Manuel V. Pangilinan
Manuel V. Pangilinan was first appointed President Commissioner of PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk based on the resolution of the AGM in 1999 and was re-elected based on the resolutions of the AGMs in 2004, 2009 and 2012. He also serves as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Pacific Company Limited, Hong Kong, Chairman of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (“PLDT”), and President and Manila Electric Company (“Meralco”). He is also the Chairman of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, ePLDT Inc., Smart Communications Inc., PLDT Communications and Energy Ventures Inc. (formerly Pilipino Telephone Corporation), Maynilad Water Services Inc., Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation, Manila North Tollways Corporation, Philex Mining Corporation, Landco Pacific Corporation, Medical Doctors Inc. (Makati Medical Center), Davao Doctors Inc., Riverside Medical Center Inc., Our Lady Lourdes Hospital, Asian Inc. and Colinas Verdes Corporation (Cardinal Santos Medical Center), Mediaquest Holdings Inc. and Associated Broadcasting Corporation (TV 5).
He was formerly Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ateneo de Manila University and was a member of the Board of Overseers of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Pangilinan is a member of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council. He holds chairmanships with the Board of Trustees of San Beda College and the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the largest social foundation in the Philippines, Co-Chairman of US-Philippines Business Society.
He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.