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BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MANAGEMENT TEAM AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

 

Manuel B. Villar, Jr. Chairman of the Board. Mr. Villar, was Senator of the Philippines from 2001 to June 2013. He served as Senate President from 2006 to 2008. He also served as a Congressman from 1992 to 2001 and as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1998 to 2000. A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Villar graduated from the University of the Philippines in 1970 with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy in 1973 with the degree of Masters in Business Administration. He founded Camella Homes in the early 1970s and successfully managed said company over the years, to become the largest homebuilder in the Philippines now known as the Vista Land Group. Mr. Villar is also the Chairman of the Board of Starmalls, Inc.

Manuel Paolo A. Villar, Vice Chairman of the Board and President & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Villar, graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Bachelor of Applied Science in 1999. He was a consultant for McKinsey & Co. in the United States from 1999 to 2001. He joined Crown Asia in 2001 as Head of Corporate Planning. He was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in July 2011.

Cynthia J. Javarez, Director, Controller and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Javarez, graduated from the University of the East with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She took a Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management. She is also the Controller of Vista Land and Head of the Tax and Audit group after holding various other positions in the MB Villar Group of Companies since 1985.

Camille A. Villar
, Managing Director, Vista Land Commercial Division. Ms. Villar, graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Management. She took Management in Business Administration, Global Executive MBA Program in Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empressa (IESE Business School) of the University of Navarra in Barcelona, Spain. She joined the Corporate Communications Group of Brittany in 2007 until she assumed the position of Managing Director of Vista Land Commercial. She is also a Director of AllValue Holdings Corp.

Frances Rosalie T. Coloma
, Director, Ms. Coloma,
 graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She was previously the Finance Manager of Alcatel Philippines, Inc. and Intel Philippines, Inc., Country Controller of Ericsson Telecommunications Philippines, Inc., and Deal Finance Manager of Accenture Delivery Center, Philippines. She was also the Assistant General Manager of Maersk Global Services, Philippines, and is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Golden Bria Holdings, Inc. 

Ruben O. Fruto, Independent Director. Mr. Fruto, graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Laws from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1961. He was formerly a partner in the law firm of Feria, Feria, Lugtu & La O’ and the Oben, Fruto & Ventura Law Office. In February 1987, he was the Chief Legal Counsel and Senior Vice President of the Development Bank of the Philippines and Director from 1991 to 1998. He was the Undersecretary of Finance from March 1990 to May 15, 1991. He also served as Director and Vice-President of China Shipping Manila Agency, Inc. from 1998 to 2016. Presently, aside from private practice in corporate and civil litigation, he is also Of Counsel of Feria Tantoco Daos Law Office. He is also the current General Counsel of Wallem Philippines Shipping, Inc. and Wallem Maritime Services, Inc.; Vice-Chairman of Toyota Balintawak, Inc.; and Director and Chairman of Padre Burgos Realty, Inc.

Marilou O. Adea, Independent Director. Ms. Adea, is currently a consultant for FBO Management Network, Inc. and is Independent Director for Malarayat Rural Bank. She was until recently the Court Appointed Rehabilitation Receiver of Anna-Lynns, Inc. and Manuela Corporation. Ms. Adea served previously as Project Director for Site Acquisition of Digital Telecommunications Phils. Inc. from 2000 to 2002, Executive Director for FBO Management Network, Inc. from 1989 to 2000 and BF Homes Inc. in Receivership from 1988 to 1994 and Vice President for Finance & Administration for L&H Resources Management Corporation from 1986 to 1988. Ms. Adea holds a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Marketing Management from the University of the Philippines.

Gemma M. Santos, Corporate Secretary. Atty. Santos, graduated cum laude with the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Major in History from the University of the Philippines in 1981, and with the degree of Bachelor of Laws also from the University of the Philippines in 1985. She is a practicing lawyer and Special Counsel in Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos Law Offices.

Ma. Nalen SJ RoseroChief Legal Counsel, Compliance Officer and Chief Information Officer. Atty. Rosero, Graduated salutatorian from the San Beda College of Law in 1997. From 1997 to 2000, she was an Associate in the Litigation Group of Angara Abello Concepcion Relaga & Cruz (ACCRA) Law Offices.She has been the Corporate Secretary of Starmalls. Inc. (formerly Polar Property Holdings Corp.) from 2001 to the present. On September 11, 2013, Atty. Galang was designated as Compliance Officer and Chief Information Officer of the Company.

Benjamarie Therese N. SerranoPresident, Starmalls, Inc. Ms. Serrano, graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Economics and from the Asian Institute of Management with a Master's degree in Business Management. She is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of AllValue Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries and was President and Chief Executive Officer  of Vista Land from 2007 to 2011. She also serves as Business Development Head of the Group.

Brian N. EdangHead Investor Relations. Mr. Edang, is a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degree from the University of St. La Salle - Bacolod. He served in various capacities in the MB Villar Group of Companies from 2004 to 2007. Prior to joining the group, he was with SGV & Co. (EY Philippines) as an external auditor from 1999 to 2003. He is currently the Investor Relations Head of Vista Land.

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