Board of Directors


  Roberto V. San Jose, Chairman of the Board/Director
Atty. Roberto V. San Jose was elected Chairman of the Board in 2003 and has been a member of the Board of Directors as early as 1991. He is a consultant of the Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose Law Offices and a Director or Officer of the following companies: Anglo Philippine Holdings Corporation, Alsons Consolidated Resources Corporation, Philweb Corporation, CP Group of Companies, Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., MAA Consultants, Inc., Solid Group Inc., United Paragon Mining Corporation, The Metropolitan Club, Inc. and various client corporations of their law firm. Atty. San Jose is a Filipino citizen.

     
  Esteban G. Peña Sy, President/Director
Mr. Peña Sy was elected as Director and President on Nov. 1, 2006. He graduated from the University of the Philippines in 1968 with the degree of A.B. Economics and completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School in 1982. Since December 2011, he has been serving as President and Director of Philippine Plaza Holdings Inc., owner of Sofitel Philippine Plaza. He is currently sitting as a member in the board of directors of the Philippine Hotel Owners Association. He is also a Director of IRC Properties, Inc., another publicly-listed company. His previous work experience includes the following: Lecturer at the University of the Philippines, Asst. Secretary General and Executive Director of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry; and various positions in the Ayala Group of Companies from 1979-1987. He worked as a financial executive and management consultant in Brunei and Hong Kong for 24 years. Mr. Peña Sy is a Filipino citizen.
     
  Yang Min Lan, Director
Mr. Yang has been elected as Director since April 11, 2018. Mr. Yang received a Doctor’s Degree in Engineering from The National Yunlin University of Science and Technology in Taiwan in 2009. Mr. Yang has been a member of Taiwan Certified Public Technician of higher examination for civil since 2008. He is also a member of the Taiwan Professional Civil Engineers Association. He has been involved in varied construction projects in Taiwan in the development of roads, bridges, buildings, and especially in hotel and residential development. He also taught in Chienkuo Technology University. Presently, Mr. Yang is Chairman and Director of Lan Hai Co. Ltd., a construction consulting company since August 2015. Mr. Yang is a Taiwanese citizen.

     
  Ana Maria A. Katigbak, Director/Assistant Corporate Secretary
Atty. Katigbak-Lim holds the position of Assistant Corporate Secretary since 1999. She held the position of a director for seven years, or from 1999 to October 31, 2006, and then from June 27, 2007 up to the present. A member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and a graduate of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature (Cum Laude) at the University of the Philippines, she is currently a partner at the Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon San Jose Law Offices. Her other business experience in the last 5 years are as follows: assistant corporate secretary of publicly-listed companies and registered membership clubs such as: Boulevard Holdings, Inc., Premier Entertainment Productions, Inc., Solid Group, Inc., The Metropolitan Club, Inc., AJO.net Holdings, Inc. and PhilWeb.Corporation. She is also a lecturer at the Thames International Business School, Philippine Campus. Atty. Katigbak-Lim is a Filipino citizen.

     
  Anselm Wong, Director
Mr. Anselm Wong has been elected as director since January 12, 2017. He is the Chief Operating Officer of Asia Development Capital Co., Ltd. (formerly Asia Alliance Holdings Co., Ltd., a company listed in The Tokyo Stock Exchange since June 2015). Mr. Wong is a Malaysian citizen.


     
  Rodrigo B. Supeña, Independent Director

Mr. Rodrigo B. Supeña has been elected as Independent Director of the Company since March 31, 2009. Mr. Supeña, a seasoned banker who previously held various key positions in Land Bank of the Philippines and Bank of the Philippine Islands, is currently a Consultant of Land Bank of the Philippines and a Board Member of LBP Leasing Corporation. Mr. Supeña is a Filipino citizen.

     
  Steven G. Virata, Independent Director
Mr. Virata joined the Company in 2001. A degree holder of B.S. Architecture from the University of the Philippines, he has more than 10 years experience in the aviation industry, marketing, architecture, graphic design and production, theater industry and farm management. His other business experiences in the last 5 years are as follows: currently, he is a Director of C. Virata and Associates, ATAR-IV, Inc., Chilco Holdings Inc., and V.L. Araneta Properties, Inc. Mr. Virata is a Filipino citizen.