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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The members of the Board of Directors of MAHEC are elected at the annual stockholders’ meeting to hold office until the next succeeding annual meeting and until their respective successors have been elected and qualified.



Management and Key Officers


Management and officers normally come from within the organizations with qualifications known to the Board.



Director and Officer Profiles

Position

Name

Age

Date First

Elected

Date Last

Elected

Nationality

Chairman of the Board

Elvira A. Ting

61

November 7, 2019

October 6, 2022

Filipino

President

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

46

November 7, 2019

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Director

Reno  I. Magadia

52

October 27,2009

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Director

Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

57

July 25, 2003

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Director

Nestor S. Romulo

77

March 1, 2010

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Independent Director

Aristeo  R.  Cruz

56

September 11, 2015

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Independent Director

Byoung Hyun Suh

65

November 22, 2016

October 6, 2022

Korean

Position

Name

Age

Date of First

Appoointment

Date of Last
Appointment

Nationality

Chairman of the Board

Elvira A. Ting

61

November 7, 2019

October 6, 2022

Filipino

President

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

46

November 7, 2019

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Lead Independent Director

Aristeo R. Cruz

56

November 7, 2019

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Treasurer

Richard L. Ricardo

59

October 28, 2021

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Corporate Secretary

Nestor S. Romulo

77

February 4, 2014

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Compliance Officer

Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

57

December 19, 2014

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Investor Relations Officer

Richard L. Ricardo

59

December 19, 2014

October 6, 2022

Filipino

Finance Officer

Annabelle T. Abunda

46

December 19, 2014

October 6, 2022

Filipino

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Elvira A. Ting

Ms. Ting is 61 years old, a Filipino, was appointed Chairman/Director of the Company. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Major in Management from Philippine School of Business Administration. Her experience encompasses a wide spectrum of industries from hotel, banks all the way to real estate business. A licensed real estate broker, she is currently the Vice President/Director of Wellex Industrues, Inc, President/Director of Philippine Estates Corp., Forum Pacific, Inc., Wanda Prime Property Dev’t Inc., Bocaue Prime Estate Corp., Taguig Lake City Dev’t Corp., North Luzon Premier Dev’t Corp. and Aristocrat Manila City Holdings, Inc., Treasurer/Director of Waterfront Phils, Inc, Acesite (Phils) Hotel Corp., Recovery Dev’t Corp, The Wellex Group Inc, Plastic City Industrial Corp., Pacific Rehouse Corp., Poly Premier Property Dev’t Corp., Country Garden Agri-Tourism Dev’t Inc. and Seabrook Resources & Dev’t Corp., Chairman/Director of  Orient Pacific Corp. and Shangrila Global Estate Ventures Corp, Chairman/President/Director of Crisanta Realty Dev't Corp., Rexlon Realty Group, Inc., Heritage Pacific Corp. and Bulacan Fortune Land Dev’t Corp. She’s also the Assistant Corp Secretary of Westland Pacific Properties Corp. and Palawan Estate Corp. and Corporate Secretary/Director of Waterfront Manila Premier Dev't Inc. and Alliance Energy Power & Dev’t Corp


Kenneth T. Gatchalian

Mr. Gatchalian is 46 years old, youngest among the directors, a Filipino and was elected as President and Director of the Company. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Texas, USA. Mr. Gatchalian was trained at very young age to handle family business ranging from hotel, real estate and mining. Also a licensed real estate broker like her aunt, Ms. Ting. He is currently the President/Director of The Wellex Group Inc, Waterfront Phils, Inc, Waterfront Manila Premier Dev't Inc., Acesite (Hotels) Phils., Wellex Industries, Inc, Orient Pacific Corp., Poly Premier Property Dev’t Corp and Shanghai Global Estate Ventures Corp. He is also the Chairman/President/Director of Wellex Mining Corp., Recovery Dev’t Corp, Pacific Rehouse Corp, Philfoods Asia, Forum holdings Inc, Seabrook Resources & Dev’t Corp, Recovery Real Estate Corp and Bulacan Country Garden Dev’t Corp., Director of Altai Philippines Mining Corp, Treasurer/Director of Forum Pacific, Inc and Novateknika Land Corp, Corporate Secretary/Director of Wellex Petroleum, Inc., Crisanta Realty Dev’t Corp, Palawan Estate Corp, Philippine International Airways and Rexlon Realty Group Inc, Asst. Corp Sec of Heritage Pacific Corp and Bulacan Harbour Dev’t Corp, Chairman/Director of Manila Bay Front Hotels Inc, Wanda Prime Property Dev’t Inc, North Luzon Premier Dev’t Corp and Pacific Concorde Corp, Vice-Chairman of Phil. Estates Corp. and Treasuer/Director of Westland Pacific Properties Corp and Souternpec Phils, Inc


Reno  I. Magadia

Mr. Magadia, son of the late Mr. Renato B. Magadia, 52 years old and was  a Director of Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. He is currently the Managing Director of Metro Combined Logistics Solutions, Inc. (formerly GAC Logistics), a subsidiary of Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. that involves in providing comprehensive range of supply chain, warehousing and logistics solutions. He is also the Director of Misons Industrial and Development Corporation and Waterfront Philippines, Inc.


Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

Atty. Mercado, Jr. is 57 years old, Filipino and was elected as Director/compliance Officer of the Company. He is a Lawyer and Certified Public Accountant by profession. He took up Bachelor of Laws at Ateneo De Manila University and Bachelor of Commerce Major in Accounting at University of Sto. Tomas. He served as Deputy Administrator of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) from 1997 to 1998. He seats on board of various companies ranging from hotels, manufacturing, mining and real estate. He is currently the Director of Wellex Industries, Inc, Forum Pacific, Inc., Philippine National Construction Corp, Sand Mining & Dev’t Corp, Wanda Prime Property Dev’t Inc, CPDSI, Asia Healthcare Inc, FEZ-EAC and Bulacan Country Garden Dev’t Corp. He was also appointed as Chief Risk Officer/ Director of Acesite (Phils) Hotels Corp, Assist Corporate Secretary of Rexlon Realty Group, Inc, Corporate Secretary/Director of Wellex Mining Corp, Southernpec Phils, Inc, Dubai Gold Mining Corp, Bulacan Harbour Dev’t Corp and Seabrook Resources & Dev’t Corp.


Nestor S. Romulo

Atty. Nestor S. Romulo, 77 years old, has been the Corporate Secretary of Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. since February 2004. He is also the Chairman of the Board of  Westmont Investment Corp. He is a Director of Wincorp Securities, a Partner of Romulo, Serrano and Camello Law Offices and Consultant of Reyno, Tiu, Domingo and Santos Law Offices. Previously, he was Consultant of Equitable PCI Bank from 1999 to 2000 and Vice President and Head of the Legal Services of PCIB from 1995 to 1999. He is also the Corporate Secretary of JP Consultancy Resources and Management, Inc., JMP Development Corp., Zuellig Distributors, Inc., Asia Healthcare, Inc., FEZ-EAC Holdings, Inc. and Misons Industrial & Development Corp


Aristeo  R.  Cruz

Atty. Cruz is 56 years old, Filipino and currently the Independent Director of Wellex Industries, Inc., Metro Alliance & Equities Holdings Corp., Forum Pacific, Inc. and Waterfront Phils., Inc. He is a CPA Lawyer and graduated with a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Accountancy at De La Salle University and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in New Era University. He is currently Vice-Chairman/Director/Dean, College Department of Meycauayan College, Inc., Founding and Managing Partner of Cruz Altares & Association Law Office, Vice-President/Complier of Liberty Bank ( A Rural Bank), Inc., President and Chief Operating Officer of Idealland Realty & Dev't Corp and Statosphere Realty & Development Inc, Director and Corporate Secretary of Philstar Innovation Realty Corp., President of Jose & Luz Locsin Foundation and Waterstreet Realty Corp, Corporate Secretary of Justino Emilia Realty Corp and Director of Acesite Phils. Hotel Corp.


Byoung Hyun Suh

Mr. Suh is a Korean National, 65 years old and was elected as Independent Director of the Company. He obtained his Degree in Business Administration at Korean University, Seoul Korea. He is currently the President of Pan Islands, Inc., Overseas Korean Traders Association, Bonamis Pharmacy Philippines Corp. He is also Independent Director of Philippine Estate Corp.. Being in an executive position dwelling in extensive decision making, Mr. Suh is capable of giving independent view about the Company’s internal control processes.


Richard L. Ricardo

Mr. Ricardo is 58 years old, Filipino and was elected as Treasurer/Director/Investor Relations Officer of  the Company and Philippine Estates Corp. He graduated with a degree of BS in Management Economics and AB in Economics at Ateneo De Manila University.  He is currently the Investor Relations Officer/Treasurer of Wellex Industries, Inc. He is also the Chairman/President/Director of Dubai Gold Mining Corp, Corporate Secretary/Director of The Wellex Group, Inc, Westland Pacific Properties, Bocaue Prime Estate Corp., Taguig Lake City Dev't Corp., Shangrila Global Estate Ventures Corp. and Bulacan Country Garden Dev't Corp., Treasurer/Director of Wellex Petroleum, Inc, Pacific Wide Holdings Inc, Sands Mining & Dev’t Corp, Manila Bay Front Hotels, Inc. He is appointed as Vice President/Director of Rexlon Realty Corp., Corporate Affairs Officer/Compliance Officer of Waterfront Philippines, Inc. and Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Compliance Officer of Acesite (Hotels) Philippines Inc., Assist Corporate Secretary/Director of Wellex Mining Corp,President of Alliance Energy Power & Dev't Corp. and Director of Forum Pacific Inc.


Annabelle T. Abunda

Ms. Abunda is 46 years old, Filipino and was appointed as Finance Officer of the company.  She graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at University of the Philippines - Iloilo City.  She is Certified Public Accountant and a licensed Real Estate Broker. She is currently the Accounting Manager of Pacific Wide Holdings, Inc., Compliance Officer/Finance Officer of Forum Pacific, Inc. and Wellex Industries, Inc.