JOSE L. CUISIA, JR. Filipino, 79, has been a Director of the Company since 1994. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee.

He was previously the Philippine Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America and held other assignments as non-resident Ambassador to other smaller countries. He also served as Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and chaired its Monetary Board from 1990 to 1993, and was Governor for the Philippines to the International Monetary Fund and Alternate Governor to the World Bank. Amb. Cuisia was also Administrator and CEO of the Philippine Social Security System from 1986 to 1990 and Commissioner representative of the Employer’s Group for the Social Security System from September to December 2010.

Amb. Cuisia is the Chairman of the Board of The Covenant Car Company, Inc. and FWD Life Insurance Company, Adlemi Properties Inc., Five J’s Diversified Inc. and JVC Holdings Corporation. He was Vice-Chairman of the Board and Lead Independent Director of SM Prime Holdings and former director of Manila Water Company, Inc. He holds directorships in Century Properties Group, Inc., PHINMA, Inc., and Asian Breast Center, Inc. He previously held the Chairmanship of the Board of Far East Bank and Trust Company, Union Bank of the Philippines, Asian Institute of Management, BPI-Philam Life Assurance Co., Philam Foundation, Tower Club, Inc., and De La Salle University. Ambassador Cuisia was elected as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Asia & the Pacific in 2019; elected to the Board of Trustees of the De La Salle Medical & Health Sciences Institute and De La Salle University -Dasmarinas in December 12, 2019 and the former Chairman, Current Trustee and Treasurer of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation. He is a Convenor-Trustee of the PBED and a Trustee of the Makati Business Club.

Amb. Cuisia is a recipient of numerous awards including 2016 Ten Outstanding Filipino, 2016 Order of the Sikatuna, and Management Man of the Year Award for 2007 from the MAP, among others. He obtained his BSC-Accounting and AB-Social Sciences degrees, magna cum laude, from DLSU and Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Pennsylvania. He attended the PHINMA Group Annual Corporate Governance Enhancement Session on October 2, 2023 on Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Workplace Reimagined and Overview of Corporate Governance conducted by SGV & Co.