CBP & BSP Info

 
Central Bank and Bangko Sentral Governors
 
         Name                                    Tenure 
Miguel Cuaderno, Sr.                     1949 - 1960
Andres V. Castillo                          1961 - 1967
Alfonso Calalang                            1968 - 1970
Gregorio S. Licaros                        1970 - 1981
Jaime C. Laya                                1981 - 1984
Jose B. Fernandez, Jr                     1984 - 1990
Jose L. Cuisia, Jr                            1990 - 1993
Gabriel C. Singson                         1993 - 1999
Rafael B. Buenaventura                 1999 - 2005
Amando M. Tetangco, Jr               2005 -
           
           
           
Latest Bank Seal 
(December 2010)    
 

From the Bangko Sentral’s web site:

The new BSP logo is a perfect round shape in blue that features three gold stars and a stylized Philippine eagle rendered in white strokes. These main elements are framed on the left side with the text inscription “Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas” underscored by a gold line drawn in half circle. The right side remains open, signifying freedom, openness, and readiness of the BSP, as represented by the Philippine eagle, to soar and fly toward its goal. Putting all these elements together is a solid blue background to signify stability.

Principal Elements:

1. The Philippine Eagle, our national bird, is the world’s largest eagle and is a symbol of strength, clear vision and freedom, the qualities we aspire for as a central bank.

2. The three stars represent the three pillars of central banking: price stability, stable banking system, and a safe and reliable payments system. It may also be interpreted as a geographical representation of BSP’s equal concern for the impact of its policies and programs on all Filipinos, whether they are in Luzon, Visayas or Mindanao.

Colors
1. The blue background signifies stability.
2. The stars are rendered in gold to symbolize wisdom, wealth, idealism, and high quality.
3. The white color of the eagle and the text for BSP represents purity, neutrality, and mental clarity.

Font or Type Face
Non-serif, bold for “BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS” to suggest solidity, strength, and stability. The use of non-serif fonts characterized by clean lines portrays the no-nonsense professional manner of doing business at the BSP.

Shape
Round shape to symbolize the continuing and unending quest to become an excellent monetary authority committed to improve the quality of life of Filipinos. This round shape is also evocative of our coins, the basic units of our currency.