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Chairman and CEO

(effective March 2, 2017)

On February 17, 2017, Mr. Alex P. Bangcola took his oath of office as Board Director of the Al-Amanah Islamic Investment Bank of the Philippines. His oath was administered by the Chairman of the Governance Commission for  Government  Owned or Controlled Corporations (GCG), Chairman Samuel G. Dagpin, Jr. at the GCG Head Office in Makati City.

He was earlier appointed as Board Director by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on January 31, 2017.

Director Bangcola, 67 years old, is an accomplished bank manager with more than 20 years of professional work in finance, marketing, academe and energy development. He has worked with several banks including United Coconut Planters Bank, where he received an award by former President Fidel V. Ramos for his contribution to the government’s dollar repatriation program as Head of International Remittance. He has also held positions as Area Head – Europe for Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, and as First Assistant Vice President for Asiatrust Development Bank.

Acting Chief Operating Officer /  Legal Counsel

She joined AAIIBP as Legal Counsel of the bank in May 2017. In April 2018, She was designated by the Board of Directors as Acting Chief Operating Officer to primarily assist Chairman and CEO Alex P. Bangcola redirect the bank to full Islamic banking, the path where the bank should have tread on since its birth 45 years ago. She finished law school in 2002 at the Mindanao State University-Main Campus, Marawi City, A.B. English (Major in Literature) in 1997 at MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), Iligan City, and High School in 1990 from MSU-Integrated Laboratory School (ILS) at the Main Campus, Marawi City. After admission to the Philippine Bar in 2005, she started her legal profession as legal consultant for the Department of Education (DepEd) from January 2007 to March 2016 and, side by side, pursued private practice in the fields of administrative, election, commercial and criminal cases. Before becoming a lawyer, her interest were in culture and the arts that led her to work as a project development officer for then Undersecretary for Muslim Affairs of DepEd (2004-2006), as a cultural worker at the Cultural Development Office of MSU-IIT (1999-2000) and the Cultural Affairs of the City Mayor’s Office of Iligan City (1996-1997). In College, she joined the Integrated Performing Arts Guild of MSU-IIT (1995-1997) and was a volunteer class tutor [in English] for incoming freshmen students belonging to the different cultural minorities in Mindanao under the then College Bound Program of MSU (in the summer classes of 1993-1996).

Acting Head, Treasury


The Head of the Bank's Treasury Department is Ms. Nursalyn H. Ladjabassal. Ms. Ladjabassal joined the Bank in 1999 as Treasury Analyst I and then rose from the ranks until she became head of the Treasury Department. She finished BS Accountancy from Ateneo de Zamboanga in 1998.

 

 Compliance Officer


Ms. Aprilie Mae B. Malacay joined the Bank in September 2008 and held various key positions in the Bank until she became the Designated Risk Officer in 2016 and presently the Compliance Officer of the Bank.

Ms. Malacay finished her Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Financial Management from the Ateneo de Zamboanga University in 2004 as an Academic Scholar, she also earned units in Masters in Business Administration from the same University and earned her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Visayas in 2012. Ms. Malacay has also completed the Certificate Course in Strategic Compliance for the Banking Industry on May 2017 at the De La Salle University.

Corporate Communications Officer


Ms. Rowena B. Cunanan, the Head of Human Resource Management (HRM) joined the Bank in 2009 as Division Chief II for HRM. She was promoted to her current position in December 2009. Prior to joining AIB, she worked for the DBP Service Corporation for eleven years. She was the Assistant Division Chief of the Personnel Department when she left the company. 

Ms. Cunanan finished her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1989 at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila with full scholarship from the Manila government. She likewise completed the academic requirements of her Master's of Arts degree in Industrial Psychology at the same university in 1996 and finished her Professional Teaching Certification at the University of the Philippines Open University in 2013.

Designated Risk Officer


Mr. Oliver E. Saniano finished degree in Computer Science at Collegio de San Juan de Letran in 2002. Prior to joining the Bank, he was working as System Administrator at Luzon Development Bank in Calamba Laguna. Prior to this, he was a Programmer and then later on promoted to head the IT Department of Rural Bank of Canlubang Planters, Inc.

He was hired by the Bank in January 2013.

Corporate Secretary (Officer-in-Charge)

She was designated by the Board of Directors as Officer-in-Charge Corporate Secretary of the Bank on November 17, 2020. She joined AAIIBP as Legal Counsel of the bank in May 2017. In April 2018, She was designated by the Board of Directors as Acting Chief Operating Officer to primarily assist Chairman and CEO Alex P. Bangcola redirect the bank to full Islamic banking, the path where the bank should have tread on since its birth 45 years ago. She finished law school in 2002 at the Mindanao State University-Main Campus, Marawi City, A.B. English (Major in Literature) in 1997 at MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), Iligan City, and High School in 1990 from MSU-Integrated Laboratory School (ILS) at the Main Campus, Marawi City. After admission to the Philippine Bar in 2005, she started her legal profession as legal consultant for the Department of Education (DepEd) from January 2007 to March 2016 and, side by side, pursued private practice in the fields of administrative, election, commercial and criminal cases. Before becoming a lawyer, her interest were in culture and the arts that led her to work as a project development officer for then Undersecretary for Muslim Affairs of DepEd (2004-2006), as a cultural worker at the Cultural Development Office of MSU-IIT (1999-2000) and the Cultural Affairs of the City Mayor’s Office of Iligan City (1996-1997).

In College, she joined the Integrated Performing Arts Guild of MSU-IIT (1995-1997) and was a volunteer class tutor [in English] for incoming freshmen students belonging to the different cultural minorities in Mindanao under the then College Bound Program of MSU (in the summer classes of 1993-1996).