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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

60

November 7, 2019

October 29, 2020

Filipino

President

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

45

November 7, 2019

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Director

Reno  I. Magadia

50

October 27,2009

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Director

Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

56

October 27, 20019

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Director

Nestor S. Romulo

75

March 1, 2010

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Independent Director

Aristeo  R.  Cruz

54

September 11, 2015

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Independent Director

Byoung Hyun Suh

64

November 22, 2016

October 29, 2020

Korean

Position

Name

Age

Date of First

Appoointment

Date of Last
Appointment

Nationality

Chairman of the Board

Elvira A. Ting

60

November 7, 2019

October 29, 2020

Filipino

President

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

45

November 7, 2019

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Lead Independent Director

Aristeo R. Cruz

54

November 7, 2019

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Treasurer

James B. Palit-Ang

57

March 1 2010

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Corporate Secretary

Nestor S. Romulo

75

February 4, 2014

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Compliance Officer

Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

56

December 19, 2014

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Investor Relations Officer

Richard L. Ricardo

57

December 19, 2014

October 29, 2020

Filipino

Finance Officer

Annabelle T. Abunda

44

December 19, 2014

October 29, 2020

Filipino

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Elvira A. Ting

Ms. Ting is 60 years old, a Filipino, was appointed as Chairman last 2019. 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 last 2019. 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, 50 years old and has been the Director of Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. since 2006. He is currently the President of Metro Combined Logistics Solutions, Inc. (formerly GAC Logistics), a subsidiary of Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. involves in providing comprehensive range of supply chain, warehousing and logistics solutions. He is also the Managing Director of Misons Industrial and Development Corporation, a management and investment company.


 


Lamberto B. Mercado, Jr.

Mr. Mercado, Jr. is 56 years old, Filipino and was elected as director and appointed as Compliance Officer of the company last 2013. 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 has been the Corporate Secretary of Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. since February 2004. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Winbank (Savings Bank) and 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., Margarita Properties, Inc., Zuellig Distributors, Inc., Asia Healthcare, Inc. and FEZ-EAC Holdings, Inc.


 


Aristeo R. Cruz

Mr. Cruz is 54 years old, Filipino and an Independent Director of Metro Alliance and Equities Holdings Corp. 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, and Assistant General Manager of Liberty Bank ( A Rural Bank), Inc.


 


Byoung Hyun Suh

Mr. Suh is a Korean National, 64 years old and was elected as Independent Director of the Company last 2013. 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 and Bonamis Pharmacy Philippines Corp. He is also Independent Director of Forum Pacific, Inc., Philippine Estate Corp. and Wellex Industries, Inc., all listed companies. 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.


 

James Palit-Ang

Mr. Palit-Ang is 57 years old, Filipino and currently a Director of Wellex Industries, Inc. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor Science in Business Administration Major in ccountancy in Philippine School of Business Administration. He is the Chairman/President of Pacific Concorde Corp., Recovery Real Estate Corp. and Noble Arch Realty & Construction. He is also the Vice-President of Crisanta Realty and Development Corp., and Director of Rexlon Realty Group, Inc., Orient Pacific Corp., Pacific Rehouse Corp. and Philippine Estate Corp. and Wellex Industries, Inc, 2 listed companies.



Richard L. Ricardo

Mr. Ricardo is 57 years old, Filipino and was elected as Investor Relations Officer. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Management Economics at Ateneo De Manila University.  He is currently the Investor Relations Officer 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 of Wellex Industries, Inc., all publicly listed companies, and Wellex Petroleum, Inc. He is also the Corporate Secretary of The Wellex Group, Inc. and Westland Pacific Properties, and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Wellex Mining Corp.

 


Annabelle  T.  Abunda

Ms. Abunda is 44 years old, Filipino and was appointed as Finance Officer of the company last 2014.  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 companeis.