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Our Board is entrusted with the responsibility for our overall management and direction. The Board meets on a quarterly basis at least, or more frequently as required, to review and monitor our financial position and operations. Our articles of incorporation provide that our Board will consist of seven directors.


Alfredo Panlilio

Independent Director

Alfredo Panlilio, Filipino, holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration in 1984 from San Francisco State University in California and a Master of Business Administration degree from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Illinois, USA and from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2009. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Panlilio worked at IBM as an executive lead in various industries, including manufacturing, transportation, travel, and utilities. He then spent two years with ABS CBN, the Philippines’ biggest TV network, where he marshalled synergies among the network’s various subsidiaries. In 1999, Mr. Panlilio became the Senior Vice President and head of the Corporate Business Group of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (“PLDT”), the Philippines’ leading telecommunications firm, a role he served until 2002. In 2003, he was appointed to lead PLDT’s Carrier Business Group, where he managed the formulation and implementation of domestic and international inter-carrier requirements. Ultimately this led to Mr. Panlilio starting up PLDT Global Corporation in Hong Kong in 2004 to grow the international retail business and maximize revenue potential of the PLDT Group of Companies. In 2010, PLDT bought the Philippines’ largest distribution utility, and Mr. Panlilio was appointed to lead its Customer Retail Services and Corporate Communications. Mr. Panlilio currently also serves as president of the MVP Sports Foundation, the umbrella sports advocacy organization of the Metro Pacific Group, President of Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, PBA Governor for the Meralco Bolts, Governor for the Management Association of the Philippines (Jan 2015 to Dec 2016) and the Treasurer of the National Golf Association of the Philippines. Mr. Panlilio serves as an independent director on our Board who was elected on June 3, 2016 and assumed office effective from July 14, 2016. He was re-elected as an independent director on June 7, 2017.

 

Pedro Roxas

Independent Director

Pedro Roxas, Filipino, holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Since 1978, Mr. Roxas has been a member of the board of directors of Roxas Holdings Inc. (“RHI”), the largest integrated sugar business in the Philippines. In 1995, he was appointed as Chairman of both the board of directors and executive committee of RHI. Mr. Roxas later became the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Roxas and Company, the holding company of RHI. In addition to his leadership at RHI, Mr. Roxas has extensive experience serving as an independent director for companies such the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, Manila Electric Co., BDO Private Bank and Brightnote Assets Corporation. Mr. Roxas is a Trustee and the Treasurer of the Philippine Business for Social Progress. Mr. Roxas serves as an independent director on our Board who was elected on June 3, 2016 and assumed office effective from July 14, 2016. He was re-elected as an independent director on June 7, 2017.

 


Joaquin Miguel Estrada Suarez

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Joaquin Miguel Estrada Suarez, Spanish, holds a degree in economics from the Universidad de Zaragoza and holds an M.B.A. from the Instituto de Empresa. Mr. Estrada joined CEMEX in 1992 and has held several executive positions, including head of operations in Egypt and Spain, as well as head of trading for Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He is currently president of CEMEX Asia, Middle East and Africa and is also responsible for CEMEX global trading activities. From 2008 to 2011, he served as a member of the board of directors of COMAC (Comercial de Materiales de Construcción S.L.), president and member of the board of OFICEMEN (Agrupación de Fabricantes de Cemento de España), and member of the board of IECA (Instituto Español del Cemento y sus Aplicaciones), he was also the president of CEMA (Fundaciòn Laboral del Cemento y el Medioambiente) from 2010 to 2011. Mr. Estrada currently serves as Chairman of our Board of Directors, a position he has held since October 25, 2016. He was elected to the Board on February 29, 2016. He has been a member of our Board of Directors since February 29, 2016. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors, a position he has held since October 25, 2016.

 

Ignacio Alejandro Mijares Elizondo

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ignacio Alejandro Mijares Elizondo, Mexican, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2000. He joined CEMEX in 2001 and has held several management positions, including President of CEMEX Puerto Rico (2010 – 2011) and Vice President for Planning and Administration for CEMEX Mexico (2011 – 2017). He also served as a member of the Executive Committee and Board member of ABC Capital (2011 - 20017) and was a member of the Executive Committee and Board member of Grupo Cementos Chihuahua (2013 - 2017). Mr. Mijares was appointed as country head for CEMEX in the Philippines effective from 1 July 2017. On 4 July 2017, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Company and elected as President & Chief Executive Officer. He is also a Director of the following subsidiaries: APO Cement Corporation, SOLID Cement Corporation, Triple Dime Holdings, Inc., Edgewater Ventures Corporation, Sandstone Strategic Holdings, Inc., Bedrock Holdings, Inc., Ecocrete, Inc., Enerhiya Central Inc., Ecocast Builders, Inc., Ecopavements, Inc., and Newcrete Management, Inc.

 

Hugo Enrique Losada Barriola

Vice President for Strategic Planning and Administration

Hugo Enrique Losada Barriola, Spaniard, joined the Philippine operations of CEMEX in 2016. He obtained a degree in Civil Engineering at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela in the year 1998. He obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Losada began his career as Project and Field Engineer in Venezuela and joined CEMEX in 1999 as a Professional in Development. He held Strategic Planning positions in CEMEX Ireland and was the Managing Director for CEMEX Thailand before joining the Philippines operation in 2016. On 25 April 2017, he was appointed as Vice President for Strategic Planning and Administration of the Company. On 7 June 2017, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Company.

 

Paul Vincent Arcenas

Vice President for Communications, Marketing and Investor Relations

Paul Vincent Arcenas, Filipino, holds a Masters in International Management from the Thunderbird -American Graduate School of International Management which he obtained in 1993. Mr. Arcenas is also a graduate of the Ateneo de Manila University in 1987 with a degree in Management Economics. Mr. Arcenas started his work experience with Andersen Consulting/SGV as Senior Staff Consultant in 1987. In 1995, Mr. Arcenas moved to San Miguel Corporation as Corporate Strategy Manager, and in 1998, he became the Director for Corporate Planning & Management Information Systems at Pepsi Cola Philippines, Inc. Mr. Arcenas joined CEMEX in 2001, and in 2010, he became held the position of Vice President for Commercial and Logistics of CEMEX Philippines. In 2011, he then became the Vice President for Strategic Planning for CEMEX Philippines and Asia. He is currently our Investor Relations Officer and is Vice President for Communications, Marketing and Investor Relations for the CEMEX Philippines group of companies. He has served on our Board since our incorporation and registration.

 

Vincent Paul Piedad

Treasurer and Business Services Organization & Procurement Director

Vincent Paul Piedad, Filipino, holds an MBA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, U.S.A. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Management Engineering (Honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University. Prior to joining CEMEX in 1999, Mr. Piedad worked in Citibank, N.A. under the bank’s Treasury group. In 2003, Mr. Piedad became the Planning and Integrated Areas Director of CEMEX Thailand. Mr. Piedad has participated in CEMEX’s International Management Program since 2003. In 2011, Mr. Piedad became the Regional Business Services Organization & Procurement Director of the CEMEX Philippines Group of Companies. Mr. Piedad currently serves on our Board of Directors and is the Treasurer, positions he has held since our incorporation and registration. He is also Regional Business Services Organization & Procurement Director.

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