Prior to joining CIMB in 2012, Manoharan worked with several notable financial institutions in pursuit of making banking more accessible to everyone. Taking more steps closer to his goal, he joined CIMB Bank Philippines in 2018 and from then, it has been his and the bank’s mission to make banking easy and convenient to the everyday Filipino through a mobile-first digital banking platform.
“CIMB Bank Philippines’ unique digital and platform banking model is changing the banking experience of every Filipino, by providing an all-digital experience coupled with the best product features, all enabled digitally via smartphone,” Manoharan said.
“It feels great knowing that you can make an impact and see how that helps individuals and families solve their most important financial needs,” Manoharan added. Just recently, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) recognized CIMB Bank Philippines’ efforts in promoting financial freedom in the country following the bank’s latest recognition from The European Magazine’s Global Banking and Finance Awards.
While in CIMB Bank Philippines, we help our customers achieve financial freedom through our products and services, we also make it a point to educate Filipinos on how to manage their personal finances through various financial literacy campaigns including Digital Banking with CIMB, a bi-monthly video blog that teaches viewers different ways to make the most out of their savings with CIMB.
Of course, Manoharan also makes it a point to practice what he preaches by putting a few financial lessons into practice. When asked who is his role model when it comes to personal finance, Manoharan said that his parents had the biggest influence in his financial journey. In fact, it is from them that he learned three key financial lessons that he wants to impart to every Filipino for them to pave their way to financial freedom. Here are some of them: