The Allied Banking Corporation opened yesterday its fourth branch in Bacolod City with company officials, clients, and staff joining the event.
Located at Hilado Street, in front of the Apollo Restaurant, the new branch is the 8th Allied Bank in Negros Occidental and brings to 288 the total number of its domestic branches and offices of the company.
Rafael Sison Jr., Allied Bank FSVP and Head of the Retail Banking Group, cited the support extended to the event by their sister companies from the Lucio Tan Group of Companies, such as the Philippine Airlines, Asian Alcohol, Asia Brewery - Tanduay, and the Victorias Milling Company.
Sison also thanked Bacoleña businesswoman Lucy Ponce, who led the ceremonial cutting of ribbons with local tycoon Luis Ong.
Ponce said the newly-opened Allied Bank branch is an indicator that businesses are growing in Bacolod City and Bacoleños are assured of efficient and professional banking services.
She also congratulated Allied Bank – Hilado branch manager Russel Lau for taking on the challenge as head of the office, adding that Lau has the expertise and skills needed to supervise its operation.*NAB