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Mastercard welcomes Robinsons Bank to the credit card business

Mastercard, a global leader in payment solutions, recently welcomed their newest issuer Robinsons Bank at a culmination event held at Marco Polo Ortigas. The latest company to enter the cards business with Mastercard, Robinsons Bank is slated to launch their first credit card in October.

“Robinsons Bank is a formidable player in the market, not just in the credit card business but also in the banking industry,” says Poch Villa-Real, Mastercard Philippines country manager. “Mastercard is glad to be a part of their efforts to expand and we hope to be able to enable many others.”

(From left) Mike Miranda, Mastercard Philippines Vice President; Poch Villa-Real, Mastercard Philippines Country Manager; Chris Paraiso, Mastercard Philippines Vice President; Jo-Ann Camacho, Mastercard Philippines Vice President; Elfren Sarte, President and CEO of Robinsons Bank; Lance Gokongwei, Chairman of Robinsons Bank; Maire Viola, Robinsons Bank Cards Business Group Head; and Ailea Zialcita, Mastercard Philippines Vice President

With both companies being major players in the industry, the partnership between Mastercard and Robinsons Bank aims to provide new banking options and benefits that will give every Filipino a better banking experience.

“We’ve been in the industry for the past 20 years and will continue to build a sustainable bank for the Filipino customer,” said Elfren Sarte, president of Robinsons Bank. “We’re happy that an organization under JG Conglomerate is finally entering the card business with Mastercard. This is the first credit card of Robinsons Bank, and thanks to Mastercard, it’s definitely going to be something to look forward to when we launch it in October.”

Topics: Mastercard , Robinsons Bank
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