People: Universal Robina Corp (URC.PS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Go

2013 Chairman of the Board

Lance Gokongwei

46 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Cornelio Mapa

47 2010 Executive Vice President

Patrick Ng

69 Executive Vice President

Constante Santos

65 Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller

Bach Johann Sebastian

52 2007 Senior Vice President for Corporate Planning

Patrick Henry Go

43 2009 Vice President, Group Business Unit General Manager of URC Packaging Division and CFC Flexible Packaging Division and Director

Geraldo Florencio

61 First Vice President and Controller

Ester Ang

55 Vice President and Treasurer

Socorro Banting

59 2013 Assistant Vice President, Assistant Treasurer

Michael Liwanag

39 2013 Vice President of Corporate Planning and Investor Relations

Renato Cabati

50 2013 Vice President

Abigail Joan Cosico

40 2014 Vice President

Teofilo Eugenio

48 2013 Vice President for Snacks Marketing

Albert Francis Fernandez

47 2013 Vice President for Sales

Chona Ferrer

55 2013 First Vice President for Corporate Treasury

Anne Patricia Go

47 2013 Vice President - Advertising & Marketing Services

Vincent Henry Go

42 2013 Vice President

Ellison Dean Lee

56 2013 Vice President

David Lim

50 2013 Vice President for Technology, Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Ma. Victoria Reyes-Beltran

47 2013 Vice President and General Legal Counsel - Corporate Legal II

Alan Surposa

50 2013 Vice President for Regional Procurement

Edwin Totanes

56 2013 Vice President

Jeanette Yu

60 Vice President

Sonia Zablan

63 2013 Vice President for Government Affairs

Rosalinda Rivera

43 2004 Corporate Secretary

Robert Coyiuto

62 2002 Director

Frederick Go

44 2001 Director

Johnson Robert Go

48 2005 Director

Pascual Guerzon

76 2007 Independent Director

Wilfrido Sanchez

76 1995 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Go

Mr. James L. Go serves as Chairman of the Board of Universal Robins Corp since January 1, 2002. He served as President until January 1, 2002, and as Chief Executive Officer until April 18, 2013. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. and Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation. He is the Chairman of Robinsons Land Corporation, JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation, and JG Summit Olefins Corporation. He is the Vice Chairman and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. and a director of Cebu Air, Inc., Singapore Land Limited, Marina Center Holdings, Inc., UIC and Hotel Marina City Private Limited. He is also the President and Trustee of the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, Inc. He has been a director of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) since November 3, 2011. He is a member of the Technology Strategy Committee and Advisor of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of PLDT. Mr. Go received his Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Mr. James L. Go is a brother of Mr. John L. Gokongwei, Jr. and joined URC in 1964.

Lance Gokongwei

Mr. Lance Y. Gokongwei serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. He is also the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Robinsons Land Corporation. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cebu Air, Inc. and JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation. He is the Chairman of Robinsons Bank Corporation, Vice Chairman of Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc., and a director of Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation, United Industrial Corporation Limited, and Singapore Land Limited. He is also trustee, secretary and treasurer of the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, Inc. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Lance Y. Gokongwei is the son of Mr. John L. Gokongwei, Jr. and joined URC in 1988.

Cornelio Mapa

Mr. Cornelio S. Mapa, Jr., serves as Executive Vice President of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since October 1, 2010. He is also Managing Director of the URC Branded Consumer Food Group Philippines. He was the General Manager of the Commercial Centers Division of Robinsons Land Corporation before joining URC in October 2010. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Coca Cola Bottlers Philippines, including its subsidiaries, Cosmos Bottling and Philippine Beverage Partners. He was also Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of La Tondena Distillers, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in International Finance from New York University and a Masters in Business Administration from International Institute for Management Development (IMD Business School) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Patrick Ng

Mr. Patrick O. Ng serves as Executive Vice President of Universal Robina Corporation (URC). He is also Managing Director of URC International Co. Ltd., URC Asean Brands Co. Limited, URC (Thailand) Co. Ltd., URC Snackfoods (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, URC Foods (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., URC Vietnam Co. Ltd., Hongkong China Foods Co. Ltd., and a Director of PT URC Indonesia, URC Hong Kong Ltd., Panyu Peggy Foods Co. Ltd., Shanghai Peggy Foods Co. Ltd. and Tianjin Pacific Foods Co. Ltd. Mr. Ng joined URC in 1967 and has held various positions in the JG Summit Holdings, Inc. group including as Vice President of URC, CFC Corporation and Litton Mills, Inc. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Constante Santos

Mr. Constante T. Santos serves as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Universal Robina Corp. He is also Senior Vice President - Corporate Controller of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. and Robinsons Land Corporation. Prior to joining URC in 1986, he practiced public accounting with SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. in the Philippines and Ernst & Whinney in the United States. He is a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Santos received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of the East and attended the Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management.

Bach Johann Sebastian

Mr. Bach Johann M. Sebastian serves as Senior Vice President for Corporate Planning of Universal Robina Corp since May 24, 2007. He is also the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategist of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. He is also Senior Vice President for Corporate Planning of Robinsons Land Corporation and Senior Vice President-Chief Strategist of Cebu Air, Inc. Prior to joining URC in 2002, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Strategist at PSI Technologies and RFM Corporation. He was also Chief Economist, Director of the Policy and Planning Group at the Department of Trade and Industry. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of the Philippines and his Master in Business Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management.

Patrick Henry Go

Mr. Patrick Henry C. Go serves as Vice President, Group Business Unit General Manager of URC Packaging Division and CFC Flexible Packaging Division and Director of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since April 16, 2009. He has been a Director of URC since 2000. He is also a Director of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., Robinsons Land Corporation, Robinsons Bank and JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation where he is also Executive Vice President, Commercial for the JG Summit Petrochemical Complex. He is a trustee of the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, Inc. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the Ateneo de Manila University and attended the General Manager Program at Harvard Business School, Harvard University.

Geraldo Florencio

Mr. Geraldo (Gerry) N. Florencio serves as First Vice President and Controller of Universal Robina Corp. Prior to joining the company in 1992, he practiced public accounting with SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. in the Philippines. He is a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Florencio received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Philippine School of Business Administration. He also attended the Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management.

Ester Ang

Ms. Ester T. Ang serves as Vice President and Treasurer of Universal Robina Corp. She is also Vice President - Treasurer of JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation. Prior to joining URC in 1987, she worked with Bancom Development Corporation and Union Bank of the Philippines. Ms. Ester Ang received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Ateneo De Davao University in Davao City.

Socorro Banting

Ms. Socorro M.L. Banting serves as Assistant Vice President and Assistant Treasurer of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. She is also an officer of other related companies of URC. Prior to joining URC in 1986, she worked with State Investment House, Inc. and Manila Midtown Hotel. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Ateneo de Davao University.

Michael Liwanag

Mr. Michael P. Liwanag serves as Vice President of Corporate Planning and Investor Relations of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. Prior to joining URC in 2001, he worked in different capacities in the fields of strategy and business analytics in Digital Telecommunications Phils., Inc., Global Crossings and Philippine Global Communications, Inc. Mr. Liwanag studied Industrial Engineering at the University of the Philippines and attended the Certified Management Accounting Program.

Renato Cabati

Mr. Renato P. Cabati serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corp. He is the Business Unit General Manager of URC’s Sugar Group since 2002. He has held various posts in the sugar business since 1989. Prior to joining URC, he practiced public accounting with SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. and private accounting with NDC - Guthrie Plantations, Inc. He is a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants, past President and Chairman of the Philippine Sugar Technologists Association, Inc., Executive Committee member of the Philippine Sugar Millers Association, Millers Sector Representative to the Sugar Tripartite Council of the Department of Labor & Employment and President of the Philippine Association of Sugar Refiners, Inc. Mr. Cabati is a Certified Public Accountant and has obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce Major in Accounting from the Far Eastern University and attended raw sugar and refined sugar manufacturing courses at the Nichols State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana USA.

Abigail Joan Cosico

Ms. Abigail Joan R. Cosico serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corp. She was appointed on May 12, 2014.

Teofilo Eugenio

Mr. Teofilo B. Eugenio, Jr., serves as Vice President for Snacks Marketing of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. He was the Marketing Director for biscuits, cakes and chocolates of the URC Branded Consumer Foods Group and started as Group Product Manager of biscuits. Prior to joining URC, he was Senior Product Manager for Ovaltine at Novartis Nutrition Philippines, Inc. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management Engineering, Minor in Mechanical Engineering, from the De La Salle University, and obtained his Masters in Business Administration from Strathclyde Graduate Business School, Strathclyde University in United Kingdom.

Albert Francis Fernandez

Mr. Albert Francis S. Fernandez serves as Vice President for Sales of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. Prior to joining URC in 2012, he was Vice President for Sales and Logistics of Lafarge Cement Philippines. He also led GE Money Servicing Philippines as General Manager and Site Leader. He also held top key sales positions in Coca-Cola Export Corp. and Unilever Philippines Inc. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of St. La Salle.

Chona Ferrer

Ms. Chona R. Ferrer serves as First Vice President for Corporate Treasury of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. She is also the Deputy Treasurer of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. and Treasurer of Outreach Home Development Corporation. Prior to joining URC in 1983, she was Assistant Treasurer of Guevent Industrial Development Corporation. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines.

Anne Patricia Go

Ms. Anne Patricia C. Go serves as Vice President - Advertising & Marketing Services of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. She is also Vice President for Corporate Communications of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. She handles all Advertising and Public Relations for JGSHI, its core businesses, and its other business interests, which include Summit Media and Robinsons Retail Group. She also handles all Advertising and Public Relations, Consumer Promotions, Special Events and Market Research requirements of URC. She joined URC in 1993 as Director of Marketing Services. She began her more than 20 year-career in Advertising and Communications in Basic/FCB. She was also a freelance broadcast producer and the Philippine representative of Hong Kong-based Centro Digital Pictures. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Communication Arts.

Vincent Henry Go

Mr. Vincent Henry C. Go serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corp. He has been the Group General Manager of URC’s Agro-Industrial Group since 2006. He served as General Manager and National Sales Manager of Universal Corn Products in 2002 and 1994, respectively. He studied Feed Manufacturing Technology at the Swiss Institute of Feed Technology in Uzwil, Switzerland. Mr. Vincent Henry C. Go is a nephew of Mr. John L. Gokongwei, Jr. and joined URC in 1992.

Ellison Dean Lee

Mr. Ellison Dean C. Lee serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corp. He is the Business Unit General Manager of URC’s Flour Division. He started his career with the Philippine Appliance Corporation as Manager, Special Accounts, under the Office of the Chairman and President. He then moved to PHINMA Group of Companies and occupied the positions of Assistant Vice President and Vice President for Marketing. He also joined Inglenook Foods Corporation as Vice President for Sales. Prior to joining URC in 2001, he was a Vice President of Golden Gate Marketing Corporation, a marketing arm of APO Cement Corporation, and Vice President for Sales and Marketing of Blue Circle Philippines, Inc. Mr. Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Ateneo de Manila University. He also attended the Management Program at the Asian Institute of Management.

David Lim

Mr. David J. Lim serves as Vice President for Technology, Manufacturing and Supply Chain of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. He was the Assistant Technical Director for JG Summit Holdings, Inc. prior to joining URC in December 2008. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College (The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) in London, England and obtained a Master of Science degree in Civil Structural Engineering from the University of California at Beverly, USA as well as a Masters in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in USA.

Ma. Victoria Reyes-Beltran

Ms. Ma. Victoria M. Reyes-Beltran serves as Vice President and General Legal Counsel - Corporate Legal II of Universal Robina Corp since April 18, 2013. She is also the Corporate Secretary of Bio-Resource Power Generation Corporation, Cebu Industrial & Management Co. Inc., Chic Centre Corporation, Express Holdings, Inc., Itech Global Business Solutions Inc., Interactive Technology Solutions Inc., Mark Electronics Corporation, Robinsons Inn, Incorporated, Robinsons Realty & Management Corp., Southern Negros Development Corp., Summit Publishing Company, Inc. and Unicon Insurance Brokers Corp. Prior to joining URC in 1994, she was a Legal Counsel at Del Rosario & Del Rosario Law Offices. She graduated Bachelor of Laws from San Beda College, Manila and has completed the course on Structuring and International Joint Venture at the University of California, School of Law (Davis Campus), USA. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1993.

Alan Surposa

Mr. Alan D. Surposa serves as Vice President for Regional Procurement of Universal Robina Corporation since April 18, 2013. He is a member and formerly a Director of the Purchasing Managers Association of the Philippines. Mr. Surposa received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Cebu Institute of Technology in Cebu City.

Edwin Totanes

Mr. Edwin S. Totanes serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corporation. He has been the General Manager of URC’s Branded Consumer Foods Group (Beverages) since 2008. He served as the General Manager of PT URC Indonesia from 2006 to 2008. He joined URC in 2003 as Vice President and General Manager of URC’s Grocery Division. Prior to joining URC, he has assumed general management positions in Swift Foods, Inc. and Coca-Cola Bottlers Phils. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University and attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Jeanette Yu

Ms. Jeanette U. Yu serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corp. She is also the Vice President-Treasurer of Cebu Air, Inc., Chief Financial Officer of Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation, and the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of JG Summit Capital Markets Corporation. Prior to joining URC in 1980, she worked for AEA Development Corporation and Equitable Banking Corporation. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from St. Theresas College in Quezon City.

Sonia Zablan

Ms. Sonia A. Zablan serves as Vice President for Government Affairs of Universal Robina Corporation since April 18, 2013. She has been with the Company for more than 20 years.

Rosalinda Rivera

Atty. Rosalinda F. Rivera serves as Corporate Secretary of Universal Robina Corp since May 22, 2004, and has been Assistant Corporate Secretary since May 2002. She is also the Corporate Secretary of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., Robinsons Land Corporation, Cebu Air, Inc., JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation. Prior to joining URC, she was a Senior Associate at Puno and Puno Law Offices. She received a Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law and a Masters of Law degree in International Banking from the School of Law, Boston University. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1995.

Robert Coyiuto

Mr. Robert G. Coyiuto, Jr., serves as Director of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since October 28, 2002. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Guarantee & Assurance, Inc. and of PGA Sompo Japan Insurance, Inc. He is also Chairman of the Board of Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche and Audi, Hyundai North Edsa, and Pioneer Tours Corporation. He is also the Chairman of Coyiuto Foundation. He is the Chairman and President of Calaca High Power Corporation and Pacifica 21 Holdings, Inc. He is Vice Chairman of First Life Financial Co., Inc. He is also the President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation. He is a director of Petrogen Insurance Corporation, Canon (Philippines) Inc., Destiny Financial Plans, Inc. and National Grid Corporation of the Philippines. He is a Nominee of R. Coyiuto Securities, Inc. and a Member of the Board of Trustees of San Beda College.

Frederick Go

Mr. Frederick D. Go serves as Director of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since June 2001. He is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Robinsons Land Corporation and Robinsons Recreation Corporation. He is also the President of the Philippine Retailers Association. He is the Group General Manager of Shanghai Ding Feng Real Estate Development Company Limited, Xiamen Pacific Estate Investment Company Limited, and Chengdu Ding Feng Real Estate Development Company Limited. He is an alternate director of United Industrial Corporation Limited and Singapore Land Limited. He also serves as a Director of Cebu Air, Inc., JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation, Robinsons Bank, Secret Recipes Corporation, Ho Tsai Dimsum Incorporated, Cebu Light Industrial Park, and Philippine Hotels Federation. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Johnson Robert Go

Mr. Johnson Robert G. Go, Jr., serves as Director of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since May 5, 2005. He is also a Director of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., Robinsons Land Corporation and Robinsons Bank Corporation. He is also a trustee of the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, Inc. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Liberal Arts) from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Pascual Guerzon

Mr. Pascual S. Guerzon, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since September 20, 2007. He is currently the Principal of Dean Guerzon & Associates (Business Development). He is the Founding Dean of De La Salle Graduate School of Business. He was also the former President of the Management Association of the Philippines Agribusiness and Countryside Development Foundation and the Management Association of the Philippines Foundation, MBA Director of the Ateneo de Manila Graduate School of Business, Director of Leverage International Consultants, Dep. Director of Asean Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Section Chief of the Board of Investments. Mr. Guerzon is a holder of an MBA in Finance from the University of the Philippines and a Doctorate in Philosophy (N.D) in Management from the University of Santo Tomas.

Wilfrido Sanchez

Atty. Wilfrido E. Sanchez serves as Independent Director of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since 1995. He is a Tax Counsel in Quiason Makalintal Barot Torres & Ibarra Law Offices. He is also a director of Adventure International Tours, Inc., Amon Trading Corporation, Center for Leadership & Change, Inc., EEI Corporation, Eton Properties Philippines, Inc., House of Investments, EMCOR, Inc., J-DEL Investment and Management Corporation, JVR Foundation, Inc., Jubilee Shipping Corporation, Kawasaki Motor Corp., K Servico, Inc., Magellan Capital Holdings Corporation, PETNET, Inc., PETPLANS, Inc., Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, LT Group, Inc., Transnational Diversified Corporation, Transnational Diversified Group, Inc., and Transnational Financial Services, Inc. (formerly Transnational Securities, Inc.). Mr. Sanchez received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Masters of Law degree from the Yale Law School.
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