Lopez Holdings

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Oscar M. Lopez
Chairman Emeritus | Executive Director | Filipino
Oscar M. Lopez (aged 87) chaired the company’s board from June 8, 1993 until June 2010, when he was elected as chairman emeritus. He served as Lopez Holdings president from 1999 until 2004, and chief executive officer from 1999 to June 2010. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. He is chairman emeritus of First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPH), First Gen Corporation (FGEN), and Energy Development Corporation (EDC) and is a director of Rockwell Land Corporation (Rockwell), ABS-CBN Corporation (ABS-CBN), and ABS-CBN Holdings Corporation (ABSP), all publicly listed companies. He owns 11,632,408 Lopez Holdings shares. He has been granted by the Securities and Exchange Commission exemption from the continuing corporate governance training requirements for directors. He has been nominated for re-election.

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Amb. Manuel M. Lopez
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer | Executive Director | Filipino
Manuel M. Lopez (aged 75) is the chairman and chief executive officer. He has been a director of the company since June 8, 1993, and was vice chairman from 2001 to June 2010, when he was elected as chairman and CEO. He was sworn in as the Philippine Ambassador to Japan on December 2, 2010, and served as such until June 30, 2016. He is a holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of the East and attended the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School. He served Manila Electric Company (Meralco) (publicly listed) as president from 1986 to June 2001, and as chairman from 2001 until May 2012. He is chairman of Rockwell, and is a director of FPH and ABS-CBN, publicly listed companies. He is vice chairman of Lopez, Inc. He last attended corporate governance training on September 16, 2016. He owns 25,617,897 Lopez Holdings shares. He has been nominated for re-election.

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Eugenio L. Lopez, III
Vice Chairman | Executive Director | Filipino
Eugenio Lopez III (aged 64) vice chairman, has been a director of the company since June 8, 1993, and was treasurer from said date until June 2010, when he was elected vice chairman. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Bowdoin College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School. He has been chairman of ABS-CBN (publicly listed) since 1997. He was the chief executive officer of ABS-CBN (publicly listed) from 1997 to 2012, and was its president from 1993 to 1997. He is chairman of Sky Cable Corporation (SKY), and president of Lopez, Inc., among others. He is a director of FPH, FGEN, ABSP, and Rockwell, all publicly listed. He last attended corporate governance training on September 16, 2016. He owns 3,807,823 Lopez Holdings shares. He has been nominated for re-election.

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Salvador G. Tirona
Executive Director | President | COO and CFO | Filipino
Salvador G. Tirona (aged 62) has been a director, president, chief operating officer since June 10, 2010. He joined the company as chief finance officer (CFO) in September 2005. He was formerly a director and the CFO of Bayan Telecommunications, Inc. In 2003, he played a critical and strategic role as CFO of Maynilad Water Services, Inc., particularly in implementing its rehabilitation plan. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Master of Business Administration from the same university. He is a director of ABS-CBN (publicly listed) and the comptroller of ABSP. He attended the five-day Professional Directors’ Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors and last attended corporate governance training on October 7, 2016. He owns 405,905 Lopez Holdings shares. He has been nominated for re-election.

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Cesar E.A. Virata
Independent Director | Filipino
Cesar E.A. Virata (aged 86) was elected director of the company on July 9, 2009. He is an independent director. He graduated in 1952 from the University of the Philippines with Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in Business Administration (cum laude). He received his Master’s degree in Business Administration major in Industrial Management in 1953 from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a former Prime Minister of the Philippines (1981-1986) and Chairman of the Committee on Finance of the Batasang Pambansa (1978-1986). Since 1986, he has been the chairman and president of C. Virata and Associates, Inc. He is also a director and corporate vice chairman of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (since 1995), chairman and director of RCBC Bankard Services Corporation (since 2013), and an independent director of Belle Corporation and City and Land Developers, Inc. (since 2009), all publicly listed. He concurrently serves as director and/or chairman of such organizations as RCBC Savings Bank, Inc.(since 1999), RCBC Realty Corporation (since 1998), Malayan Insurance Company, Inc. (since 2005), RCBC Forex Brokers Corporation (since 1999), ALTO-Pacific Company, Inc. (since 2013), Business World Publishing Corporation (since 1989), Malayan Colleges (since 1999), Luisita Industrial Park (since 1999), RCBC Land Inc. (since 1999) and AY Foundation, Inc. (since 1997), among others. He attended the seminar, Corporate Governance for Bank Directors, Bank Chairmen & CEOs of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. He last attended corporate governance training on August 3, 2016. He owns 1 Lopez Holdings share. He has been nominated for re-election.

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Monico V. Jacob
Independent Director | Filipino
Monico V. Jacob (aged 71) was elected to the board of the company on May 30, 2013. He received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1971. He has been the chairman of Total Consolidated Asset Management, Inc. since 1999, of Global Resource for Outsourced Workers, Inc. since 2000, of Republic Surety & Insurance Co., Inc. since 2008, and of Philplans First, Inc. and Philhealthcare, Inc. since 2013. He has been the president and CEO of STI Education Services Group, Inc. since 2003, of STI Education Systems Holdings, Inc. (publicly listed) since 2012, of Insurance Builders, Inc. since 2010, and of Philippine Life Finance Assurance Corp. since 2012. He has been an independent director of 2GO Group, Inc. (publicly listed) and Negros Navigation Co., Inc., both since 2009. He has been a director of De Los Santos-STI College and De Los Santos-STI Medical Center since 2004, of Jollibee Foods Corp. (publicly listed) since 2000, of Asian Terminals, Inc. (publicly listed) since 2010, of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. (publicly listed) since 2010, and of Century Properties Group, Inc. (publicly listed) since 2012, among others. He was a director of Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation and Clark Electric Distribution Corp. from 2007 to 2010. He was the chairman of Meralco Financial Services Corporation from 2007 to 2012. He last attended corporate governance training on March 18, 2016. He owns 1 Lopez Holdings share. He has been nominated for re-election.

 

Washington Z. SyCip
Independent Director | American
He served as a director of the company from April 30, 1997 until his death on October 7, 2017. As lead independent director, he last attended the regular board meeting of Lopez Holdings held on October 6, 2017.

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Lopez Holdings Corporation (formerly Benpres Holdings Corporation)
4/F Benpres Building, Exchange Road, 1605 Pasig City, Philippines

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