The Company’s Board of Directors, Management Team and Executive Officers
Directors and Executive Officers
Following is the list of incumbent directors and executive officers of the Company. The members of the Company’s Board of Directors shall hold office for one (1) year from election and until their successors are elected and qualified. Any director elected to fill a vacancy shall serve only for the unexpired term of his predecessor in office.
Ferdinand B. Masi.Mr. Masi, 57 years old, Filipino, is currently the Chairman and the President of the Company. He was appointed as Chairman of the Board on 09 November 2007 and has served as its President since 09 February 2001. He has been connected with Consolidated Distillers of the Far East, Inc. since 1983 and is currently its General Manager. He is concurrently the Chairman and President of Good Earth Technologies International, Inc. and Corporate Secretary of First Centro, Inc. Mr. Masi is currently serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Progreen Agricorp, Inc. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also finished his MBA from Ateneo Graduate School of Business.
Neoli Mae L. Kho. Ms. Kho, 34 years old, Filipino, is currently the Vice President and the Finance and Administration Head of First Oceanic Property Management, Inc. (FOPM), which handles the property management of various residential and BPO office developments of the Megaworld group, a position she has held since August 2010. Prior to joining FOPM, Ms. Kho was a Manager in the Management Analyst Group of Megaworld Corporation, where she was responsible for auditing and analyzing various transactions of Megaworld and its group of companies and projects ranging from construction, marketing, land acquisitions, and administration. She is concurrently the President of 8 Forbestown Road Association Inc., a Director of One World Center Building Administration, Inc., Treasurer of Eastwood City Estates Association, Inc., and a trustee and officer of several condominium and building associations of Megaworld projects. She has a degree in Bachelor of Science Major in Industrial Economics, Minor in AB Humanities and a Master of Science in Industrial Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.
Dominic V. Isberto. Mr. Isberto, 44 years old, Filipino, is currently the Vice President for Corporate Compliance of Megaworld Corporation, where he is responsible for compliance with regulatory filings and requirements, negotiation, preparation and review of lease agreements for office and retail tenants and sale agreements for buyers of units and lots, review of loan agreements, and other corporate contracts and agreements, human resource matters, and also handles legal cases. He is concurrently the Corporate Secretary and Assistant Corporate Information Officer of Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. and Corporate Secretary of Emperador Inc., Twin Lakes Corporation, Suntrust Properties, Eastwood City Estates Association, Inc. and Fil-Estate Properties. He has a degree in Management Engineering from Ateneo de Manila University and obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines.
Josephine Marie R. Salazar.Ms. Salazar, 59 years old, Filipino, joined First Oceanic Property Management Inc. (FOPM) as its President in July 2014. She is concurrently the President of Elite Communities Property Services, Inc. and also serves as Board member of Megaworld-Daewoo Development Corporation, McKinley Town Center Estates Association Inc., and Newport City Estates Association Inc. Prior to joining FOPM, Ms. Salazar was a First Vice President of Megaworld Corporation and head of its Operations and Quality Control Management group from 1997 to 2014. Prior to Megaworld, she also held key management positions at Regatta Properties Inc., an ICCP Group (Investment & Capital Corporation of the Philippines) as its Project Development Manager, with Project Management Consultants, Inc. as Director, and with George Ramos & Associates as Designer/Architect. Ms. Salazar is a licensed Architect and affiliated with United Architects of the Philippines, the Professional Regulation Commission Board of Architecture, and the Philippine Association of Building Administrators Inc. She is a member of the Executive Development Academy, Philippines and has received certification with Six Sigma Belt Training. She is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Bachelor of Sciences in Architecture and also received International Training through the Japanese Architectural & Building Technology Scholarship and The ILO Association of Japan in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, which included a Japanese Language Course in the Chiba Prefecture Central Skill Development Center.
Antonio C. Pacis. Mr. Pacis, 78 years old, Filipino, serves as a Managing Partner in the Pacis & Reyes Law Firm since 1976, where he is involved in counseling clients who are in banking, investments securities, trusts, manufacturing, real estate, construction, exports, insurance, mall operation, telecoms and education. He is concurrently the Director of Banco de Oro Universal Bank and Alliance Select Foods International, Inc., and a Trustee of Central Colleges of the Philippines. He is previously the Corporate Secretary of Security Bank Corporation and a Lecturer on Corporate Law at Ateneo Law School. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from Ateneo de Manila University, while his Master of Laws degree at Harvard Law School.
Alejo L. Villanueva, Jr. Mr. Villanueva, 77 years old, Filipino was elected as Independent Director on 29 October 2012. He currently serves as Independent Director of Alliance Global Group, Inc., Emperador Inc. and Empire East Land Holdings, Inc. and a Director of First Capital Condominium Corporation, a non-stock non-profit corporation. He is also Chairman of Ruru Courier Systems, Inc. and Vice Chairman of Public Relations Counselors Foundations of the Philippines, Inc. He is a professional consultant who has more than twenty years of experience in the fields of training and development, public relations, community relations, institutional communication, and policy advocacy, among others. He has done consulting work with the Office of the Vice President, the Office of the Senate President, the Commission on Appointments, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Home Development Mutual Fund, the Home Insurance Guaranty Corporation, Department of Agriculture, Philippine National Railways, International Rice Research Institute, Rustan’s Supermarkets, Louis Berger International (USAID-funded projects on Mindanao growth), World Bank (Subic Conversion Program), Ernst & Young (an agricultural productivity project), Chemonics (an agribusiness project of USAID), Price Waterhouse (BOT program, a USAID project), Andersen Consulting (Mindanao 2000, a USAID project), Renardet S.A. (a project on the Privatization of MWSS, with World Bank funding support), Western Mining Corporation, Phelps Dodge Exploration, and Marubeni Corporation. Mr. Villanueva obtained his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from San Beda College, summa cum laude. He has a master’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Hawaii under an East-West Center Fellowship. He also took up special studies in the Humanities at Harvard University. He studied Organizational Behavior at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He taught at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, the UST Graduate School, and the Asian Institute of Journalism.
Eugenio B. Reducindo. Mr. Reducindo, 49 years old, is currently the Managing Director of Choice Gourmet Banquet, Inc., which owns and operates McDonald’s stores and used to operate other restaurants like Shanghai Bistro and SoHo Tea House. He has held the position of Managing Director since 2007. As Managing Director, Mr. Reducindo is responsible for the overall operations and management of 11 McDonald’s outlets located within Metro Manila and other provinces such as Cebu and Iloilo. Prior to being Managing Director, Mr. Reducindo was a branch manager at Choice Gourmet handling the first McDonald’s branch of the company located at Forbestown Center. Mr. Reducindo has considerable experience in the management and operations of quick service and fine dining restaurants, having been involved in the daily operations of a specific branch as well as the overall management and operations of several branches/outlets. He has worked for Golden Arches Development Corporation as branch manager and for McDonald’s Egypt as Operations Consultant and for Makati Shangri-La as Assistant Manager for the coffee shop. Mr. Reducindo graduated in 1989 from the Far Eastern University with a degree in AB Communications.
Rolando D. Siatela. Mr. Siatela, 58 years old, Filipino, has served as Corporate Secretary and Corporate Information Officer of the Company since 23 May 2006. He concurrently serves in PSE- listed companies, Alliance Global Group, Inc., Megaworld Corporation, and Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. as Assistant Corporate Secretary. He is also the Assistant Vice President for Controllership of Megaworld Corporation. Prior to joining Megaworld Corporation, he was employed as Administrative and Personnel Officer with Batarasa Consolidated, Inc. He is a member of the board of Asia Finest Cuisine, Inc. and the Corporate Secretary of ERA Real Estate Exchange, Inc., Oceanic Realty Group International, Inc. and Documentation Officer of Megaworld Foundation.
Maria Cristina D. Gonzales. Ms. Gonzales, 55 years old, Filipino, is the Compliance Officer of the Company. She is presently a First Vice President for Management Services of Megaworld Corporation, a position she has held since 2007. Previously, she was a Vice President for Audit of Megaworld from 1993 to 2007, Audit Manager for Shoemart, Inc. from 1988 to 1993 and Auditor with Sycip, Gorres & Velayo from 1984 to 1987. She is a Certified Public Accountant since 1984 and graduated with a Business Administration degree, Major in Accounting (graduated magna cum laude) from the University of the East.
Directors are elected annually by the stockholders to serve until the election and qualification of their successors.
Age of Directors and Officers as of 31 March 2019