Leadership

The following are the incumbent members of the Board of Directors (“BOD”) of the Company:

 

Willy N. Ocier

Filipino, 60, is the Chairman and President of the company and a Director since July 29, 1999. He is a Co Vice-Chairman of Belle Corporation and serves as the Vice Chairman of Highlands Prime, Inc. and Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board and Director of Premium Leisure Corp. as well as with APC Group, Inc., and Premium Leisure and Amusement, Inc. He is likewise the Chairman of Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club, Inc., The Country Club at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc. and The Spa and Lodge Inc. He is a Director of Leisure and Resorts World Corporation, IVantage Equities, and Toyota Corporation Batangas. He also serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Philippine Global Communications, Inc. He was the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastern Securities Development Corporation. He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

 

Frederic C. DyBuncio

Filipino, 57, adviser to the board. He also serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Premium Leisure Corp, Belle Corporation and APC Group, Inc. He is the Vice Chairman of Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation and has been its Director since August 2011. He is currently the Senior Vice President of Investments Portfolio of SM Investments Corporation. He holds a Non-Executive Director position at Indophil Resources NL since 6 September 2012. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Ateneo de Manila University and his Master's degree in Business Administration from the Asian Institute of Management.

 

Armin B. Raquel-Santos

Filipino, is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Premium Leisure Corp. (PLC) and concurtently the Executive Vice President – Integrated Resorts of Belle Corporation, Director of Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc. and Trustee and Vice President of Melco Crown Philippines Foundation Corporation. He was former Chief Finance Officer of Aboitizland, Inc., Cebu Industrial Park, Inc. and Mactan Economic Zone II and First Philippine Electric Company. He was also former Governor of the Board of Investments (BOI), Assistant Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Vice Chairman and CEO, Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA), Executive Vice President, Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC), and Deputy Administrator of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). His experience include stints with multinational companies; Securities 2000 Inc. (Singapore Tecnologies Group) and First Chicago Trust Company of New York. He holds a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Dartmouth College, U.S.A. and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Finance from Iona College, U.S.A.

 

Tarcisio M. Medalla

Filipino, 68, is a Director of the company since December 10, 2001. He is currently the Chairman and President of listed firm Paxys, Inc. (formerly Fil-Hispano Holdings Corp.). He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Advanced Contract Solutions, Inc. He is likewise a director of NGL Pacific Limited, a privately-held investment company with an RHQ in Manila and affiliated with ACSH Ltd.  He has been connected with NGL since 1983. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce (Major in Accounting) from De La Salle University. He attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard School of Business. Mr. Medalla is a Certified Public Accountant.

 

Henry N. Ocier

Filipino, 58, is a Director of the company since June 29, 2009. He serves as Assistant to the President of Belle Corporation. He is also the Special Projects Director of Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc. He previously held the position of General Manager of Guatson International Travel and Tours, Inc. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from De La Salle University.

 

Regina O. Reyes

Filipino, 52, elected as Director last July 21, 2016, is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of listed firm, Abacore Capital Holdings, Inc., and President of private company, Click Communications, Inc. She also served as Administrator of the Province of Marinduque from January 2010 to January 2012. She was a member of the House of Representatives, representing the lone district of Marinduque, from 2013 to June 2016. In Congress, she was Vice Chairman of the Committee on National Defense and Security and was a member of several key committees, including Appropriations, Justice, Health, and Natural Resources. Ms. Reyes earned her Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University, USA and her Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo de Manila University Law School. Ms. Reyes is a member of both the Philippine Bar and the State Bar of California.

 

Ma. Virginia V. Abo-Hamda

Filipino, 57, is a Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. She joined Pacific Online in September 2009 as Vice President of Instant Tickets Division and was promoted as SVP for Corporate Planning & Business Development in 2013. Prior to this, she worked as a Consultant for AB Leisure Exponent, Inc. (1999-2009), and AB Gaming & Leisure Specialist Inc. (2003-2009). Ms. Abo-Hamda served as General Accounting Manager for D’Agostino Supermarkets, Inc. New York, USA from 1990 to 1996 and as Senior Financial Analyst for Kraft-General Foods International, New York, USA from 1988 to 1989. She worked with Carlos J. Valdes & Co., CPAs from 1981 to 1986, in its Management Services Division as an Associate Consultant. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce (Major in Accounting) from College of the Holy Spirit. Ms. Abo-Hamda passed the CPA board exams in 1980. She earned her Master’s degree in Business Administration (Concentration in Finance) from Fordham University, New York, USA.

 

Laurito E. Serrano

Filipino, 56, is a Director of the company since May 23, 2014. Mr. Serrano currently serves as independent director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation. He also serves as a Director and a member of the Corporate Governance and Audit Committee of the Philippine Veterans Bank. He is likewise an Independent Director of the APC Group, Inc.m MJC Investments Corp. and Travellers International Hotel Group. He is currently a Director of MRT Development Corporation. Mr. Serrano was a former partner of the Corporate Finance Consulting Group of SGV & Co. He 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.

 

Jerry C. Tiu

Filipino, 60, is an Independent Director of the company since February 21, 2007. He is a Director and the President of Tagaytay Highlands Community Condominium Association, Inc., Tagaytay Midlands Community Homeowners’ Association, Inc., and Greenlands Community Homeowners’ Association, Inc.  He is likewise the President of the following companies: Tagaytay Highlands International Golf club, Inc., The Country Club at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc., Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club, Inc., and The Spa & Lodge at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc. He is the Chairman of the Board of Mega Magazine Publishing, Inc. and a former Director of the Manila Polo Club. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce (Major in Marketing) from University of British Columbia.

 

Joseph C.Tan

Filipino, is the Founding Partner of MOST Law Firm. He was a Special Counsel for the Agus Cruz & Manzano Law Office from 2004 to August 2006. He was an Associate of Puno & Puno Law Offices from 1991 to 1995. Atty. Tan was a director of San Carlos Bioenergy Corporation. He was also a director of Philippine Bank of Communications from September 2010 to August 2011. Atty. Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Business Administration degree from University of San Francisco, USA and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo de Manila University College of Law where he graduated with honors.

 

Atty. A. Bayani K. Tan

Filipino, 61, has been the Corporate Secretary of the corporation since May 2007. He is currently a Director, Corporate Secretary or both of the following companies: Asia United Bank,  Coal Asia Holdings, Inc., Destiny Financial Plans, Inc., Discovery World Corporation, First Abacus Financial Holdings Corp., I-Remit, Inc.,  Philequity Balanced Fund, Inc., Philequity Dollar Income Fund, Inc., Philequity Dividend Yield Fund, Inc., Philequity Foreign Currency Fixed Income Fund, Inc., Philequity Fund, Inc., Philequity Peso Bond Fund, Inc., Philequity PSE Index Fund, Inc., Philequity Resources Fund, Inc., Philequity Strategic Growth Fund, Inc., Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc., Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club, Inc., The Country Club at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc., The Spa and Lodge at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc., TKC Steel Corporation, Vantage Equities, Inc. and Yehey! Corporation.  Atty. Tan is also the Corporate Secretary of Sterling Bank of Asia Inc. since December 2006.  He is likewise the Managing Partner of the law offices of Tan Venturanza Valdez and Managing Director/President of Shamrock Development Corporation.  He also serves as Director of Destiny LendFund, Inc.  and Pascual Laboratories, Inc. He is also President of Catarman Chamber Elementary School Foundation, Inc. and serves as a Managing Trustee of SCTan Foundation, Inc., Trustee and Treasurer of Rebisco Foundation, Inc. and Trustee and Corporate Secretary of St. Scholastica’s Hospital, Inc.  He is currently the legal counsel of Xavier School, Inc. Atty. Tan holds a Master of Laws degree from New York University USA (Class of 1988) and earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines (Class of 1980) where he was a member of the Order of the Purple Feather (U.P. College of Law Honor Society) and ranked ninth in his class. Atty. Tan passed the bar examinations in 1981 where he placed sixth. He has a Bachelor of Arts major in Political Science degree from San Beda College (Class of 1976) where he graduated Class Valedictorian and was awarded the medal for Academic Excellence.

 

Atty. Jason C. Nalupta

Filipino, 44, is the Assistant Corporate Secretary of the corporation since October 2009. He is also currently the Corporate Secretary of listed firm A Brown Company, Inc. He serves as Director and/or Corporate Secretary or Assistant Corporate Secretary of Lucky Circle Corporation, Loto Pacific Leisure Corporation, Total Gaming Technologies, Inc., Basic Leisure and Gaming Networks, Inc., Innovative Solutions Consultancy Group Corporation, Powerball Gaming and Entertainment Corporation, and Stage Craft International, Inc. Atty. Nalupta is a member of the Philippine Bar  and holds a Juris Doctor degree and a Bachelor of Science  in Management degree (Major in Legal Management) from Ateneo de Manila University.