President Benigno S. Aquino III has reappointed Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. for an unprecedented second six-year term that will end on July 2, 2017. Governor Tetangco’s family (Mrs. Elma P. Tetangco; son Patrick; daughters Eula and Mia; and daughter-in-law Miko) witnessed his oath-taking before the President. Also sworn into office today with Governor Tetangco (left, lower photo) are Members of the Monetary (MBM) Board Felipe M. Medalla (center) and Alfredo C. Antonio who also starts a second six-year term at the MB. Governor Tetangco has been named as one of the world’s best central bankers for two consecutive years. He graduated cum laude with an economics degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and obtained his Master’s in Public Policy and Administration with concentration in Development Economics at the University of Wisconsin as a Central Bank scholar. MBM Medalla is an economist-CPA who was Socio-Economic Planning Secretary and Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority. He graduated cum laude from De La Salle University and earned his M.A. and PH.D. degrees from the University of the Philippines and Northwestern University of Illinois, respectively. MBM Antonio was a banker before he joined public service as CEO of the Development Bank of the Philippines and Administrator of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority. He holds a degree in economics from the Ateneo de Manila University and a master’s degree in business administration from Bernard Baruch College of New York City.