Board of Directors

  Roberto V. San Jose, Chairman of the Board, Director
Atty. San Jose was elected Chairman of the Board in 2003. A graduate of the College of Law, University of the Philippines and topnotcher in the 1966 Bar Examination, Atty. San Jose is now a senior partner at the Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose Law Offices; Director or Officer of the following companies: ABC Development Corporation, Anglo Philippine Holdings Corporation, Home Credit Mutual Building & Loan Association, Alsons Consolidated Resources Corporation, Philcomsat Holdings Corporation, Philweb.Com, Inc., CP Group of Companies, Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., CP Equities Corporation, International Distillers Phils. Inc., MAA Consultants, Inc., Solid Group Inc., United Paragon Mining Corporation, The Metropolitan Club, Inc. and other various client corporations. He was recently elected as a Director of Interport Resources Corporation.

  Esteban G. Peña Sy, Director/President
Mr. Peña Sy was elected as Director and President of MHC 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. He was the Managing Director of Pan Asian Management Ltd. and AI Financial Services Ltd., management and investment consultancy firms based in Hongkong, and Pan Asian Oasis Telecom Ltd. that operated joint venture factories engaged in the manufacture of communication and fiber optic cables in China. His previous work experiences also include the following: Asst. Secretary General of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry from 1971-1979 and Executive Director from 1980-1986; various positions in the Ayala Group of Companies locally and overseas 1979-1987. He was recently elected as Chairman of PSE-listed Interport Resources Corporation.

He also assumed the position of Director and President of Philippine Plaza Hotel Holdings, owner of Sofitel Philippine Plaza, last December 22, 2011.
    Shinsuke Amiya, Director
Shinsuke Amiya, age 58, Japanese citizen. After taking Bachelor of Law from Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo in 1981, Shinsuke Amiya started the business career in the international finance division of Yamaichi Securities Co., Ltd. and joined the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley as an associate in 1986.
In 1994, he started his career in Merrill Lynch Japan, where he worked as a Managing Director of financial institution group, Head of investment banking division, Chairman of Investment Banking Group, and the Vice Chairman of the Firm.

In 2006, he was invited by shareholders of NIS Group to become the president of the company to restructure the company’s business and financial structure. After leaving NIS Group where he had succeeded in 30 billion yen fundrasing from private equity firm, he left the company and was elected as a member of the House of Representatives of Japan by national election. He was then promoted to the Parliamentary Secretary of Finance Minister of Japan in Noda Cabinet. He was also a member of Japan-Philippines Parliamentarians` Friendship League. In 2013, he started S.A.Consulting Inc. and also holds the post of a guest professor in Ryotokuji University.
In 2016, he became the CEO of the Asia Development Capital Co. Ltd, a listed investment company in Japan.

  Ana Maria A. Katigbak, Director/Assistant Corporate Secretary
Ana Maria A. Katigbak, Director/Assistant Corporate Secretary
Atty. Katigbak assumed the position of Asst. Corporate Secretary since 1999. 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. She is also a Director or Officer of publicly-listed companies and registered membership clubs such as: Boulevard Holdings, Inc., Premier Entertainment Productions, Inc., Solid Group, Inc., The Metropolitan Club, Inc., Holdings, Inc. and PhilWeb.Corporation. Recently, she was elected as a Director of Interport Resources Corporation. She is also a lecturer at the Thames International Business School, Philippine Campus.

  Wong Peng Chong , Director
Dato Wong, aged 63, a Malaysian, was elected as Director of MABUHAY HOLDINGS CORP. Corp. on June 23, 2009. Upon his graduation from the University of Malaya in 1967 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours), he joined the Malaysian Foreign Service and had served with several Malaysian diplomatic missions overseas in various capacities. Dato Wong joined the private sector in 1985 and has served in various senior management positions, including executive directorships in public listed companies in Hongkong and Malaysia. He is currently the executive director of COL Capital Limited and the vice-president of Shanghai Allied Cement Limited. He is also a Director and Chairman of Mega Pascal Berhad and a Director of China Online (Bermuda) Limited and Greenfield Chemical Holdings Limited. He had been a Director and Chairman of Mulpha International Bhd. from 1997 until 2002.

  Rodrigo B. Supeña, Independent Director

Mr. Supeña was elected as Independent Director of Mabuhay Holdings Corp. on March 31, 2009. A seasoned banker who previously held various key positions in Land Bank of the Philippines and Bank of the Philippine Islands, Mr. Supeña is currently a Consultant of Land Bank of the Philippines and a Board Member of LBP Leasing Corporation. A Certified Public Accountant, he earned his Masters in Business Administration from Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

  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; A director of C. Virata and Associates from 1998 to present, Resident Manager of Caylabne Bay Resort from June 2002 to present, Officer-in-Charge of LBC Airways, Inc. from 1994 to present, Farm Manager of Rancho Leonor from 1984 to present, Vice-President for Sales of Air Ads, Inc. from 1996 to 2001. He was elected as MHC’s Independent Director since June 28, 2006, and was recently elected as an Independent Director of Interport Resources Corporation.