International Investor Award Winner
Edwin R. Bautista, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank). He was named one of Asia’s Best CEO 2022 at Corporate Governance Asia’s Asian Excellence Awards 2022. He was previously recognized as International Banker’s 2021 Banking CEO of the Year in Asia 2021; 2020 Asia/Pacific DX CEO at the IDC Asia/Pacific Digital Transformation Awards; by The Asset as Digital Banker of the Year - 2020 for Asia Pacific; The European’s Best Banking CEO – 2018; and as the Banking CEO of the Year for Asia - 2018 by the INTERNATIONAL BANKER.
Bautista has a stellar track record in Banking, spanning more than 35 years of experience.
After becoming President in 2016, Bautista launched UnionBank’s “digital transformation” making sure that they complete the journey with the promise that “no one gets left behind”.
Prior to UnionBank, Bautista headed Citibank Philippines’ Global Transaction Services Group. Before Banking, Bautista was with Procter & Gamble Philippines. He is a product of the Harvard Business School and De La Salle University, where he received his Mechanical Engineering Degree while garnering the prestigious Bro. Gabriel Connon Award.