Ignacio A. Manipula

Ignacio A. Manipula

Position: Senior Vice-President – Chief Finance Officer

Ignacio A. Manipula, Filipino, 56, is appointed Senior Vice-President – Chief Finance Officer of A Brown Company Inc. effective January 1, 2018.

He has 36 years of experience in the banking, insurance and financial services industries with a solid background in the areas of Loans, Finance & Investments, Deposits & Cash Management, Trade Finance and International Operations, Branch Management, Marketing & Advertising, Retail & Institutional Sales Channel Management, Product Development, Corporate Banking & Relationship Management and Human Resource Management.

Mr. Manipula was the First Vice President and the Head of Operations of the whole Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Manila Branch (SMBC-Manila). Prior to joining SMBC-Manila, he was with Philippine Veterans Bank as the Group Head of Bank Operations and Support Group until 2015.

He worked with Sun Life of Canada from 2000 to 2007 where he held various assignments as a Director in the areas of Business & Product Development and Sales & Marketing. He spent his first three years with Sun Life as Head of Sales and Marketing of Sun Life Asset Management Company (SLAMC) where he was responsible for organizing, staffing and training the Mutual Fund Sales and Marketing team.

Before the year 2000, he was with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) where he grew his career as a banker for 19 years. He started his career with BPI in Treasury, and then he held various positions in International Operations, Loan Operations, Branch Banking, Central Operations, and Corporate Sales. He also became a branch manager and later on as a Relationship Manager in the Private Banking Division under the Emerging Markets Group.

He graduated from the De La Salle University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Marketing Management. He got his Masters in Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and has had extensive trainings and seminars for working professionals during his stints in the various banks and institutions that he joined.