Philippine Business Bank recently celebrated
its Crystal Anniversary with the theme:
“Rising to the Challenge. Focused
to Serve.” The event was jam-packed
with more than 1,000 valued clients, special
guests and friends of PBB, which was held
last February 10, 2012 at the Golden Bay
Seafood Restaurant located at Pres. Diosdado
Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City. The successful
event started with an invocation led by
AVP Consorcia G. Lagunzad followed by
the very interesting, light, casual and
entertaining speech delivered by Chairman
Francis T. Lee.
The program was given life by the Tsinoy
TV hosts Willord Chua and Dorenett Yu
who were the emcees of that night. They
also dazzled the evening with their singing
talents. To complete the event with total
entertainment, dance numbers from the
employees of PBB were also showcased just
to drumbeat the raffle draws. Exciting
prizes delighted the audience, from Zesto
Products, Gift Certificates for the guests'
shopping needs, LED TVs and Zest Air tickets
for two (2).
The prizes were drawn by the Bank's Board
of Directors (who wowed the guests with
their matching outfits), Mr. Patrick Cheng
- the President of the Chamber of Thrift
Banks, and the most awaited guest, Gov.
Amando M. Tetangco, Jr.
This event was graced by special guests
like representatives of the different
corporations from the banking industry,
the media (a familiar face - Ms. Cheryl
Cosim of TV5), PBB's sister companies
and Richard Poon, who represented the
Of course, the night will not be complete
without the song numbers rendered by “The
Crooner” Mr. Richard Poon who serenaded
the guests (while they were having a sumptuous
dinner) with several love songs that raised
a romantic ambiance in the venue.
PBB Board of Directors (L-R: President
& CEO Rolando R. Avante, Director
Roberto A. Atendido, Vice Chairman &
COO Peter N. Yap, Chairman Francis T.
Lee, Chairman Emeritus Alfredo M. Yao,
Directors Paterno H. Dizon, Honorio O.
Reye-Lao, Jeffrey S. Yao and Amador T.
“The Crooner” Richard Poon
serenading the audience.