Board of Directors and Executive Officers

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Eduardo M. Cojuangco, Jr. Chairman of the Board
Eduardo M. Cojuangco, Jr., Filipino, 80, is the Chairman and a non-executive director of the Company, a position he has held since May 22, 2001, and Chairman of the Company’s Executive Committee (since April 25, 2002). He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of listed companies San Miguel Corporation and Ginebra San Miguel, Inc. He is likewise the Chairman of listed company Petron Corporation, and private companies ECJ and Sons Agricultural Enterprises, Inc. and the Eduardo Cojuangco, Jr. Foundation, Inc.; and a Director of Caiñaman Farms, Inc. He was previously Director of Manila Electric Company (February 2009 to May 2009). Mr. Cojuangco attended the College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines, as well as California Polytechnic College in San Luis Obispo, U.S.A. Among others, he was conferred the Degree of Doctor of Economics Honoris Causa by the University of Mindanao and the Degree of Doctor of Agri-Business Honoris Causa by the Tarlac College of Agriculture.
Ramon S. Ang Vice Chairman of the Board
Ramon S. Ang, Filipino, 62, is the Vice Chairman of the Company, a position he has held since May 13, 2011. He has been a Director of the Company since May 22, 2001 and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee (since April 25, 2002) and Executive Compensation Committee (since November 7, 2013). He also holds, among others, the following positions: Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of listed company San Miguel Corporation; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SMC Global Power Holdings Corp.; Chairman and President of San Miguel Properties, Inc., San Miguel Energy Corporation, Atea Tierra Corporation and Philippine Oriental Realty Development Inc.; Chairman of listed company Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc., and private companies San Miguel Brewery Inc., (listed with PDEX), San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation, San Miguel Foods, Inc., San Miguel Mills, Inc., Magnolia Inc., The Purefoods-Hormel Company, Inc., San Miguel Super Coffeemix Co., Inc., Anchor Insurance Brokerage Corporation, San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited, Philippine Diamond Hotel & Resort, Inc. and Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. He is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of listed companies Top Frontier Investment Holdings Inc. and Petron Corporation; and a Director of listed company Ginebra San Miguel, Inc. Mr. Ang holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Far Eastern University.
Francisco S. Alejo III Director
Francisco S. Alejo III, Filipino, 67, is the President of the Company, a position he has held since May 20, 2005. He has been a Director of the Company since May 22, 2001 and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee (since April 25, 2002) and Nomination and Hearing Committee (since May 20, 2005). He also holds the following positions: Chairman and President of Realsnacks Mfg. Corp.; Chairman of Sugarland Corporation, Golden Food & Dairy Creamery Corporation, San Miguel Pure Foods (VN) Co., Ltd., Golden Bay Grain Terminal Corporation, Golden Avenue Corp., and Philippine Prime Meat Marketing Corporation; Vice Chairman of San Miguel Foods, Inc., San Miguel Mills, Inc., The Purefoods-Hormel Company, Inc., and Magnolia Inc.; Director of listed company Ginebra San Miguel, Inc. and private companies San Miguel Super Coffeemix Co., Inc., San Miguel Foods & Beverage International Limited (BVI), San Miguel Pure Foods Investment (BVI) Ltd. and San Miguel Pure Foods International, Limited (BVI); and President Commissioner of PT San Miguel Pure Foods Indonesia. Mr. Alejo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School.
Menardo R. Jimenez Director
Menardo R. Jimenez, Filipino, 83, has been a Director of the Company since April 25, 2002. He is Chairman of the Company’s Executive Compensation Committee (since May 12, 2006), and member of its Audit Committee (since June 27, 2008) and Nomination and Hearing Committee (since November 7, 2013). He is also a Director of listed company San Miguel Corporation and private company Magnolia Inc. He likewise holds the following positions: Chairman and President of Majent Management and Development Corporation; Chairman of United Coconut Planters Bank and Meedson Properties Corporation; President and Chief Executive Officer of Albay-Agro Industrial Development Corporation; and a Director of Mabuhay Philippines Satellite Corporation, CBTL Holdings, Inc. and Pan-Phil Aqua Culture Corporation. Mr. Jimenez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Far Eastern University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Among others, he was conferred Doctorates in Business Management Honoris Causa by University of Pangasinan and Pamantasan Ng Lungsod ng Maynila.
Carmelo L. Santiago Independent Director
Carmelo L. Santiago, Filipino, 73, has been an Independent Director of the Company since August 12, 2010. He is the Chairman of the Company’s Nomination and Hearing Committee (since May 13, 2011) and Audit Committee (since November 7, 2013), and a member of the Company’s Executive Compensation Committee (since June 27, 2008). He is an Independent Director of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (listed with PDEX) and listed company Liberty Telecoms Holdings, Inc.; and Director of Terbo Concept, Inc. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited. He was previously Independent Director of San Miguel Corporation, Ginebra San Miguel Inc., Anchor Insurance Brokerage Corporation and San Miguel Properties, Inc. Mr. Santiago is the founder and owner of several branches of Melo’s Restaurant and the founder of Wagyu Restaurant. Mr. Santiago holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from University of the East.
Minita V. Chico-Nazario Independent Director
Minita V. Chico-Nazario, Filipino, 76, has been an Independent Director of the Company and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee and Audit Committee since May 8, 2015. She is currently an Independent Director of listed companies Top Frontier Investment Holdings Inc. and Ginebra San Miguel, Inc., and private company San Miguel Properties, Inc. She is also a Director of Banco San Juan (Rural Bank) and Legal Consultant of Union Bank of the Philippines. She is the incumbent Dean of the College of Law of the University of Perpetual Help in Las Piñas City. She has previously held the following positions: Legal Consultant of Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (from January 2010 to June 2010) and Metro Manila Development Authority (from March 2010 to June 2010); and Chairman of the Board of Directors (from June 2010 to August 2010) and Director (from September 2010 to September 2011) of PNOC Exploration Corporation. She has served the Judiciary in various capacities for 47 years, with the last position she held being Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (from February 2004 to December 2009). Justice Nazario holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from University of the Philippines and is a member of the New York State Bar.
Ricardo C. Marquez Independent Director
Cirilo P. Noel Independent Director

KEY EXECUTIVES

Ramon S. Ang President and Chief Executive Officer
Francisco S. Alejo III Chief Operating Officer – Food
Roberto N. Huang Chief Operating Officer – Beer
Emmanuel B. Macalalag Chief Operating Officer – Liquor
Ferdinand K. Constantino Treasurer
Ildefonso B. Alindogan Vice President, Chief Finance Officer and
Strategy Officer
Alexandra B. Trillana Corporate Secretary and Compliance Officer
Kristina Lowella I. Garcia Assistant Vice President, Investor Relations Manager