Board of Directors

Ambassador Bienvenido A. Tan Jr. - Chairman of the Board

Atty. Tan, Jr., Filipino, age 84, is a director of the Company since 1998. He was elected Chairman in August 2007. He is also the Chairman of the Board and President of BBB Management, Inc., Elena P. Tan Foundation, Inc., Modern Glass Distributors, Inc., UP Medical Foundation, Inc., and Bookmark, Inc. He is also a member of the Boards of Philippine Business for Social Progress, Ina ng Buhay Foundation, Inc., AERA Memorial Foundation, Basic Socio-Economic and Development Foundation, Fiesta Greetings, Inc., and Gotuaco, Del Rosario & Associates, Inc. Atty. Tan received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines. He served as Commissioner of Internal Revenue of the Republic of the Philippines from 1986 to 1988. He was the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at Federal Republic of Germany from 1989 to 1992.


Mr. Geronimo F. Velasco Jr. - Vice Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Velasco, Jr., Filipino, age 48, has been with the Company since 1991 as Vice President and General Manager, and was appointed the President of the Company in July 1998. He has served as Director since 1990. He is President of Metropolitan Management Corporation and Gervel, Inc. He is Director of Forum Pacific Inc., Universal Light Rail Corporation, and Stradcom Corporation. He has a Master in Business Administration Degree, major in Finance, from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.


Ms. Corazon S. dela Paz - Bernardo – Independent Director

Ms. dela Paz Bernardo, Filipino, age 71, holds a master degree in Business Administration from Cornell University, USA. She studied Business Administration at the University of the East, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She placed first in the 1960 Philippines Board examination for Certified Public Accountants. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Social Security Sytem from 2001 to 2008. She is the Vice Chairperson and Director of BDO Unibank, Inc. She is a member of the Board of Miriam College, University of the East, UE Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Equitable Card Network, Inc., Children's Hours and MFI Foundation Inc. She is the current Chairperson of NAMFREL. She was Chairman and Senior Partner of Joaquin Cunanan & Co. / Price WaterhouseCoopers, Philippines from 1981-2001. She was formerly a Board member of Ayala Land, PLDT, Philex Mining Corporation, San Miguel Corporation, ASEAN Social Security Association, Home Development Mutual Fund.


Ms. Lizanne C. Uychaco – Non-Executive Director

Mr. Henson, Filipino, age 57 became Director of Republic Glass Holdings Corporation on December 3, 2007.He earned his M.B.A. from University of Chicago in 1966. He completed his undergraduate work in 1961 at De La Salle University, where he graduated with degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce. Mr. Henson is a Director and President of Highlands Prime Incorporated. He is the Chairman and Director of Universal Light Rail Corporation and Philippine Estates Corporation. He was formerly the President of Asia's Emerging Dragon Corporation, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Clark Development Corporation, Commissioner of the Mt. Pinatubo Commission and General Manager and Director of National Development Corporation and some of its major subsidiary corporation. He served as Undersecretary of the Department of trade and Industry and was a Partner of Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. Mr. Henson is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a Director of the Company and currently the President of Highlands Prime, (HP). He is a Director and Member of the Executive Committees of both Highlands Prime Inc. and Belle Corporation. Mr. henson is also a Director of BDO Leasing and Finance Inc., Chairman of Philippine Estates Corporation and Chairman of the Universal Light Rail Corporation. He was formerly the President of Asia's Emerging Dragon Corporation, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Clark Development Corporation, Commissioner of the Mt. Pinatubo Commission, General Manager and Director of the National Development Corporation and some of its major subsidiary corporations. He served as Undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry and was a Partner of the SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co. Mr. Henson is a Certified Public Accountant.


Ms. Adeline S. Lim – Non-Executive Director

Ms. Lim, Filipino, age 52, has served as Director of Republic Glass Holdings Corporation since 1997. She is President of L & A Enterprises, Inc. She holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, major in computers from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and a BS ECE degree from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila. She is an Independent Board Member of RGHC and currently a member of RGHC's Compensation Committee.


Mr. Victor C. Macalincag – Non-Executive Director

Mr. Macalincag, Filipino, age 72, was elected Director of Republic Glass Holdings Corporation on August 13, 2007. He is the Chairman of AZ Development Managers, Inc. He is also a Director of Semirara Mining Corporation and Merchants Bank. Mr. Macalincag was the President of Trade & Investment Development Corporation of the Philippines presently known as PHIL EXIM (formerly PhilGuarantee) from 1991 until his resignation in 2001. He served as Deputy Minister of Finance from 1981 to 1986 and Undersecretary of Finance from 1986 to 1991. He concurrently held the position of National Treasurer from 1981 to 1988. Other positions he held until year 2001 were as follows: Director of Home Guaranty Corporation and Philippine Overseas Construction Board; Executive Committee Member of the Export Industry Modernization of the Technology and Livelihood Resource Center and the Industry Development Council and Review Committee member of Industrial Guarantee and Loan fund. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Bu siness Administration from University of the East and has completed the academic requirements for Master of Arts in Economics also from the same university. Mr. MCALINCAG is a Certified Public Accountant.


Mr. Federico E. Puno – Non-Executive Director

Mr. Puno, Filipino, age 61, holds a Masters in Industrial Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He has served as Director of the Company since 2001. Mr. Puno was appointed Team Energy's President in 2007. Team Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crimsonpower Holdings Company, a joint venture company between Tokyo Electric Power and Marubeni Corporation. He is also a Director of Meralco, Semirara Mining Corporation, Pampanga Sugar Development Corporation and San Fernando Light and Power Corporation. Formerly, Mr. Puno was the President and Chief Executive Officer of San Roque Power Corporation, President of Republic-Asahi Glass Corporation, RGC Marine Transport Corporation and Republic Glass Holdings Corporation. Other positions he held until year 2001 were as follows: President of National Power Corporation, Vice President–Finance of Philippine National Oil Company and Subsidiaries, Assistant Treasury of the Philippines and Chief Financial and Management Services of Minis try of Energy.


Ms. Maria Paz Amparo V. Laperal – Treasurer and Asst. Corporate Secretary

Ms. Laperal, Filipino, age 50, is the Treasurer and Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company. She served as member of the Board of Directors of Republic Glass Holdings Corporation since 1995. She is Director of several companies among which are Metropolitan Management Corporation, Salamin Development Corporation and Gervel, Inc. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from College of the Holy Spirit.


Mr. Jose Miguel F. Velasco – Non-Executive Director

Mr. Jose Miguel F. Velasco, Filipino, age 45, has been a Director of the Company since 1998. He attended Pepperdine University in California, U.S.A. He is Director of several companies among which are Gervel, Inc, Metropolitan Management Corporation, Salamin Development Corporation, Cello Realty Corporation, Cabildo Holdings, Inc, and Avenger Holdings, Inc.


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