Board of Directors

Ruben C. Tiu
Chairman of the Board

Mr. Ruben C. Tiu is concurrently the Chairman of Sterling Bank of Asia, Inc. (A Savings Bank), Chairman and President of Star Equities, Inc., President of JTKC Realty Corporation, Pan Asean Multi Resources Corp., Aldex Realty Corporation, Oakridge Properties, Inc., Hotel Systems Asia, Inc., JTKC Land, Inc., The Discovery Leisure Company, Inc., and Discovery Country Suites, Inc., Executive Vice President of JTKC Equities, Inc. and Union Pacific Ace Industries, Inc., and a Director of Palawan Cove Corporation, Cay Islands Corporation, Tera Investments, Inc., Sonoran Corporation, and I-Remit, Inc. He was previously a director of Southern Visayas Property Holdings, Inc. (2003 - 2009), International Exchange Bank (1995 - 2006), and I - Remit, Inc. (2002 - 2004). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the De La Salle University.

John Y. Tiu
Director and President

Mr. John Y. Tiu, Jr. is concurrently the Chairman and President of Tera Investments, Inc., Cay Islands Corporation, Palawan Cove Corporation, Sonoran Corporation, JT Perle Corporation, and One Cerrada Corporation. He is also a Director and Vice President of Discovery Country Suites, Inc., and The Discovery Leisure Company, Inc. He is also a Director and First Vice President of JTKC Realty Corporation and Director and Treasurer of JTKC Equities, Inc., JTKC Land, Inc., Star Equities, Inc., and Touch Solutions, Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Enderun Colleges, Inc., I-Remit Inc., Oakridge Properties, Inc., Sagesoft Solutions, Inc., Sterling Bank of Asia, Inc. (A Savings Bank), and Tokyo Holdings, Inc. He was previously the Treasurer of Southern Visayas Property Holdings, Inc. (2003 - 2009). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Minor in Mathematics from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Romualdo C. Macasaet

Mr. Romualdo C. Macasaet is concurrently the Managing Director and a stockholder of JTKC Land, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce from the De La Salle University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Santo Tomas.

Lamberto R. Villena

Mr. Lamberto R. Villena is concurrently a Director of Sterling Bank of Asia Corporate Center. He was previously a Consultant to JTKC Equities, Inc. (2006 - 2009) and Executive Vice President (2004 - 2006) and Head of the Commercial Banking Group as Senior Vice President (1996 - 2004) of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation. He was also past directors of Pacific Plans, Inc. (2005 - 2008) and Vitarich Philippines (2000 - 2002). He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo de Manila University.

A. Bayani K. Tan

Mr. A. Bayani K. Tan is a Director of the Corporation (since March 2013, Publicly-Listed). He is also a Director, Corporate Secretary or both of the following reporting and/or listed companies: Belle Corporation (since May 1994, Publicly Listed), Coal Asia Holdings, Inc. (since July 2012, Publicly-Listed), I-Remit, Inc. (since May 2007, Publicly-Listed), Pacific Online Systems Corporation (since May 2007, Publicly-Listed), Philequity Dividend Yield Fund, Inc. (since January 2013), Philequity Dollar Income Fund, Inc. (since March 1999), Philequity Fund, Inc. (since June 1997), Philequity Peso Bond Fund, Inc. (since June 2000), Philequity PSE Index Fund, Inc. (since February 1999), Premium Leisure Corporation (since December 1993, Publicly-Listed), Sterling Bank of Asia Inc. (since December 2006), TKC Metals Corporation (since February 2007, Publicly-Listed), Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc. (since November 1993), Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club, Inc. (since June 1997), The Country Club at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc. (since August 1995), The Spa and Lodge at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc. (since December 1999) and Vantage Equities, Inc. (since January 1993, Publicly-Listed). He is the Managing Partner of the law offices of Tan Venturanza Valdez (since it was established in 1988), Managing Director/President of Shamrock Development Corporation (since May 1988), Director of Destiny LendFund, Inc. (since December 2005), Pascual Laboratories, Inc. (since March 2014), and Pure Energy Holdings Corporation (since October 2016), President of Catarman Chamber Elementary School Foundation, Inc. (since August 2012), Managing Trustee of SCTan Foundation, Inc. (since 1986), Trustee and Treasurer of Rebisco Foundation, Inc. (since April 2013) and Trustee and Corporate Secretary of St. Scholastica's Hospital, Inc. (since February 2011).

Mr. Tan holds a Master of Laws degree from New York University (Class of 1988) and earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines (Class of 1980) where he was a member of the Order of the Purple Feather (U.P. College of Law Honor Society) and ranked ninth in his class. Mr. Tan passed the bar examinations in 1981 where he placed sixth. He has a Bachelor of Arts major in Political Science degree from the San Beda College (Class of 1976) from where he graduated Class Valedictorian and was awarded the medal for Academic Excellence.

William L. Chua
Independent Director

Mr. William.L. Chua obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the California State University at San Jose, California in 1975, and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Santa Clara University in 1976. Mr. W. L. Chua serves as Independent Director of Sterling Bank of Asia, Inc.. He is the Vice –Chairman of Wordtext Systems, Inc., He is the Chairman and President of LSI Leading Technologies, Inc.. He is likewise a director of Nexus Technologies, Inc., WSI. Technologies, Inc., Jupiter Systems, Inc., Information Technology Security Distribution, Inc., and Aikontech Systems, Inc.

Elizabeth Ann C. Parpan
Independent Director

Ms. Elizabeth Ann C. Parpan is concurrently the Treasurer of BISCOM, Inc. and Park Haven, Inc. She is also the Corporate Secretary of A. Chan Sugar Corporation. In addition, she also acts as a director in Morning Glow Development Corp., JEMFA Resources, Inc., and Partners Against Pests, Inc. She was previously the Corporate Secretary (2011 – 2012), Director (2010 – 2012), and Assistant Manager (2008 – 2012) of Central Azucarera de Bais, Inc. and Executive Vice President of Hotel Enterprises of the Philippines, Inc. (1995 – 2009). She was the valedictorian of the Hospitality Administration Program of the Centre International De Glion en Gruyere (Glion Hotel School) in 1994. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Honors, cum laude, from the Ateneo De Manila University.