People: Universal Robina Corp (URC.PS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Go

75 2013 Chairman of the Board

Lance Gokongwei

48 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Cornelio Mapa

48 2010 Executive Vice President

Constante Santos

66 Senior Vice President - Corporate Controller

David Lim

51 2013 Senior Vice President for Manufacturing, Technology and Projects & Engineering – Branded Consumer Foods Group

Nicasio Lim

58 2015 Senior Vice President

Bach Johann Sebastian

53 2007 Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Arlene Denzon

2015 Compliance Officer

Patrick Henry Go

44 2009 Vice President, Group Business Unit General Manager of URC Packaging Division and CFC Flexible Packaging Division and Director

Ester Ang

56 Vice President - Treasurer, Treasury Industrial Group

Socorro Banting

60 2013 Assistant Vice President, Assistant Treasurer

Edwin Totanes

57 2013 Vice President and Group Head of Marketing

Michael Liwanag

40 2013 Vice President of Corporate Planning and Investor Relations

Michele Abellanosa

2015 Vice President

Arnold Alvarez

2015 Vice President

Renato Cabati

52 2013 Vice President

Abigail Joan Cosico

41 2014 Vice President for Exports and New Markets Development - Branded Consumer Foods Group Philippines and International

Teofilo Eugenio

49 2013 Vice President for Snacks Marketing - Branded Consumer Foods Group

Albert Francis Fernandez

47 2013 Vice President for Sales - Branded Consumer Foods Group Philippines

Chona Ferrer

57 2013 First Vice President for Corporate Treasury

Pamela Forshage

2015 Vice President

Anne Patricia Go

48 2013 Vice President - Advertising & Marketing Services

Vincent Henry Go

43 2013 Vice President

Ellison Dean Lee

57 2013 Vice President

Ma. Victoria Reyes-Beltran

48 2013 Vice President and General Legal Counsel - Corporate Legal II

Reynaldo Santos

2015 Vice President

Alan Surposa

51 2013 Vice President for Regional Procurement

Jeanette Yu

61 Vice President

Sonia Zablan

64 2000 Vice President for Government Affairs Department

Rosalinda Rivera

44 2004 Corporate Secretary

Robert Coyiuto

63 2002 Director

Frederick Go

45 2001 Director

Johnson Robert Go

49 2005 Director

John Gokongwei

88 2002 Director

Pascual Guerzon

77 2007 Independent Director

Wilfrido Sanchez

77 1995 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Go

Mr. James L. Go serves as Chairman of the Board of Universal Robina Corporation 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., United Industrial Corporation Limited 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. He was elected a director of Manila Electric Company on December 16, 2013. Mr. Go received his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

Lance Gokongwei

Mr. Lance Yu Gokongwei serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Universal Robina Corporation since April 18, 2013. He was appointed as President on January 1, 2002, and served as Chief Operating Officer from January 1, 2002 until April 18, 2013. He is the President and Chief Operating Officer of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. 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., JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation and JG Summit Olefins 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, Singapore Land Limited, and Manila Electric Company. He is also a trustee and secretary 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.

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 Foods Group Philippines and International. He was the General Manager of the Commercial Centers Division of Robinsons Land Corporation before joining URC in October 2010. Prior to joining URC and Robinsons Land Corporation, 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 formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of La Tondena Distillers, Inc. He earned his Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and International Finance from New York University and obtained his Masters in Business Administration from International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Constante Santos

Mr. Constante T. Santos serves as Senior Vice President - Corporate Controller of Universal Robina Corporation. 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. He obtained 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.

David Lim

Mr. David J. Lim, Jr., serves as Senior Vice President for Manufacturing, Technology and Projects & Engineering – Branded Consumer Foods Group of Universal Robina Corporation since April 18, 2013. He was the Assistant Technical Director for JG Summit Holdings, Inc. prior to joining URC in December of 2008. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College (The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine), 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, USA.

Nicasio Lim

Bach Johann Sebastian

Mr. Bach Johann M. Sebastian serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Universal Robina Corporation since May 24, 2007. He is also the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., Robinsons Land Corporation, Cebu Air, Inc., and Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining URC in 2002, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Strategist at RFM Corporation, Swift Foods Inc., Selecta Dairy Products Inc., Cosmos Bottling Corporation, and PSI Technologies Inc. Between 1981 and 1991, he was with the Department of Trade and Industry as Chief of Economic Research, and Director of Operational Planning. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of the Philippines in 1981 and a Master in Business Administration degree from the Asian Institute of Management in 1986.

Arlene Denzon

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 the Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director of JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation. He is a trustee and treasurer 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.

Ester Ang

Ms. Ester T. Ang serves as Vice President - Treasurer, Treasury Industrial Group of Universal Robina Corporation. Prior to joining URC in 1987, she worked with Bancom Development Corporation and Union Bank of the Philippines. She 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 Corporation 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.

Edwin Totanes

Mr. Edwin S. Totanes serves as Vice President and Group Head of Marketing of Universal Robina Corporation since April 18, 2013. He has been the General Manager/Vice President of URC’s Branded Consumer Foods Group - Beverage Division 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, Cum Laude, from the Ateneo de Manila University and attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Michael Liwanag

Mr. Michael P. Liwanag serves as Vice President of Corporate Planning and Investor Relations of Universal Robina Corporation 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.

Michele Abellanosa

Arnold Alvarez

Renato Cabati

Mr. Renato P. Cabati serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corporation. He is also 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. He 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 for Exports and New Markets Development - Branded Consumer Foods Group Philippines and International of Universal Robina Corporation since May 12, 2014. She was formerly the Business Unit General Manager of Robinsons Communities and of Robinsons Homes in concurrent capacity as Head of Investor Relations. Prior to joining Robinsons Homes, she was with the RLC Commercial Centers Division as the Property Lease Director, concurrent to her position as Director for Property Acquisition. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the Ateneo de Manila University and earned her Masters in Business Administration, Major in Finance degree from the Asian Institute of Management.

Teofilo Eugenio

Mr. Teofilo B. Eugenio, Jr., serves as Vice President for Snacks Marketing - Branded Consumer Foods Group of Universal Robina Corporation. He was also appointed General Manager of Calbee-URC, Inc. 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. Mr. Eugenio has more than 20 years experience in the field of marketing. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management Engineering, Minor in Mechanical Engineering, from the De La Salle University, Manila and obtained his Masters in Business Administration from Strathclyde Graduate Business School, Strathclyde University, United Kingdom.

Albert Francis Fernandez

Mr. Albert Francis S. Fernandez serves as Vice President for Sales - Branded Consumer Foods Group Philippines of Universal Robina Corporation. He brings with him 20 years of experience in the areas of management, sales, trade marketing, logistics and manufacturing from various industries such as cement, business process outsourcing, foods, consumer goods and agriculture. 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 Vice President for Operations. He also held top key sales positions in Coca-Cola Export Corporation and Unilever Philippines Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City.

Chona Ferrer

Ms. Chona R. Ferrer serves as First Vice President for Corporate Treasury of Universal Robina Corporation 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.

Pamela Forshage

Anne Patricia Go

Ms. Anne Patricia C. Go serves as Vice President - Advertising & Marketing Services of Universal Robina Corporation. She is also Vice President for Corporate Communications of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. (JGSHI). 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 Corporation. 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.

Ellison Dean Lee

Mr. Ellison Dean C. Lee serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corporation. He is also 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. He 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.

Ma. Victoria Reyes-Beltran

Ms. Ma. Victoria M. Reyes-Beltran serves as Vice President and General Legal Counsel - Corporate Legal II of Universal Robina Corporation since April 18, 2013. She is also the Corporate Secretary of Bio-Resource Power Generation Corporation, 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 of Law, 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.

Reynaldo Santos

Alan Surposa

Mr. Alan D. Surposa serves as Vice President for Regional Procurement of Universal Robina Corporation since April 18, 2013. He is responsible for the procurement operations of both the domestic and international businesses of URC. Recently, he had an expanded role as Vice President, Procurement and Supply Chain, URC Branded Consumer Foods Group - Philippines and International. In his expanded role, he ensures proper implementation of best practices and techniques and exercises strong functional oversight over Heads/Managers in the different countries whose work revolves around Procurement and supply Chain to ensure consistent alignment and synergies across the region. 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.

Jeanette Yu

Ms. Jeanette U. Yu serves as Vice President of Universal Robina Corporation. She is also the Vice President-Treasurer of Cebu Air, Inc. She was the Chief Financial Officer of Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation and served as such until September 2014. Prior to joining URC in 1980, she worked for AEA Development Corporation and Equitable Banking Corporation. Ms. Jeanette U. Yu received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from St. Theresa's College in Quezon City.

Sonia Zablan

Ms. Sonia A. Zablan serves as Vice President for Government Affairs Department of Universal Robina Corporation since 2000. She has been with the Company for more than 20 years, starting out as the Head of the Microcomputer Section under the Office of the President in 1987 and concurrently designated as Manager of the Corporate Development and Relations Department in 1989. Prior to joining the Company, she was Systems Development Manager at Guevarra & Sons Corporation. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Major in Finance, from the University of the Philippines.

Rosalinda Rivera

Atty. Rosalinda F. Rivera serves as Corporate Secretary of Universal Robina Corporation 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 a Director of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) since October 28, 2002. He is the Chairman of the Board 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 and Director of First Life Financial Co., Inc. and National Grid Corporation of the Philippines. He is also the President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation. He is a director of Petrogen Insurance Corporation, and Canon (Philippines) Inc. 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 a 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 the Group General Manager of Shanghai Ding Feng Real Estate Development Company Limited, Xiamen Pacific Estate Investment Company Limited, Chengdu Ding Feng Real Estate Development Company Limited, and Taicang Ding Feng Real Estate Development Company Limited. He also serves as a director of Cebu Air, Inc., JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation, Robinsons Bank Corporation, and Cebu Light Industrial Park. He is also the Chairman of the Philippine Retailers Association. 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 a 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.

John Gokongwei

Dr. John L. Gokongwei, Jr., serves as a Director of Universal Robina Corporation. He served as Chairman of the Board until December 31, 2001 and is the Chairman Emeritus of the Company effective January 1, 2002. He is the Chairman Emeritus of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries. He also continues to be a member of the Executive Committee of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. He is currently the Chairman of the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, Inc., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc., Deputy Chairman and Director of United Industrial Corporation Limited and Singapore Land Limited, and a director of Cebu Air, Inc. and Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation. He was elected a director of Manila Electric Company on March 31, 2014. He is also a non-executive director of A. Soriano Corporation. Mr. Gokongwei received a Masters degree in Business Administration from the De La Salle University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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, Deputy 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 Ph.D. (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., Kawasaki Motor Corp., K Servico, Inc., Magellan Capital Holdings Corporation, PETNET, Inc., Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, LT Group, Inc., Transnational Diversified Corporation, 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, Yale University.
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