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COL Financial Group Inc (COL.PS)

COL.PS on Philippine Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Lee

58 1999 Chairman of the Board

Conrado Bate

50 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Alexander Yu

56 1999 Vice Chairman of the Board

Catherine Ong

59 2010 Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director

Nikos Bautista

42 2006 Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Lorena Velarde

41 Vice President, Financial Controller

Juanis Barredo

46 2016 Vice President for Sales and Sales Support Services, Assistant Corporate Secretary

Sharon Lim

2016 Assistant Vice President, Head of Human Resources, Legal and Compliance Departments, Assistant Corporate Secretary

April Lynn Lee-Tan

36 Vice President, Head of Research Department

Melissa Ng

39 Assistant Vice President, Head of Operations Department

Caesar Guerzon

64 2016 Corporate Secretary, Head of Administration Department, Legal Consultant

Paulwell Han

52 Director

Hernan Lim

58 2005 Director

Joel Litman

41 2011 Director

Raymond Yu

57 2005 Director

Wellington Yu

68 2001 Director

Boo Boon Khoo

53 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Lee

Mr. Edward K. Lee serves as Chairman of the Board of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since 1999. He is Chairman of the Board of CSI since 1986 and Chairman of the Board of CitisecOnline HK since 2001. He served as Nominee of CSI to Manila Stock Exchange (MSE) and the PSE. Mr. Lee previously served as a Governor of the Philippine Stock Exchange and was the Chairman of the Computerization committee of the Makati Stock Exchange and the Philippine Stock Exchange in 1994. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of A. Soriano Corporation (Anscor) serving for two terms. Mr. Lee was also a finalist to the 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines by Ernst & Young.

Conrado Bate

Mr. Conrado F. Bate serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc. He has experience in the Philippine stock brokerage and fund management industry. He was Vice President of JP Morgan Philippines in 2002, President and CEO of Abacus Securities Corporation from 1995 to 1997, and Vice President of Fund Management Division of Philamlife Insurance Company from 1990 to 1995. Mr. Bate was a member of the Board of Directors of the Philippine Stock Exchange (2005-2006) and served as Chairman of the Investor Education Committee and Member of the Legislative Committee. He also served as the SVP of Citisecurities, Inc from January 2005 to April 2008, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Mutual Fund Management Company of the Philippines. He was an Independent Director of the ATR Kim Eng Asset Management from 2005 to 2010 and serves in the same capacity for Corston-Smith Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. from February 2009 to present.

Alexander Yu

Mr. Alexander C. Yu serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since 1999. He is concurrently the Vice-Chairman and Treasurer of CTS. He is also a Director of COLHK since 2001 and of Winner Industrial Corporation for more than 10 years now. He is the proprietor of Trans-Asia General Merchandise and has also served as a Director of Anscor.

Catherine Ong

Ms. Catherine L. Ong serves as Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since September 16, 2010. She has served as Member of the Board of Directors of CitisecOnline from 1999 to 2005 and was re-elected in 2007. She has experience in banking, having held various positions in Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metrobank). She was an Assistant Vice President and Area Supervisor of Metrobank and served as a Director of Metrobank's subsidiary, Pan Philippines Life Insurance Corp. (now known as Philippine Axa Life). Ms. Ong graduated from the Philippine Women's University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Major in Accounting.

Nikos Bautista

Mr. Nikos J. Bautista is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.Com Inc, since 2006. He is also a consultant for the New Trading System Project of the PSE. He was with the I.T. Department of the PSE as manager in-charge of all the I.T. related activities of the Exchange from 1993-1997. In 1997, he joined Computershare, an Australian based software development company specializing in trading systems, wherein he took charge of all technical aspects of the business. In 2000, he put up a software development company, Finatechs, Inc., where he served as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bautista is a graduate of De La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and Masteral Courses in Computer Science.

Lorena Velarde

Ms. Lorena E. Velarde serves as Vice President and Financial Controller of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly Citiseconline.com Inc. She was Assistant Vice President and Head of the Accounting Department of the Company. She was previously the Accounting Department Head of CSI and Citisec Asset Management, Inc., the fund manager for Citisec Growth and Income Fund, Inc. Before that, she was a Senior Associate in-charge at SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co. which provided her training in tax, accounting and financial reporting. Ms. Velarde graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce Major in Accounting in 1991 and became a Certified Public Accountant on the same year. She is concurrently the Compliance Officer of Citisecurities, Inc.

Juanis Barredo

Mr. Juanis G. Barredo has been Vice President for Sales and Sales Support Services of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.Com Inc, since March 1, 2010. He has been its Assistant Corporate Secretary since March 31, 2016. His previous title was Vice President and Head of Marketing and Sales Department. Mr. Barredo manages the day-to-day operations of the Business Center, Customer Service and Customer Relations Groups and support personnel. He spearheads the COL Investor Seminar Series, the flagship investor education program of CitisecOnline, geared to empower COL customers and the investing public to build their knowledge base through a series of stock market training sessions so that they can confidently invest in the Philippine Stock Market. He has addressed an audience of over 20,000 investors in the last four years nationwide with topics ranging from the basics of stock market investing to introductory and advanced technical analysis seminars. He has a degree in Bachelor of Arts major in Philosophy from the De La Salle University in 1990 and is also a Certified Securities Representative.

Sharon Lim

April Lynn Lee-Tan

Ms. April Lynn (April) C. Lee-Tan serves as Vice President and Head of Research Department of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.Com Inc. She was assistant vice president in 2003. She joined CSI's Research group in 1996. Ms. Tan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University. She is a Certified Securities Representative and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) . She earned the right to use the CFA designation in 2000. She is currently the President of the CFA Society of the Philippines and Chair of its Investment Research Challenge committee.

Melissa Ng

Ms. Melissa O. Ng serves as Assistant Vice President and Head of Operations Department of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc. She graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Economics and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from De La Salle University. She earned her MBA (Silver Medalist) from De La Salle University in 2000. She has been with COL since 2007 and has previous banking experience from Security Bank and Union Bank of the Philippines.

Caesar Guerzon

Atty. Caesar A. Guerzon has been Corporate Secretary, Head of Administration Department, Legal Consultant of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc., since January 1, 2016. He was Company's Director from March 31, 2011 to August 12, 2011. He served as a board member of Omico Mining Corporation for four terms and Vulcan Mining Corporation for two (2) terms. He was a member of the Governance Committee of the Philippine Stock Exchange from 2002 to 2004 and the Chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Philippine Association of Securities Brokers & Dealers, Inc. from 2002 to 2003. He is a Certified Securities Representative and a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.

Paulwell Han

Mr. Paulwell Han serves as Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc. He is a graduate of Business Finance at San Francisco State University, USA. He is currently a Director and General Manager of different corporations located in Hong Kong, including Dai Heng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Yee Ting Tong Company Limited, Tecworld Investment Co., Ltd., Silver Jubilee Co., Ltd., Sunning Restaurant and Etta Trading Company Limited.

Hernan Lim

Mr. Hernan G. Lim serves as Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since March 2005. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Communication Engineering at the University of Santo Tomas. He also took the Basic Management Course at the Asian Institute of Management. He is also a Director of CSI. Mr. Lim is currently the President of Hoc Po Feeds Corporation and the Executive Vice President of Philstar Marketing & Development Corporation and HGL Development Corporation. He is also a Director CWC Group of Companies.

Joel Litman

Mr. Joel A. Litman serves as Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since August 12, 2011. He is currently the Managing Director of Equity Analysis & Strategy, Inc. headquartered in New York City, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the EAS Group, which includes the Institute of Strategy & Valuation, EAS Digital, and other private holdings. Previously, he held Director/Manager positions at Credit Suisse First Boston, Deloitte Consulting and American Express. He is coauthor of the book, DRIVEN: Business Strategy, Human Actions, and the Creation of Wealth and has published in Harvard Business Review. He has lectured at Harvard Business School and other top universities. He is also Chairman of the Foundation for Socioeconomic Advancement focused on philanthropic efforts in underdeveloped communities. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States, a member of the Global CFA Institute, received his B.S. Accountancy at DePaul University and his MBA/MM from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Raymond Yu

Mr. Raymond C. Yu serves as Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since March 2005. Mr. Yu is a Bachelor of Science in Commerce graduate of De La Salle University in 1974 and a Certified Public Accountant. He is concurrently a Director of CSI, President of Winner Industrial Corporation and a Director for more than 16 years of the CWC Group of Companies.

Wellington Yu

Mr. Wellington C. Yu serves as Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since March 2001. Mr. Yu finished his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at De La Salle University in 1965 and his Masters of Business Administration and Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. From 1973 to 1985, he was the Dean of the College of Business and Economics of De La Salle University and of the Graduate School of Business from 1981 to 1984. He was conferred the title of Dean Emeritus in the College of Business and Economics. He was the Senior Vice President of Tropical Rent-A-Car in Hawaii from 1986 to 1990 and the President of Sunstrips, Inc. of San Jose, California from 1990 to 1997.

Boo Boon Khoo

Mr. Khoo Boo Boon serves as Independent Director of COL Financial Group, Inc., formerly CitisecOnline.com Inc, since March 2001. He has experience in international trading, advertising, market research and corporate management. He finished his degree in Psychology and Political Science (summa cum laude) as a state scholar at the National University of Malaysia (also Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) and a Masters Degree in Management from the Asian Institute of Management. He was the General Manager and Treasurer Designate of the Waterfront Group and spearheaded its efforts in two casino-hotel projects in Cebu City. He became the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of the said company until the Malaysian group's divestment from Waterfront Philippines, Inc. From August 5, 2002 to February 2007, he serves as the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Legend International Resorts Limited, a gaming and hospitality company. He has served as a Treasurer/Director of Bethel Home Holdings and Geka Property Holdings.