Bea Teh-Tan was appointed Consumer Business Manager for Citi Philippines in March 2013. Prior to this role, Tan was Credit Payment Products Head managing the consumer finance portfolio, including credit cards and personal loans. She joined Citi in 1998 and has held a variety of roles including Strategic Planning Head as well as Head for Cards Marketing, Sales and Distribution. Bea has been instrumental in driving the growth of Citi’s consumer banking business by retaining its top market position in credit cards. Under her leadership, Citi launched the PayLite Installment platform which is now widely used by Asia Pacific countries offering installment facilities, as well as a number of other award-winning products.
She forged key partnerships with other industry leaders and as a result, Citi has an enviable portfolio of credit card products as well as personal loans today. Bea was earlier recognized as one of the most promising young talent in the financial services industry by The Asian Banker. She was awarded in 2008 as one of the Top 100 Most Promising Young Bankers in Asia Pacific and Gulf Region. In 2014, Bea was recognized by Hotel Sofitel for her notable industry contributions and excellent fulfillment of her role as a mother, ‘Sofitel’s Remarkable Mothers Award.’
In 2015, Bea was also featured in Town & Country Philippines as one of the top 50 Most Influential Women in the country. She was part of the organizing committee for the APEC Women Economic Forum held in the Philippines last September 2015 and led the hospitality committee. In August 2016, she was recognized as one of the Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award™ (Filipina Women’s Network Global100™) by the Global Filipina Women Network.
She graduated from De La Salle University with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, majoring in Economics and Business Management. Bea had earlier worked in Unilever where she joined as a management trainee in 1993 before becoming product manager. She is married to Richard Tan and they have three children.