FABIAN S. DEE is the President of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank), the country’s premier universal bank, recognized by financial experts as the Best Bank and the Strongest Bank in the Philippines today. Fabian is a seasoned banker with close to 30 years of experience in treasury, corporate banking, and retail banking. He joined the Metrobank Group in 2000 to lead the Bank’s largest business center, Grace Park Caloocan, with resources and profitability comparable to medium-sized banks. He then moved to Corporate Banking and re-established Metrobank’s stronghold among the large conglomerates and middle market accounts. In 2006, he was appointed National Branch Banking Sector Head and successfully streamlined operations and improved productivity, leading to the Bank’s robust growth in retail assets and deposits. Concurrent to his post as president of the Bank, Fabian continues to be the Chairman of Metrobank Card Corporation, a position he has held since 2006 ,Chairman of Remittance Singapore PTE Ltd. and Adviser of Metropolitan Bank (Bahamas) Ltd since 2006. Previously, he served as Director of SMBC Metro Investment Corporation, and Consultant of First Metro Investment Corporation.