Board of Directors,Management Team, and Executive Officers



BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS

WILLY N. OCIER  
Chairman of the Board
Non-Executive Director
Date of First Appointment: Year 1999
Chairman, Executive Committee
Chairman, Compensation and Remuneration Committee

Mr. Willy N. Ocier, 62, is Chairman of the Board of APC Group and has been a Director of the Company since 1999. His positions with associated companies are as follows: Co-Vice Chairman of Belle Corporation, Chairman and President of Pacific Online Systems Corporation; Chairman of the Board and Director of Premium Leisure Corp., and Premium Leisure and Amusement, Inc., Chairman of Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club, Inc., The Country Club at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc. and The Spa and Lodge Inc.; and Vice Chairman of Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc. He is the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Philippine Global Communications, Inc. Mr. Ocier also sits as a Director of the following unaffiliated corporations: AbaCore Capital Holdings, Inc., Leisure and Resorts World Corporation, Vantage Equities, Inc., Philequity Management, Inc., and Toyota Corporation Batangas. He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.    


JACKSON T. ONGSIP 
President and Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director
Date of First Appointment: August 2015
Member, Executive Committee
Chief Risk Officer

Mr. Jackson T. Ongsip, 46, is a Director and appointed President and CEO of the Company effective August 13, 2015. He is a Certified Public Accountant with an extensive audit and finance background accumulated from 5 years in external audit with Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. (SGV) and 11 years with Globe Telecom. He concurrently holds the position of Vice President for Portfolio Investments of SM Investments Corporation, CFO of Belle Corporation and CFO of Premium Leisure Corp. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.


VIRGINIA A. YAP
Non-Executive Director

Date of First Appointment: June 2012
Member, Executive Committee
Member, Compensation and Remuneration Committee

Ms. Virginia A. Yap, 68, is a Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Company. She is a Senior Vice President in several companies within the SM group. She is also a Director of the Belle Corporation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce (Major in Accounting) degree from University of Mindanao.  


EDMUNDO L. TAN
Non-Executive Director
Date of First Appointment: Year 2000
Member, Compensation and Remuneration Committee

Atty. Edmundo L. Tan, 73, is a Director of APC Group, Inc. from 2000 up to the present. He serves as Director of Philippine Global Communications, Inc. from 2000 up to the present and as Corporate Secretary from 2000 until 2010. He is a director of Aragorn Power and Energy Corporation from 2005 up to the present and as Corporate Secretary from 2005 up to 2012. He is currently a Director of PRC MAGMA Resources, Inc. (2010 up to the present). He is a director of OCP Holdings, Inc. from July 2012 up to the present.  He was elected as director of Sagittarius Mines, Inc.  in March 2016. He was elected President of Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. (PDRCI) last July 2017.  He serves as Corporate Secretary of BDO Unibank, Inc. from July 2007 up to the present and BDO Private Bank from February 2012 up to the present. He was formerly a Director of BDO Leasing & Finance, Inc. and now serves as Adviser of the Board. 

Atty. Tan is the Managing Partner of Tan, Acut Lopez & Pison Law Offices (1993 up to present). He was formerly Senior Partner in Ponce Enrile Cayetano Reyes & Manalastas Law Offices, a Partner in Angara Abello Concepcion, Regala & Cruz Law Offices, and an Associate in Cruz Villarin Ongkiko Academia & Durian Law Offices.   

Atty. Tan graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree from De La Salle University and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines. 


BERNARDO D. LIM
Non-Executive Director 
Date of First Appointment: Year 2001
Chairman, Risk Management Committee
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Corporate Governance Committee
Member, Related Party Transactions Committee 

Mr. Bernardo D. Lim, 72, is a director of APC Group Inc. since 2001. Before he joined APC Group, he was the General Manager for Finance of P.T. Bakrie Sumatra Plantations in Indonesia. He also assumed various positions in the firms he joined earlier: Vice President for Finance and Administration of Westinghouse Asia Controls Corporation and Cellophil Resources Corporation; Vice President and Treasurer of Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company of Manila and AG&P Industrial Corporation; Vice President for Finance of Trans-Philippines Investment Corporation; Treasurer of Fluor Daniel/AG&P, Inc., Technoserve International Corporation, and Wire Rope Corporation of the Philippines; Director of Philippine Global Communications. D. Mr. Lim was also Controller of Philippine Iron Mines. He was previously the President of Aragorn Power and Energy Corp., Aragorn Coal and APC Mining.

Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of the Philippines. He is a Certified Public Accountant.


TOMAS D. SANTOS
Independent Director

Non-Executive Director
Date of First Appointment: June 2012
Chairman, Corporate Governance Committee
Chairman, Related Party Transactions Committee 
Member, Risk Management Committee
Member, Audit Committee

Mr. Tomas D. Santos is an independent director of the Company from 6 June 2012 up to the present. He is also the President of Irvine Construction Corporation from 1994 to present.  He is the owner of Shamu Marketing and the President of Filipino Chinese Youth Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. from 2011 to present.

Mr. Santos holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of the East.


LAURITO E. SERRANO
Independent Director

Non-Executive Director 
Date of First Appointment: June 2013
Chairman, Audit Committee
Member, Risk Management Committee
Member, Corporate Governance Committee
Member, Related Party Transactions Committee 

Mr. Laurito E. Serrano, 59, an independent director of the Company from 18 June 2013 up to the present. He is likewise an Independent Director of Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation, Pacific Online Systems Corp., 2GO Group, Inc and Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation. He is currently a Director of Axelum Resources Corp., and MRT Dev’t. Corporation.  Mr. Serrano was a former partner of the Corporate Finance Consulting Group of SGV & Co.

Mr. Serrano is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business. His area of specialization is Financial Advisory and Corporate Finance.


RICHARD ANTHONY D. ALCAZAR
Corporate Secretary

Atty. Richard Anthony D. Alcazar, 49, is the Corporate Secretary of Philippine Global Communications, Inc. since June 22, 2010. He was appointed Corporate Secretary of BDO Leasing & Finance Inc. in 2009.  He is a partner in Tan Acut Lopez & Pison Law Offices and his practice is primarily devoted to the fields of corporation law and taxation. He was formerly a Director in the Tax Division of Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. where he worked as a tax practitioner from November 1994 to December 2002.

Atty. Alcazar graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the University of the Philippines School of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in International Development from the International University of Japan with Public Finance as field of concentration. He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Tax Management Association of the Philippines.  


IAN JASON R. AGUIRRE
Executive Vice President
Chief Finance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Ian Jason R. Aguirre, 44, was appointed as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective August 13, 2015. Mr. Aguirre is concurrently a Vice President of SM Investments Corporation (“SMIC”). He has worked in various management positions over a 16-year career that included local and international experience in strategic planning, operations and business development. His last stint prior to joining SMIC was as a Director for CEMEX Asia Pte. Ltd. Mr. Aguirre holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Philippines and a Master’s degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management.


MANAGEMENT TEAM AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

FREDERIC C. DYBUNCIO
Board Adviser

ANNA JOSEFINA G. ESTEBAN
Chief Audit Executive

MARIA NERIZA C. BANARIA
Controller

TRISTAN B. CHOA
Vice President – Investor Relations
Investor Relations Contact
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Tel. No.: (632)662.8888

MICHELLE T. HERNANDEZ
Vice President for Governance and Corporate Affairs

Shareholders’ Concerns Contact
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Tel. No.: (632)662.8888

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