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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 28, 2021

Filipino

President

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

45

November 7, 2019

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Director

Reno  I. Magadia

51

October 27,2009

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Director

Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

57

July 25, 2003

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Director

Nestor S. Romulo

76

March 1, 2010

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Independent Director

Aristeo  R.  Cruz

55

September 11, 2015

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Independent Director

Byoung Hyun Suh

65

November 22, 2016

October 28, 2021

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 28, 2021

Filipino

President

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

45

November 7, 2019

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Lead Independent Director

Aristeo R. Cruz

55

November 7, 2019

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Treasurer

Richard L. Ricardo

58

October 28, 2021

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Corporate Secretary

Nestor S. Romulo

76

February 4, 2014

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Compliance Officer

Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

57

December 19, 2014

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Investor Relations Officer

Richard L. Ricardo

58

December 19, 2014

October 28, 2021

Filipino

Finance Officer

Annabelle T. Abunda

45

December 19, 2014

October 29, 2021

Filipino

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Elvira A. Ting

Ms. Ting is 61 years old, a Filipino and was appointed as Chairman. 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 President of Forum Pacific, Inc. and Philippine Estates Corporation, publicly listed companies, Vice President of Wellex Indsutries, Inc., a publicly listed company, Chairman/President of Orient Pacific Corp. and Crisanta Realty Development Corp. She seat also as Treasurer of Waterfront Philippines, Inc., Acesite (Hotel)Phils, Recovery Development Corp. and The Wellex Group, Inc.  She was also appointed as Vice-President of Wellex Industries, Inc., a publicly listed company, Corporate Secretary/Director of Waterfront Manila Premier Development Inc. and Director of Plastic City Industrial Corp.


Kenneth T. Gatchalian

Mr. Gatchalian is 45 years old, youngest among the directors, a Filipino and was elected as Director and President 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 of Wellex Industries, Inc., Vice-Chairman of Philippine Estates Corporation, a publicly listed company, and Corporate Treasurer of Forum Pacific, Inc., Waterfront Philippines Inc.,  Acesite (Hotels) Philippines, all publicly listed companies, Chairman/President of Wellex Mining Corp., The Wellex Group Inc., Orient Pacific Corp. and Waterfront Manila Premier Development Inc.  He is also the Treasurer of Westland Pacific Properties and Corporate Secretary of Wellex Petroleum, Inc.


Reno  I. Magadia

Mr. Magadia, son of the late Mr. Renato B. Magadia, 51 years old and was elected as 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 and appointed as 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 seats on board of various companies ranging from hotels, manufacturing, mining and real estate. He is currently the Director of Forum Pacific, Inc., Wellex Industries, Inc. and Waterfront Philippines, Inc., all publicly listed companies, CPDSI, AHI, FEZ, FDI, and Phil Natl Constn Corp.. He is also the Assistant Corporate Secretary of Rexlon Realty Group, Inc. and Corporate Secretary of Wellex Mining Corp. He served as Deputy Administrator of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) from 1997 to 1998.


Nestor S. Romulo

Atty. Nestor S. Romulo, 76 years old, has been the Corporate Secretary of Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. 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 55 years old, Filipino and an Independent Director of Metro Alliance and Equities Holdings Corp, Wellex Industries, Inc, Forum Pacific, Inc and Waterfront Phils. 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 Corp Sec of Philstar Innovation Realty Corp., President of  Jose & Luz Locsin Foundation and Waterstreet Realty Corp, Corp Sec of Justino Emilia Realty Corp and Director of Acesie 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 Investor Relations Officer and Treasurer. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Management Economics at Ateneo De Manila University.  He is currently the Investor Relations Officer/Director of Forum Pacific, Inc., Treasurer/Investor Relations Officer/Director of Philippine Estate Corp., Corporate Affairs Officer/Compliance Officer of Waterfront Philippines Inc., Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Compliance Officer of Acesite (Hotels) Philippines Inc., Treasurer/Investor Relations Officer/Director of Wellex Industries, Inc., all publicly listed companies. He is also the 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 Bulan Country Garden Dev't Corp. He is appointed as Vice President/Director of Rexlon Realty Corp.. President of Alliance Energy Power & Dev't Corp, Chairman/President of Dubai Gold Mining Corp., Treasurer/Director of Wellex Petroleum, Inc. and Sand Mining Corp., and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Wellex Mining Corp.


Annabelle T. Abunda

Ms. Abunda is 45 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 of Forum Pacific, Inc. and Wellex Industries, Inc., both listed public companies