AIB Money Market Mutual Fund Inc. is a Philippine peso-denominated fund, which will invest in fixed income instruments issued or guaranteed by the Philippine government or the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), promissory notes, and other such tradable investable outlets/categories that the SEC may allow.
Principal Distributor: Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation
Fund Manager: AIB Asia Asset Management Inc.
Board of Directors:
Robert M. Lehmann, 66, Filipino, is the Chairman of the Fund. He joined Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation in 2017 and is also currently the President and CEO of the investment house. He used to be the Executive Vice President of Security Bank (2000-2002) and the Senior Vice President of Standard Chartered New York (1999-2000). He is also a director of the Philippine Eagle Foundation and Fruittropic, Inc. He finished his Masters in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco in 1979.
Servando B. Alvarez, Jr., 59, Filipino, is the Incorporator, Director, and the current President and Compliance Officer of the Fund. He joined Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation in 1998 and is also currently the Chief Finance Officer and Executive Vice President of the investment house. He used to be a Senior Manager – Treasury Department in Urban Bank (1996-1998) and previously held various positions in Philippine American Life Insurance Company (1985-1996). He completed the Executive Program in International Management from Stanford University – National University of Singapore in 2011 and finished his Bachelors of Accountancy Degree in Polytechnic University of the Philippines in 1987.
Augusto M. Cosio, Jr., 70, is an Independent Director of the Fund. He served as President of First Metro Asset Management, Inc and has been a member of the First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC) Investment committee since 2008. In FMIC, he held the position of Vice President from September 2006 – 2010. Mr. Cosio has had extensive experience in investments and the capital markets both locally and internationally. He served as consultant to the Mutual Fund Company of the Philippines (Kabuhayan Fund) in 2003. He was Vice President at Bank Austria Private Banking in Hong Kong from 2000 to 2001 managing portfolios for private clients. He was previously President of PNB Securities Inc. and a nominee and a member of the board of the Philippine Stock Exchange in 1999.
He had been an international capital markets practitioner from 1977 to 1994 having been connected with Banque Nationale de Paris (1977 – 1981) and Banque Paribas (1984 – 1994), the predecessors of the present BNP Paribas. Mr. Cosio worked in Hong Kong and Singapore for the Paribas capital markets group.
He is also a resource speaker for a fixed income resource courses at the Ateneo Center for Continuing Education and the University of Asia and the Pacific as well as for the PSE Certified Securities Specialist Course. He pursued his course of AB Social Science at the University of the Philippines finishing in 1974. He received further training in international capital markets through seminars and courses conducted by BNP Paribas in London, Paris, Tokyo and New York.
Justina F. Callangan, 69, Filipino, is an Independent Director of the Fund. Ms. Callangan also served at the Board as Director of Securities Investor Protection Fund, Corporate Governance and Finance Department (CGFD) and Corporation Finance Department (CFD) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Currently, Ms. Callangan is also an Independent Director of ORIX Metro Leasing Finance Corporation, a Consultant in ASA Philippines Foundation Inc., and MCLE Lecturer on various SEC matters for UP Institute for the Administration of Justice, Center for Global Best Practices, Inc., Publicly-Listed Companies and other organizations. Ms. Callangan was also a Former Chief of Staff in Office of the SEC Commissioner Fe Eloisa C. Gloria, an Assistant Professor in University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law and a Consultant in Listings department of Philippine Stock Exchange. She finished her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science as a Cum Laude in University of the East and Bachelor of Laws in San Sebastian College and received her Master of Art in Political Science in University of Santo Tomas.
Vicente A. Sarza, 69, Filipino,is an Independent Director of the Fund. He is also a Member of the Board of Mabuhay Capital Corp., Inc. as the Director & Chief Operating Officer, and an Independent Director of Vitarich Corporation. Mr. Sarza was the Senior Vice President at Asia United Bank Corp., Principal at KPMG Manabat Sanagustin & Co., General Manager of Trinity Insurance Consultants, Inc., Assistant Vice President at Producers Bank of the Philippines, President & Chief Operating Officer for UCPB Savings Bank, Inc. and a Manager for United Coconut Planters Bank. He received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from the Ateneo de Manila University.
Jonef A. Samonte, 51, is the Vice President of the Fund. Prior to joining AAAMI, he was a Vice President and Head of Partnership Distribution Unit in First Metro Asset Management, Inc. from 2016 to 2020. Mr. Samonte was also with Manulife Philippines from 2012 to 2016 during which time he held the position of Assistant Vice President – New Markets Development & Agency Recruitment and Branch Head of Perseus Branch. From 2009 to 2012 he was the director of Gnostek and headed the nontechnical glass reinforced systems. In Generali Pilipinas Insurance, Co., from 2006 to 2009, he was the Senior Assistant Vice President and the Channel Head (Nonlife). Mr. Samonte was also with One Gen Marketing Services as a General Manager and the Operations Head of Agencies and Branches for American International Group (AIG) Philam Insurance. Other notable positions held were Assistance Vice President Specialized Marketing Services, International Operations in Platinum Plans Phil., Inc (2000 to 2002). He finished his tertiary education at the University of the Philippines earning a Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Restaurant Administration.
Stanley L. Saguinsin, 56, Filipino is the current Corporate Secretary of the Fund and also the Vice President and Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets of Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation. Mr. Saguinsin has been with Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation since 2000 until present. He received his MBA from the Asian Institute of Management in 1991.
Vilma M. Aquiatan, 54, Filipino, is the current Treasurer of the Fund. She is the Assistant Vice President and Head of Finance at Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation since 2008 until present. Ms. Aquiatan finished her BSBA- Accounting from the University of the East in 1988.
Marco Antonio S. Palanca, 37, is the Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Fund. He is also the Assistant Vice President at AIB Asia Asset Management, Inc. since 2020 until present. Mr. Palanca was previously the Head of Agency in Generali Life Assurance Philippines from 2019 to 2020, an Agency Development Department Head in First Metro Asset Management, Inc. from 2016 to 2019 and a Senior Training Officer in Manulife Philippines from 2014 to 2016. He finished his Bachelor of Sports Science in University of the Philippines Diliman in 2008.