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Chairman, Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company, Philippines
Arthur Ty is Chairman of the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company, the largest bank in the Philippines, and an officer of several affiliated Metrobank Group companies.
The group’s interests include securities trading, credit instruments, insurance, leasing, remittance, technology services, travel, power generation, and automobile manufacturing.
Since joining the group in 1991, Mr. Ty has held various leadership positions in areas as diverse as retail and corporate banking, treasury and funds management, operations management, and technology services. In his current capacity, he is responsible for shaping Metrobank’s corporate strategies and managing, along with the bank president, all of the company’s business lines. Most recently, he has focused his efforts on growing the group’s consumer finance business, a responsibility that involves oversight of three separate companies.
As one of the senior officers of Metrobank, Mr. Ty takes an active role in the activities of the Metrobank Foundation, whose main areas of interest are education, healthcare and community development.
Mr. Ty holds a BS in economics from University of California, Los Angeles, and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He started his career with Citibank (Manila) and IBI Asia (Hong Kong) and has lived in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the United States. He is an avid golfer and enjoys a happy family life with his wife, Zandra, and their three children.