BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Joseph C. Sy
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Joseph C. Sy
Chairman of the Board of Directors
He became Chairman of the Company and PGMC on August 6, 2015 and August 10, 2015, respectively. He served as President of PGMC and the Company in 2011 and on August 29, 2014, respectively. He is also a Director of Ipilan Nickel Corporation, the Treasurer of the Philippine Nickel Industry Association, Inc. (PNIA) and the Director of Mining for the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). He has more than 14 years of experience in managing companies engaged in mining and mineral exploration and development. He studied Bachelor of Science in Management degree in Far Eastern University Manila.


David Chua
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
David Chua
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
He is the owner and Chairman of Summit Investment Partners Limited Group (SIP) whose principal activity is to invest its proprietary capital in companies with growth potential and which require additional capital to fund their expansion. He is also the Chairman of Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. He was the President of Genting Hong Kong Limited from 2007 to 2014 and previously held key management positions in various international securities companies in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Economics from Carleton University Canada in 1985.


Luis N. Yu Jr.
Director
Luis N. Yu Jr.
Director
He is the Chairman Emeritus of 8990 Holdings, Inc. He was voted 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI). He graduated with a degree of AB Social Science from Velez College, Cebu City in 1974 and received his Master degree in Business Management at the Asian Institute of Management in 1977.


Francis C. Chua
Director
Francis C. Chua
Director
He became a Director of the Company on October 22, 2014. He is the Chairman of the Board of Negros Navigation/2Go and a Board of Director/Governor of the Philippine Stock Exchange. He is also the Founding Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce Philippines (ICCP), Chairman Emeritus of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (PCCI), Chairman Emeritus of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), Honorary President of the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FCCCII) and he is the Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Peru in Manila. He also served as Special Envoy on Trade and Investments on China. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Philippines in 1972 and received doctorate degrees in Humanities and Business Technology from the Central Luzon State University and the Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology, respectively.


Dante R. Bravo
President and Director
Dante R. Bravo
President and Director
He became President of the Company and PGMC on August 6, 2015 and August 10, 2015, respectively. He held various key positions in PGMC, namely: Corporate Secretary, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President from 2011 to 2014. He has more than 10 years of corporate management experience. Mr. Bravo served as Senior Associate and Director at SGV & Co.; Professor of Law at San Beda College; Lecturer for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Program of the Supreme Court; and Chief Political Affairs Officer of Congressman Narciso R. Bravo Jr. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He completed a Bachelor of Laws from San Beda College and a Bachelor of Accountancy from University of Santo Tomas. He placed 10th in the 2001 Philippine Bar Examinations.


Mary Belle D. Bituin
Treasurer and Chief Finance Officer
Mary Belle D. Bituin
Treasurer and Chief Finance Officer
She became a Director of the Company on October 22, 2014, and Treasurer and CFO in January 2015. She was Vice President for Business Transformation at Globe Telecom, Inc. where she has worked since 1998; an International Auditor for International Audits at the Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) in Atlanta, USA; and a Senior Auditor at SGV & Co. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in Accounting, from Philippine School of Business Administration, Manila in 1988.


Gu Zhi Fang
Director
Gu Zhi Fang
Director
She became a Director of the Company on October 22, 2014. She has served as General Manager of Ferrochrome Resources, Inc. since 2011. She has also been a Director and General Manager of Jiangsu Lianhua Paper Ltd., Wujiang, Jiangsu Province, China. She completed a degree in International Trade from Suzhou University in 1992.


Dennis Allan T. Ang
Director
Dennis Allan T. Ang
Director
He became a Director of the Company on August 10, 2015. He is the Founder and President of Engagement, Inc., Founder of Full Metro Gear Corp and the Corporate Secretary of Maxima Machineries Inc. He occupied several key positions in Asian Institute of Management from 2001 to 2006. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Ateneo de Manila University in 1997 and a Master in Business Administration from Asian Institute of Management in 2001.


Roberto C. Amores
Independent Director
Roberto C. Amores
Independent Director
He became a Director of the Company on March 17, 2015. Mr. Amores has more than 30 years of corporate management experience. He is the Director-in-Charge for Agriculture at the Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a member of the Technical Advisory Group for Agribusiness Office of Sec. Arthur C. Yap in the Department of Agriculture, President of the Philippine Food Processors and Exporters Organization, Inc. and a Council Member and Trustee of the Export Development Council – DTI. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Philippines in 1976.


Edgardo G. Lacson
Independent Director
Edgardo G. Lacson
Independent Director
He is the President of MIS Maritime Corporation, Safe Seas Shipping Agency, Marine Industrial Supply Corporation and EML Realty. He is also the Managing Director of Link Edge, Chairman of Metrostore Corporation and Chairman of Beacon Environmental Management Services. He also sits as a Trustee of Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) and a Director of Puregold Price Club, Inc. He is the President of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), a Member of the Board of Trustees of De La Salle University and an Honorary Chairman of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce (BSC), Major in Accounting from De La Salle College in 1965.
KEY EXECUTIVES


Carlo A. Matilac
Senior Vice President for Operations
Carlo A. Matilac
Senior Vice President for Operations
Mr. Matilac became the Senior Vice President of the technical mines of PGMC on August 1, 2014. He joined PGMC in 2012. Mr. Matilac’s primary duties include mineral evaluation, planning and design of the mine, mine development and production. Prior to his current position, Mr. Matilac served as a Technical Specialist for BHP Billiton and QNI, and a Mine Engineering Superintendent for Manila Mining Corp. He holds a Master in Business Administration from the Saint Paul University and a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from Cebu Institute of Technology. Mr. Matilac has more than 19 years of technical and engineering experience in managing companies engaged in mining and mineral exploration development.


Noel B. Lazaro
Senior Vice President for Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Secretary, Compliance Officer, and Corporate Information Officer
Noel B. Lazaro
Senior Vice President for Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Secretary, Compliance Officer, and Corporate Information Officer
Mr. Lazaro is a Senior Vice President and General Counsel of PGMC. He joined PGMC and became Director on August 1, 2014. He became the Corporate Secretary, Compliance Officer and Corporation Information Officer on October 22, 2014. He is also a Director and the Corporate Secretary of Southeast Palawan Nickel Ventures, Inc. and Ipilan Nickel Corporation. He is an Attorney-at-Law in the Philippines. Prior to his current position, Mr. Lazaro served as a Partner for Siguion Reyna Montecillo & Ongsiako, an Associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, a professorial lecturer for the Lyceum of the Philippines College of Law, the De la Salle University Graduate School of Business and Far Eastern University Institute of Law, Master of Business Administration-Juris Doctor Dual Degree Program. He is holding a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines College of Law.


Eveart Grace Claro
Assistant Corporate Secretary and Alternate Corporate Information Officer
Eveart Grace Claro
Assistant Corporate Secretary and Alternate Corporate Information Officer
Ms. Pomarin-Claro became the Assistant Corporate Secretary and Alternate Corporate Information Officer of the Company on September 10, 2014. Atty. Pomarin-Claro served as the Corporate Secretary of the Company from February 1, 2014 to August 29, 2014. She is the Assistant Corporate Secretary of PGMC and Surigao Integrated Resources Corporation and the Corporate Secretary of Ipilan Nickel Corporation, Nickel Laterite Resources, Inc. and Celestial Nickel Mining Exploration Corporation. She completed a Bachelor of Laws from the University of St. La Salle.
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