Not many banks can claim that they fill a specific niche; the Land Bank of the Philippines is one that can. LANDBANK’s mandate for more than 50 years has been to provide financial services to rural customers, such as farmers and fishers, and it has served this pivotal group extremely well.
Banks today need more than lucky breaks to thwart the increasingly persistent and clever efforts of cybercriminals. The risk-management function of every bank today is facing a growing myriad of ever-intensifying threats, from hackers to terrorists, but fortunately there is ammunition at their disposal.
Simon Hughes interviews Ms. Gilda E. Pico, President and CEO of LANDBANK, looking at her leadership style and the bank’s continual growth in the Philippines.