Former New York banker Edwin Romualdo Reyes to retire as BDO EVP

Ultra bilyonaryo Tessie Sy is saying goodbye to one of her top executives in BDO Unibank.

The BDO board chaired by Sy announced the retirement of executive vice president Edwin Romualdo G. Reyes on October 1.

Romualdo has led BDO’s transaction banking team since 2015.

He has 30 years of experience in the banking industry more than half of which was spent in New York.

He was previously managing director and global head of depositary receipts at Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas; director and global head of Strategic Initiatives and Channel partners, and Intermediaries, Corporate Trust & Agency Services; and director of IBJ Whitehall Financial Services.

Romualdo has a degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research degree (Cum Laude) from the University of the Philippines and MBA from Columbia University.