Payments Asia- Pacific Philippines, Inc., AF Payments Inc., Zalora Philippines and CARD MRI Rizal Bank Inc.
Jojo joined BPI in 1996 as VP for Marketing and Sales of BPI Credit Cards, and soon took the position of President for BPI Card Corporation, the bank’s credit card subsidiary. During this time, she led the business to win the prestigious Agora Award-2000 Marketing Company of the Year. In 2005, Jojo was then cross-posted to BPI’s Consumer Banking Group as Head of Kiosk Banking and Head of Personal Banking. She also became the Chief Marketing Officer of BPI from 2008 until 2014. In this role, she was responsible for retooling the bank’s data warehouse and customer analytics capabilities into its distinct competitive advantage. She also developed the bank’s CRM initiatives on top of driving the bank’s advertising and digital initiatives across its breadth of products, channels and services. In 2015, she became the Payments and Remittance group head, and was tasked to grow fee revenue via expanding existing businesses and developing new payment platforms. She also became the Unsecured Lending and Cards Group Head, and oversees BPI’s credit, debit and prepaid card businesses as well as personal and micro finance loans.
Prior to joining BPI, Jojo had a decade of extensive marketing experience in Johnson & Johnson Australia and Johnson & Johnson Philippines, where she led the expansion of its Health Care, Baby Care and Sanitary Protection business.
Jojo graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Honors Program at the Ateneo de Manila University. She also completed the Advance Management Program at the Harvard Business School in 2007.
Executive Vice President & Treasurer
Filipino, 60 years old, Mr. Paner serves as Treasurer and Head of the Bank’s Global Markets Segment. As such, he is responsible for managing the Bank’s interest rate and liquidity gaps, as well as its fixed income and currency market-making, trading, and distribution capabilities, in the Philippines and internationally. Mr. Paner is Chairman of the Bank’s Asset & Liability Committee and is a member of the Management Committee and Asset Management Investment Council. Mr. Paner is Chairman of BPI Forex Corporation, and also serves on the boards of BPI Europe Plc, BPI International Finance Ltd. and BPI Direct Savings Bank, Inc.
Mr. Paner joined BPI in 1985, when the Bank acquired Family Savings Bank and performed various Treasury and Trust positions until 1989. Between 1989 and 1996, he worked at Citytrust, then the consumer banking arm of Citibank in the Philippines, which BPI acquired in 1996. At BPI, he has been responsible for various fixed income-related businesses of the bank, including Risk Taking, Local Currency Portfolio Management, and Money Management. Mr. Paner served as President of the Money Market Association of the Philippines (MART) in 1998 and remains an active member of the Bankers Association of the Philippines’ (BAP) Open Market Committee. He is also a member of the Money Markets Association of the Philippines, Makati Business Club, Management Association of the Philippines, British Chamber of Commerce, and the Philippine British Business Council.
He obtained an A.B. Economics degree from Ateneo de Manila University in 1979 and completed various courses in Business and Finance from Harvard Business School, including Strategic Financial Management in 2006, as well as its Advanced Management Program in 2009.
Executive Vice President
Filipino, 52 years old, Mr. Syquia is Head of the Corporate Clients Segment of the Bank. He was the former President of BPI Capital Corporation, the Bank’s investment banking subsidiary. He has over 28 years of work experience in the financial services industry.
Prior to joining BPI Capital Corporation in June 2016, Mr. Syquia was the Country Head of Corporate Clients for Standard Chartered Bank in the Philippines serving in that role from late 2011. In that role, he was principally responsible for wholesale banking coverage strategy of the bank in the Philippines.
Mr. Syquia spent 17 years with the ING Group where he started with the Baring Brothers & Co. group in 1994. Within the banking group of ING, he took on various roles in relationship management, corporate finance origination, and investment banking execution. His last role in ING Bank was as the Head of Corporate Finance at ING Bank Manila. In 2007, he moved to a regional role as Head of Strategy and Business Development at ING Asia Pacific Ltd., the regional hub of ING Group’s life insurance and asset management practice.
Mr. Syquia is a product of the Bank’s Officer Training Program which he completed in 1990 during his first stint at the Bank of the Philippine Islands. In 1991, he was assigned to Cebu where he was part of a two-man team that established the Corporate Banking Division desk in Cebu. He carries an MBA Degree (Honors) with a concentration in Finance and International Business from Fordham University, NY, NY as well as an AB degree in Management Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University.