EMILIO S. DE QUIROS, JR.

Chairman

Date of first appointment – September 2010

Emilio S. De Quiros. Jr

 

Mr. De Quiros, 67, is the Chairman of the Board of Belle Corporation. He has served as a Director of the Company since September 21, 2010, and was appointed Chairman on August 5, 2016. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Social Security System (“SSS”) from August 24, 2010 until November 16, 2016. He also served as Director of UnionBank of the Philippines and Philhealth Insurance Corporation. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of SSS, he served as Executive Vice President of Bank of the Philippine Islands and President of Ayala Life Insurance Inc., Ayala Plans Inc. and BPI Bancassurance, Inc. He was also a director of ALFM Peso Mutual Fund, Inc., ALFM Dollar Mutual Fund, Inc.,ALFM Euro Mutual Fund, Inc., ALFM Growth and Philippine Stock Index Fund. Mr. De Quiros graduated from Ateneo de Naga with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree (Cum Laude), and holds a Master of Arts in Economics degree from University of the Philippines.

 

 

WILLY N OCIER

Vice Chairman

Executive Director

Date of first appointment – June 1999

Chairman, Executive Committee 

Willy N. Ocier

 

Mr. Ocier, 59, is one of the two Co-Vice Chairpersons of Belle Corporation. He has been a Vice Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the Company’s Executive Committee. His positions with associated companies are as follows: Chairman and President of Pacific Online Systems Corporation; Chairman of the Board and a Director of APC Group, Inc., Premium Leisure Corp., and Premium Leisure and Amusement, Inc.; Chairman of Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club, Inc., The Country Club at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc. and The Spa and Lodge Inc.; and Vice Chairman of Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc. Mr. Ocier also sits as a Director of the following unaffiliated corporations: IVantage Equities, Leisure and Resorts World Corporation, Philippine Global Communications, Inc. and Toyota Corporation Batangas. He was formerly President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastern Securities Development Corporation. He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

 

 

ELIZABETH ANNE C. UYCHACO

Vice Chairperson

Non-Executive Director

Date of first appointment – December 2009

Member, Executive Committee

Member, Compensation and Remuneration Committee

Elizabeth Anne C. Uychaco

 

Ms. Uychaco, 60, is one of the two Co-Vice Chairpersons of Belle Corporation. She is also Senior Vice President of SM Investments Corp., and a Board Director of Megawide Construction Corporation, Republic Glass Holdings Corp., and Generali Pilipinas Holding Company, Inc. She was formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company and Board Director of Philam Call Center. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Globe Telecom, Inc., Kuok Philippine Properties, Inc. and Transnational Diversified Corp. Ms. Uychaco graduated from St. Scholastica’s College in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of Asia and Pacific in 1988 and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Ateneo Business School in 1992.

 

 

FREDERIC C. DYBUNCIO

President and Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director

Date of first appointment – April 2013 

Member, Executive Committee

Member, Corporate Governance Committee

Frederic C. Dybuncio

 

Mr. DyBuncio, 56, is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Belle Corporation and its subsidiary PremiumLeisure Corp. Concurrently, he is the Executive Vice President of SM Investments Corporation. He is a Director of Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation, Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc., and Pacific Online Systems Corporation. Prior to holding the post, he was a career banker who spent over 20 years with JP Morgan Chase and its predecessor institutions. He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and finished a Master’s degree in Business Administration program at Asian Institute of Management.

 

 

WASHINGTON Z. SYCIP

Independent Director

Date of first appointment – May 1996

Chairman, Nomination Committee

Member, Related Party Transactions Review Committee

Washington Z. Sycip

 

Mr. SyCip, 94, is an Independent Director of the Company. He is the founder of SGV & Co., an auditing and management consulting group with operations throughout East Asia. He is the Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees and Board of Governors of the Asian Institute of Management; a Member of the Board of Overseers of Columbia University Graduate School of Business, New York; the Honorary Chairman of Euro-Asia Centre, INSEAD, Fontainbleau, France since 1989; a Member of the International Advisory Board, Council on Foreign Relations, New York (1995-2010); and an Honorary Life Trustee of the Asia Society, New York. Mr. Sycip is a Director of a number of major corporations in the Philippines and other parts of the world.

 

 

JACINTO C. NG, JR

Non-Executive Director

Date of first appointment – August 2000

Member, Executive Committee

Member, Audit Committee

Member, Risk Management Committee

Jacinto C. Ng, JR

 

Mr. Ng, 46, is a Director of the Company and concurrently a Director and Treasurer of Republic Biscuit Corporation and the Chief Executive Officer of Elanvital Enclaves, Inc. and Quantuvis Resources Corporation. Mr. Ng is also a Director of the following companies: Asia United Insurance Corporation, Highlands Prime, Inc., Manila Bay Development Corporation and Palm Concepcion Power Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of the Philippines.

 

 

GREGORIO U. KILAYKO

Independent Director

Date of first appointment – February 2003

Chairman, Audit Committee

Chairman, Risk Management Committee

Member, Nomination Committee

Chairman, Compensation and Remuneration Committee

Chairman, Corporate Governance Committee

Member, Related Party Transactions Review Committee

Gregorio U. Kilayko

 

Mr. Kilayko, 60, is an Independent Director of the Company. He was founding head of ING Barings’ stockbrokerage and investment banking business in the Philippines, and a Philippine Stock Exchange Governor in 1996 and 2000. Mr. Kilayko holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Kilayko completed accounting courses during his MBA studies, and subsequently derived accounting experience relevant to being a financial analyst for ING Baring’s.

 

 

JOSE T. SIO

Non-Executive Director

Date of first appointment – December 2009

Jose T. Sio

 

Mr. Jose T. Sio, 76, is a Director of the Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant and obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from New York University, USA. He is a Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Finance Officer of SM Investments Corporation. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the following companies listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE): (i) China Banking Corporation; (ii) Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation; and Adviser to the Board of Directors of BDO Unibank, Inc. and Premium Leisure Corporation. Mr. Sio also serves as Director of the following companies not listed in the PSE: (i) OCLP (Ortigas) Holdings, Inc.; (ii) Carmen Copper Corporation; (iii) First Asia Realty Development Corporation; (iv) Manila North Tollways Corporation; and (v) CityMall Commecial Centers Inc. He is the President of SM Foundation, Inc. and GlobalFund Holdings, Inc. Mr. Sio was a Senior Partner of Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV). He was voted as CFO of the Year in 2009 by the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX). He was also awarded as Best CFO (Philippines) in various years by Hong Kong-based business publications such as Alpha Southeast Asia, Corporate Governance Asia, Finance Asia and The Asset.

 

 

CESAR E.A. VIRATA

Independent Director

Date of first appointment – May 1996

Member, Audit Committee

Member, Risk Management Committee

Member, Nomination Committee

Member, Compensation and Remuneration Committee

Member, Corporate Governance Committee

Chairman, Related Party Transactions Review Committee

Cesar E.A. Virata

 

Mr. Virata, 85, is an Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman and President and Principal Consultant of C. Virata & Associates, Inc. Management Consultants. He is currently a Director and Vice Chairman of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC); and Director of RCBC subsidiaries and some affiliates. He is also an Independent Director of Lopez Holdings Corporation, City and Land Developers, Inc. and Business World Publishing Corporation. He is a Trustee of a number of Foundation involved in education and health services. He holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Virata was formerly the Minister of Finance and Prime Minister of the Philippines. He completed accounting courses in both undergraduate and graduate studies, and is keeping up-to-date with changes in accounting standards and tax rulings.

 

 

VIRGINIA A. YAP

Non-Executive Director

Date of first appointment – July 2010

Member, Executive Committee

Virginia A. Yap

 

Ms. Yap, 65, is a Director of the Company and a member of the Company's Executive Committee. She holds key positions in the SM Group of Companies. Ms. Yap has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce, Major in Accounting from the University of Mindanao.