Directors

DIRECTORS
Ramon S. Ang, Chairman
Carlos Antonio M. Berba, Deputy Chairman
Ramon G. Torralba, Managing Director
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
May (Michelle) Chan Wen Mee
Roberto N. Huang
Fumiaki Ozawa
Kenji Uchiyama
Tomoki Yamauchi
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS 
Alonzo Q. Ancheta
Thelmo Luis O. CUNANAN Jr.
David K.P. Li, GBM, JP
Reynato S. Puno
Sum Li, Alternate to David K.P. Li, GBM, JP

Mr. Ramon S. ANG, aged 67, is the Chairman and a non-executive Director of the Company. He has been appointed as the Chairman since 10 June 2005 and a non-executive Director of the Company since 27 November 1998. He is the Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of San Miguel Corporation (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange); Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Top Frontier Investment Holdings, Inc. (the ultimate parent company of the Company) and Petron Corporation (all of which are companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange); Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of San Miguel Food and Beverage, Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange); Chairman of Eagle Cement Corporation (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange) and Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Bhd. (a company listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange); and Director and President of Ginebra San Miguel, Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange). He is also Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer of SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.); Chairman of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.); Chairman and President of San Miguel Holdings Corp., San Miguel Equity Investments Inc., San Miguel Properties, Inc. and San Miguel Aerocity Inc.; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp.; Chairman of 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., Clariden Holdings, Inc., Anchor Insurance Brokerage Corporation, Philippine Diamond Hotel & Resort, Inc., SEA Refinery Corporation and Manila North Harbour Port, Inc.; Director and President of San Miguel Northern Cement, Inc.; and Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Cement Corporation. He is also the sole director and shareholder of Master Year Limited and Chairman of Privado Holdings, Corp.. Mr. Ang is also the Chairman, President/CEO and/ or Director of other various subsidiaries of San Miguel Corporation. He formerly held the following positions: Chairman of Liberty Telecom Holdings, Inc. and Cyber Bay Corporation; President and Chief Operating Officer of PAL Holdings, Inc. and Philippine Airlines, Inc.; Vice Chairman of Manila Electric Company; and Director of Air Philippines Corporation. Mr. Ang holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Far Eastern University and a Doctorate in Business Engineering, Honoris Causa, from the same university.

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Mr. Carlos Antonio M. BERBA, aged 56, was appointed as Deputy Chairman and Remuneration Committee member of the Company on 27 August 2010. Mr. Berba has been a Director of the Company since 16 April 2007. He is the Managing Director of San Miguel Brewing International Limited; and a Director of Neptunia Corporation Limited (a controlling shareholder of the Company) and San Miguel Brewery Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.). He is also a Commissioner of PT Delta Djakarta Tbk (a company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange); a Director of San Miguel Beer (Thailand) Limited, San Miguel Holdings (Thailand) Limited, San Miguel Marketing (Thailand) Limited, and other subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Berba has over 30 years of experience in general management, finance, strategic planning and corporate structuring initiatives. Mr. Berba graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He later obtained a Master・s degree in Business Administration (with distinction) from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and a Master・s degree in Japanese Business Studies from Japan America Institute of Management Science &Chaminade University of Honolulu.

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Mr. Ramon G. TORRALBA, aged 64, was appointed as an Executive Director and Managing Director of the Company with effect since 15 January 2013. Mr. Torralba is also the Chairman and Director of San Miguel (Guangdong) Brewery Co., Ltd. since 2013, and was the Chairman and Director of Guangzhou San Miguel Brewery Co. Ltd. from February 2013 to April 2020. He was the Vice President and Manager for Export Development of San Miguel Brewing International Limited (a subsidiary of San Miguel Brewery Inc.) from 2008 to 2012 and was also a Director of San Miguel Beer (Thailand) Limited and Commercial Director of San Miguel Marketing (Thailand) Ltd. from 2004 to 2007. He also served as Assistant Vice President of the Beer Division of San Miguel Corporation from 1997 to 2006. Mr. Torralba graduated from Zamboanga A.E. Colleges with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting. He also attended the Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management (International School of Business and Management) in the Philippines in 1991. Mr. Torralba is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Mr. Alonzo Q. ANCHETA, aged 88 was appointed as an independent non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company on 24 February 2017. He is currently an Independent Director of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.) and PTFC Redevelopment Corporation (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange). He is the President of Zobella& Co. (A.Q. Ancheta & Partners): Trademark & Patent Attorneys and the Co-Founding Partner/ Senior Adviser of Quasha Ancheta Pena &Nolasco Law Offices. He is also the Chairman and President of Ogilvy & Mather Philippines, Inc.; President of Growe Investments Ltd.; and a Member of the Board of Trustees of St. Luke・s Medical Center. Mr. Ancheta also provided service for the Philippine Government as the Administrator of National Tobacco Administration (1987 - 1990). Mr. Ancheta graduated from the University of Manila with a Bachelor・s degree in Arts (Magna cum Laude) in 1953 and a Bachelor・s degree in Laws (Cum laude) in 1957. He is a lawyer (A.B., LL.B) by profession, with practice areas in intellectual property law and commercial/corporate/family law and estates and succession. He is also a member of various organizations, including the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (Council Adviser, 1988- present), Philippine Bar Association, Legal Management Council of the Philippines, Asian Patent Attorneys Association, International Trademark Association, LAWASIA (Vice President International, 2017-present), Licensing Executives Society International, ASEAN Law Association, ASEAN Intellectual Property Association, American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Philippine American Guardian Association, Philippine-Japan Economic Committee, Philippines-Japan Society, Inc., Rotary Club of Marikina, Jaycees International (Senator) and For Love of Mother Earth, Inc..

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Ms. May (Michelle) CHAN Wen Mee, aged 56, was appointed as a non-executive Director on 11 March 2011. Ms. Chan serves as Managing Director of A.S. Watson Industries Limited. She served as Managing Director of Hutchison Harbour Ring Limited from 1 February 2006 to 31 October 2010 and served as Executive Deputy Managing Director of Hutchison Harbour Ring Limited from 18 May 2005 to 31 January 2006. Ms. Chan has extensive experience in managing property development and investment businesses in mainland China. She also holds directorships in certain companies controlled by CK Hutchison Holdings Limited. Ms. Chan holds a Bachelor・s degree in Business Administration.

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Mr. Thelmo Luis O. CUNANAN Jr. , aged 50, is an Honorary Consul of Georgia and an Honorary Consul of Somalia in the Philippines. He is also the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Philippine National Bobsled Luge & Skeleton Association, Inc. (Philippine Bobsled Team); President of the Philippines Georgia Business and Friendship Association; President of the Philippines Somalia Business and Friendship Association; Television Presenter, Producer and Programming Consultant of the Golden News Network (GNN); Chairman and Founder of the Zoo Crew Philippines and 1FM Community Inc. (First Filipino International Movement); and Director of the Earth Savers Movement Inc. (Earth Savers Dream Ensemble). Mr. Cunanan Jr. is also an Owner and Proprietor of CochinilloSegoviano, AAA Holiday Homes and Residences and Camp Mara Luxury Tented Resort in the Philippines. He is a former independent non-executive director (2008-2012), member of the nomination committee (2012) and advisor to the board (2013-2021) of the Company. Mr. Cunanan Jr. graduated from Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines in 1994 with a bachelor of arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies major in Legal Management. He later obtained a master・s degree in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, Philippines.

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Mr. Roberto N. HUANG, aged 72, was appointed as a non-executive Director and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company on8 November 2012. Mr. Huang is a Director and the President of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.); and a Director and the Chief Operating Officer - Beer of San Miguel Food and Beverage, Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange). He is also a Director of San Miguel Brewing International Limited and San Miguel Malaysia Pte. Ltd.; and the Chairman and President of Iconic Beverages, Inc., Brewery Properties Inc., and Brewery Landholdings, Inc. Mr. Huang graduated from the Mapua Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed academic requirements for a Master・s degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University. He also attended the Nagoya International Training Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency Grant for Metal Works Engineering and Numerical Control Machines course.

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Dr. the Hon. Sir David LI Kwok-po, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP, MA Cantab. (Economics & Law), Hon. LLD (Cantab), Hon. DSc. (Imperial), Hon. LLD (Warwick), Hon. DBA (Edinburgh Napier), Hon. D.Hum.Litt. (Trinity, USA), Hon. LLD (Hong Kong), Hon. DSocSc (Lingnan), Hon. DLitt (Macquarie), Hon. DSocSc (CUHK), FCA, FCPA, FCPA (Aust.), FCIB, FHKIB, FBCS, CITP, Officier de l・Ordre de la Couronne, Grand Officer of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity, The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, Commandeurdansl・Ordre National de la Legion d・Honneur, aged 81, was appointed on 22 March 1991. Sir David is an independent non-executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is the Executive Chairman of The Bank of East Asia, Limited (listed in Hong Kong). He is an independent non-executive Director of Guangdong Investment Limited, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited and Vitasoy International Holdings Limited (all listed in Hong Kong). He was an independent non-executive Director of PCCW Limited (listed in Hong Kong). Sir David is a member of the Council of the Treasury Markets Association. He is Founding Chairman of The Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong Limited, Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army, Hong Kong and Macau Command, Chairman of the Executive Committee of St. James・ Settlement and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance. He was a member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong from 2005 to 2008 and the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1985 to 2012.

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Mr. Fumiaki OZAWA, aged 51, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company on 28 April 2017. He is also a Director and the Executive Vice President of San Miguel Brewing International Limited. He is also a Director of San Miguel Holdings (Thailand) Limited, San Miguel Beer (Thailand) Limited and San Miguel Marketing (Thailand) Limited; and a Commissioner of PT Delta Djakarta Tbk (a company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange). Mr. Ozawa was a former Director and Executive Financial Advisor of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.), the Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy Department of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited and Senior Manager of Management Planning Department, Kirin Company, Limited. He was also the Manager of Management Planning Department of Kirin Company, Limited; Manager of Overseas Sales Division, Kirin Techno-System Company, Limited and Sales Representative of Off-premise Sales Section, Tohoku Regional Head Office, Kirin Brewery Company, Limited. Mr. Ozawa graduated from Waseda University with a bachelor・s degree in Economics.

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Mr. Reynato S. PUNO, aged 80, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director and Nomination Committee member of the Company on 8 November 2012 and as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee on 24 February 2017. Mr. Puno is an independent Director of San Miguel Corporation (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange), and Union Bank of the Philippines, Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange), and an Independent Commissioner of PT Delta Djakarta Tbk (a company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange). He is also the Chairman of the Environmental Heroes Foundation and World Vision; Vice Chairman of GMA Kapuso Foundation; and a Director of The New Standard newspaper. Mr. Puno served as the Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court from 6 December 2006 until his retirement on 17 May 2010. He also served previously in the Philippine judiciary as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals, Appellate Justice of the Intermediate Appellate Court and City Judge of Quezon City. He also served as Assistant Solicitor General and Deputy Minister of Justice. Mr. Puno completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of the Philippines, and has a Master of Laws degree from the University of California in Berkeley and a Master in Comparative Laws degree from the Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. He also completed academic requirements for a Doctor of Juridical Science degree from the University of Illinois.

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Mr. Kenji UCHIYAMA, aged 56, was appointed as a non-executive Director and member of the Nomination Committee of the Company on 13 April 2018. Mr. Uchiyama is a Director and the Executive Vice President of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.) and a Director of San Miguel Brewing International Limited, San Miguel Holdings (Thailand) Limited, San Miguel Beer (Thailand) Limited, Iconic Beverages, Inc., Brewery Properties Inc. and Brewery Landholdings, Inc.. He was also the Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Department of Kirin Brewery Company, Limited; a Director of Diageo Kirin Company, Limited, Heineken Kirin Company, Limited, Eishogen Company, Limited, Kirin Distillery Company, Limited and The Brooklyn Brewery Corporation; and the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Brooklyn Brewery Japan Company, Limited. Mr. Uchiyama also held the following positions in the Kirin group: Deputy General Manager of Sales Department, in charge of Off-Premise Sales of Kirin Beer Marketing Company, Limited; and Head of Sales Promotion Section of Sales Department of Kirin Beer Marketing Company, Limited. Mr. Uchiyama graduated from Keio University with a Bachelor・s degree in Social Psychology.

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Mr. Tomoki YAMAUCHI, aged 53, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company on 27 October 2017. Mr. Yamauchi is a Director and the Executive Financial Advisor of San Miguel Brewery Inc. (a company listed on the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.). He is also a Director of San Miguel Brewing International Limited and San Miguel Beer (Thailand) Limited. He was previously the Senior Manager of Accounting Department of Kirin Company, Limited; Senior Manager of Planning Department of Kirin Beverage Company, Limited; Senior Manager of Management Planning Department of Kirin Company, Limited; Senior Manager of Accounting Unit Group Finance of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited; and Senior Manager of Finance and Accounting Department of Kirin Group Office Company, Limited. Mr. Yamauchi graduated from Keio University with a bachelor・s degree in Economics. He also completed a program for Management Development in Harvard Business School.

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Ms. Sum LI, CIA, FCCA, FHKICPA, aged 49, is the Group Chief Auditor of The Bank of East Asia, Limited. She is currently serving as President of The Institute of Internal Auditors Hong Kong. Ms. Li is a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and a Certified Internal Auditor. She was previously a Partner at KPMG・s Risk Consulting group and is a Past President of The Asian Confederation of The Institutes of Internal Auditors. Ms. Li holds a Master Degree of Science in Finance from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Update as at 25 October 2021

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