Eleanor M. Hilado, Filipino, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines. A former banker by profession, Ms. Hilado’s 32-year banking career had its beginnings at the Far East Bank and Trust Company. Thereafter, Ms. Hilado joined the Development Bank of the Philippines as Sector Head of its Institutional Banking Group and was primarily responsible for professionalizing and revitalizing the corporate lending business of the institution immediately following its financial rehabilitation. In 1991, she joined the Corporate Banking Group of PCIBank and in October 1997, Ms. Hilado’s banking career was further broadened when she assumed senior management positions at PCI Capital Corporation. In June 2007, she became First Vice President of BDO Capital & Investment Corporation (BDO Capital), and was subsequently promoted to Senior Vice President in February 2009, a position she held until February 2018. Concurrent with her position and responsibilities at BDO Capital, Ms. Hilado also served as President of Armstrong Securities, Inc. and a member of its Board of Directors, a member broker of the Philippine Stock Exchange and one of three stock brokerage firms of the BDO Unibank Group from 2008-2018. Ms. Hilado is affiliated with the Canadian American School Manila, being a member of its Board of Advisors since 2016. She is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Home for Alternative Learning and Motivational Strategies (a division of the Birthright Educators Foundation). Ms. Hilado was elected as an independent director of CHP during the annual stockholders’ meeting of CHP held on June 6, 2019. She was re-elected as independent member of the Board of Directors during CHP’s annual stockholders’ meetings held on June 24, 2020, June 2, 2021 and June 1, 2022.
Alfredo S. Panlilio, Filipino, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Computer Information Systems) from San Francisco State University. He obtained his Master in Business Administration at J. L. Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University and the Hongkong University of Science and Technology. He served as Senior Vice President of PLDT from May 2001 to December 2010, and he was the President of PLDT Global Corporation from June 2004 to December 2010. From September 2010 to June 2019, Mr. Panlilio was the Senior Vice President and Head of Customer Retail Services and Corporate Communications at Meralco and held designations in Meralco’s subsidiaries including those involved in renewable energy, multi-channel payments processing. On July 1, 2019, Mr. Panlilio returned to PLDT as its Chief Revenue Officer of PLDT. He has been a member of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of PLDT since June 8, 2021 and Smart Communications, Inc. (a subsidiary of PLDT) since August 8, 2019. He is also an Advisor of the Data Privacy and Information Security Committee, Advisor of the Governance, Nomination and Sustainability Committee, and Member of the Technology Strategy Committee of the PLDT Board of Directors. Within the PLDT Group, Mr. Panlilio holds leadership positions in subsidiaries involved in ICT, data center operations, digital banking, and more. A sports advocate, Mr. Panlilio sits as President of the MVP Sports Foundation, Second Vice President of FIBA Asia Central Board, First Vice President of the Philippine Olympic Committee and Chairman of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 local organizing committee. He is also the Governor of the Meralco Bolts Team under the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) and President of Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP). Mr. Panlilio is the Treasurer of the National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP) and Manila Golf Country Club, Inc., and a member of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP). Mr. Panlilio is an independent director on the Board of Directors of CHP. He was initially elected to the Board of Directors on June 3, 2016 and assumed office effective from July 14, 2016. He was re-elected as independent member of the Board of Directors during CHP’s annual stockholders’ meetings held on June 7, 2017, June 6, 2018, June 6, 2019, June 24, 2020, June 2, 2021 and June 1, 2022.
Pedro Roxas, Filipino, holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Roxas is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Roxas Holdings Inc. and its operating subsidiaries, namely: Central Azucarera Don Pedro, Inc., San Carlos Bioenergy, Inc., and RHI Agri-Business Development Corporation. He is likewise the Executive Chairman of Roxas & Co., Inc. and was the company’s President and CEO until 2016; the Chairman of the Philippine Sugar Millers Association (PSMA); the Vice Chairman of the ASEAN Sugar Alliance; the President of Club Punta Fuego Inc. and of Fundación Santiago. Mr. Roxas has extensive experience serving as an independent director for companies such the Manila Electric Co and Mapfre Insular Insurance Corporation. He is a board member of Brightnote Assets Corporation; a Trustee of Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and of Roxas Foundation, Inc. Mr. Roxas serves as an independent director of CHP. He was initially elected to the Board of Directors on June 3, 2016 and assumed office effective from July 14, 2016. He was re-elected as independent member of the Board of Directors during CHP’s annual stockholders’ meetings held on June 7, 2017, June 6, 2018 and June 6, 2019, June 24, 2020, June 2, 2021 and June 1, 2022.
Mr. Sergio Mauricio Menéndez Medina, Mexican, holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University and a degree in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. He joined CEMEX in 1993 and has held various key management positions. Mr. Menéndez was the President of CEMEX’s operations in the Philippines from 2008 to 2009, the Vice President for Strategic Planning for CEMEX’s operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia region from 2009 to 2011 and, thereafter, the President for CEMEX’s operations in Egypt until 2014. He subsequently assumed senior Vice President positions in the commercial department for CEMEX Mexico until 2019, when he was appointed as the President for CEMEX’s operations in Europe and became a member of the Executive Committee of CEMEX, S.A.B.de C.V. Mr. Menéndez is currently the President of CEMEX’s operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia region. In view of the resignation of Mr. Joaquin Miguel Estrada Suarez from the Board of Directors of the Company, our Board of Directors on April 2, 2020, at a meeting during which all incumbent board members were present, elected Mr. Menéndez as a member and the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors during CHP’s annual stockholders’ meetings held on June 24, 2020, June 2, 2021 and June 1, 2022. He continues to serve as the Chairman of CHP’s Board of Directors.
Luis Guillermo Franco Carrillo, Mexican, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2004. He joined CEMEX in 1999 through its management training program. Mr. Franco was assigned to the CEMEX’s operations in the United Kingdom, assuming the positions of Manager for Strategic Planning from 2006 to 2007, Director for Strategic Planning from 2007 to 2009 and Director for Business Performance from 2009 to 2010. He has held other key management positions, including head of CEMEX’s operations in Hungary from 2010 to 2011, Aggregates Vice President for CEMEX Mexico from 2011 to 2014, Industrial Channel Sale Vice President for CEMEX Mexico from 2014 to 2016, and Builders Segment Vice President for CEMEX Mexico in 2016. Mr. Franco was appointed as country head for CEMEX’s operations in the Philippines effective from June 1, 2022. He was elected as a member of the Board of Directors during CHP’s annual stockholders’ meeting held on June 1, 2022 and he was appointed as the President & Chief Executive Officer of CHP during the organizational board meeting.
Antonio Ivan Sanchez Ugarte, Spanish, holds a law degree from Deusto University (Bilbao, Spain) and obtained a Master of Laws (Executive LLM) degree with honors from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (Chicago, USA). After several years of private law practice, he joined CEMEX as International Legal Counsel in 2001 based in Madrid, Spain. In September 2017, he was appointed as the Head of CEMEX Legal for Asia, Middle East and Africa Region. On December 6, 2017, he was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company, in view of the retirement of Mr. Vincent Paul Piedad from the organization. The election of Mr. Sanchez as Director of the Company was effective on January 1, 2018. He was re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors during CHP’s annual stockholders’ meetings held on June 6, 2018, June 6, 2019, June 24, 2020, June 2, 2021 and June 1, 2022.
Jesús Ortiz de la Fuente, Mexican, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and he obtained in 2010 a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He joined CEMEX in 2004 through its executive trainee program. During the earlier stage of his career in CEMEX, Mr. Ortiz was based in the United Kingdom, Germany and Monterrey, Mexico and was primarily immersed in the enterprise risk management area of the organization. From 2013 to 2014 he held the position of the Enterprise Risk Management Director of CEMEX Colombia, and from 2015 to 2018 he was the Investor Relations Officer of Cemex Latam Holdings, S.A., a publicly-listed company. In 2018, Mr. Ortiz returned to CEMEX’s operations in Mexico when he assumed the position of Strategic Planning Director (Industrial Customers, Operations & Supply Chain), a position he held until he was appointed in 2020 as the Commercial Development Director of the Distribution Channel of CEMEX Mexico (the largest customer segment of said operation). In view of the resignation of Alejandro Garcia Cogollos as Board member and executive officer of CHP, the Board of Directors during its meeting held on July 28, 2022 elected Mr. Ortiz as a member of the Board of Directors effective on July 29, 2022 and appointed him as Vice President for Strategic Planning effective on August 1, 2022.
Francisco Javier García Ruiz de Morales. Spanish citizen, holds Degrees in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and in Business Administration from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid). Mr. Garcia joined the operations of CEMEX in Spain in 2000 and has held several management positions in the finance and administration functional areas, including Financial Planning Director for CEMEX España from 2001 to 2004, International Financing Director from 2004 to 2012 and CEMEX EMEAA Regional Treasury Director from 2012 to May 2014. In 2014, Mr. García moved to Monterrey, Mexico to head the Corporate Funding group and reported directly to CEMEX’s Chief Financial Officer. By the end of 2018, Mr. Garcia returned to Madrid, Spain and assumed the position of Director for Business Services Organization (BSO) for EMEAA and became a member of the Regional Management Team. He is currently the Director of Business Relationship (Global Enterprise Services) for CEMEX’s operations in EMEAA. In view of the resignation of María García Villán as member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of CHP, the Board of Directors elected Mr. Garcia as a member of the Board of Directors and member of the Audit Committee on April 7, 2022. He was re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors during CHP’s annual stockholders’ meeting held on June 1, 2022.