De Guzman, Renato "Bing" T.
GS 1963, HS 1967
DLSAA Lasallian Achievement Awardee
Banking and Finance - "for being one of Asia's most outstanding private bankers, and for growing the wealth of people and organizations through his visionary ways of service-oriented banking"
As one of Southeast Asia's most influential figures in the private banking field, de Guzman has many notable achievements. This includes being CEO for Bank of Singapore and playing an instrumental role in its founding. He has been hailed as the "Filipino who nurtured the Bank of Singapore into one of the world's largest private banks." He was also the former CEO of ING Asia Private Bank Limited. Through de Guzman's exceptional leadership, the bank was voted as one of the Top 3 Private Banks in Asia by ASIAMONEY in 2005 for the $5.0M-$20.0M wealth bracket. As ING Country Head for the Philippines, he helped the organization become the best foreign bank in the Philippines for 4 consecutive years. Recently, De Guzman was awarded as "Outstanding Private Banker for Asia Pacific" by the Private Banker International Wealth Summit. Through the high caliber of work he has done for financial institutions around the world, de Guzman has enabled them to build a solid client base and ensure their long-term growth. As a result, he has been internationally recognized as an invaluable asset to the banking sector by his colleagues and clients alike.