In a fast pace environment now, everything is changing by the minute, and businesses know it better than we do, including the financial institutions. Rizal Commercial Bank Corporation (RCBC), one of the universal banks in the country, signals its adaptation in the growing young population with their more contemporary logo and new tagline “We believe in you.”
“This milestone signals the arrival of a more committed, refreshed and re-energized RCBC, that is ready to meet the demands of the ever-changing Philippine banking industry,”said RCBC President and CEO Gil A. Buenaventura.
“We believe in you”is not just a tagline for RCBC, but a battle cry to show our unwavering support and trust to the indomitable Filipino spirit. At the same time, this new corporate thrust is meant to encourage Filipinos not only to dream, but to pursue their passions and dreams, and turn them into reality-whether it’s traveling to your dream destination, venturing into a new business, or purchasing a new home or car,” Buenaventura stressed.
The touch of simplicity and minimalism of the logo embodies RCBC’s new mission of being more accessible to younger generation of Filipino depositors, looking for ways to save and grow their money in a system that adapts with them. With its new look is a showcase of the its focus on services that cater to the younger crowd like RCBC Bankard to finance travel and leisure, RCBC Loans for home purchase and improvement, and RCBC Debit Card for lifestyle and food purchases.
Estlmates from the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that 1 / 3 of the Philippine Population are millennials.
A 2015 Labor Force survey, also by the PSA, showed that 47. 1 percent of the 42 million labor force belongs to the 15-34 age group. This means that more and younger Filipinos need bank services to manage their finances.
Ces Natividad, RCBC Chief Marketing Officer, reveals that the new logo and corporate tagline are the bank’s response to the changing market.
“We wanted to know what products and services today’s depositors actually need, and we strived to understand what makes them believe and trust a particular bank, We realized that today’s depositors need an approachable bank that responds to their needs, and believes in the value of their dreams and aspirations,”Natividad shared.
“RCBC wants Filipinos to know that the bank believes that there is no limit in the things they can achieve if they decide to start building their future early, especially with a strong banking partner, ready to advise them every step of the way. We are providing more emphasis to younger depositors, who need more guidance in managing their money,”Natividad added.
Natividad cited a wide array of RCBC products that allow customers to save and conveniently manage their finances. These include RCBC’s Debit Cards, which depositors can get when they open an RCBC savings or checking account. She also emphasized RCBc’s product portfolio which customers can manage online such as the Unit Investment Trust Funds and isave, an automatic deduction from existing RCBC accounts, done every payroll, which helps depositors to set aside money for future use.
Natividad also cited the unli 0% option of RCBC Bankard, which gives cardholders the flexibility to manage their expenses.
The bank’s brand refresh comes as RCBC enters its 57th year in business in the country. The bank reached a consolidated net income of P1 billion in the first quarter of 2017. It also showed more strength as assets increased to P526 billion as of
March 2017. RCBC’s total number of branches also increased to 489 while ATM terminals increased to more than 1, 500 nationwide as of the first quarter of 2017.
“We are confident that the new brand logo and new corporate tagline, and the we can accomplish great things if they put their hearts and mind into it, and RCBC will always be their partner to help them succeed,”Natividad added.