Mr. Renato S. Gonzalez was appointed as Senior Adviser to Board on April 29, 2021 and elected as Director of the bank last October 21, 2021. He is a graduate of Legal Management in Ateneo De Manila University and has extensive experience in retail, consumer behavior, and retail operations. Prior to joining Sun Savings Bank, he was a Supervisor in Landco Pacific Corporation and Account Officer in All Asia Capital. He is currently the Purchasing and Leasing Manager of Grand Union Supermarket, Inc. His experience and insights in consumer behavior, especially in the broad middle-class market in the Philippine setting is valuable to the Bank as it delves deeper into the consumer space via its mobile app, SME loans, and private sector salary loans.
Mr. Gonzalez is also familiar with retail payments as used by consumers for purchasing goods and services. His exposure to various payment platforms and their take-up by customers will be valuable inputs for the Bank’s use of the Instapay and other forthcoming digital platforms.
He has extensive experience and relationships in the real estate industry having been responsible for the expansion of the branch network of Grand Union Supermarkets, Mr. Gonzalez is familiar with the market potentials of sites in NCR plus (Laguna, Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite) which accounts for 60% of the country’s GDP.