Director and Chairman Emeritus

OSCAR J. HILADO is the Chairman Emeritus of the Company and has been the Chairman of the Board since 2003. He is also Chairman of the Board of PHINMA, Inc., and Vice-Chairman of PHINMA Properties Holding Corp., and UnionGalvasteel Corporation. Mr. Hilado is also an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of A. Soriano Corporation, Philex Mining Corporation, Smart Communications, Inc., Rockwell Land Corporation and Roxas Holdings Inc. He is also a Director of Seven Seas Resort and Leisure, Inc. PHINMA Solar Corporation, Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc., Manila Cordage Company, Beacon Property Ventures, Inc., Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation, UPPC, PhilCement, PHINMA Hospitality, PHINMA Education and the PHINMA Education Schools; Cebu Light Industries Phils., Inc., and Pamalican Resort, Inc. Mr. Hilado is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce from the De La Salle College in Bacolod and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. He has been a Director of the Company since 1969 and is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee and Retirement Committee of the Company. He attended the Annual Corporate Governance Enhancement Session in 2021.