Citi, SGV and EY New York partners discuss collaboration

EY New York Partners Lisa Filomia-Aktas, Jeff Galin and Lisa Widdowson recently visited Manila to share their time, experiences and expertise in collaboration. Lisa Filomia-Aktas is the head of the Accounting Advisory Services Group and the global finance lead partner for Citi. Jeff Galin is a partner in Financial Advisory Services specializing in the Banking & Capital Markets sector, assisting his clients in achieving measurable and sustainable transformational change. Lisa Widdowson is a partner in Finance Management focusing on working with Banking & Capital market clients to improve the quality, effectiveness and performance of the finance and risk functions. Meetings were held to gather insights from Citibank N.A. Philippine Branches.

Together with SGV Chairman and Managing Partner Cirilo Noel, Financial Services Organization (FSO) Leader Vicky Salas, and FSO Partner Janeth Javier, they met with senior officers of Citibank N. A. Philippine Branches. In attendance were the Country Corporate Officer and Country Finance Officer.

Accompanied by SGV Advisory Partner Rossana Fajardo and Janeth Javier, they paid a courtesy visit to the key officers of the Regional Operating Headquarters of Citibank N. A. Philippine Branches and discussed finance initiatives. The EY partners toured one of the ROHQ floors.

After which, the EY New York partners visited the premises of the Asia Pacific Talent Hub (ATH) in the EY Philippines office. A brief presentation followed to introduce ATH and EY FSO Manila, as well as their various services.

This occasion augurs well for all our efforts to work towards more cohesive collaboration among global teams and sends a positive message that our goal in further building a better working environment worldwide is possible.