“ABS-CBN always has been and always will be ‘in the service of the Filipino’.” These words by the late Eugenio “Kapitan” Lopez Jr., Chairman Emeritus of the Company, serve as the guiding principle for the leadership of the organization.
And with their unwavering commitment to serve the people, and relentless pursuit for excellence, our leaders are poised to bring ABS-CBN to greater heights.
EUGENIO LOPEZ IIIChairman of the Board of Directors
Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez III is the Chairman of the Board of ABS-CBN Corporation. He was elected Chairman in 1997. Aside from leading ABS-CBN, Lopez III also serves as Vice Chairman of Lopez Holdings Corporation. He is also a Director of First Gen Corporation, First Philippine Holdings, and Sky Vision Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Bowdoin College in 1974 in Brunswick, Maine, and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School in 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Augusto Almeda-Lopez has served as Vice Chairman of the Company since 1989. He is also the Vice-Chairman of First Philippine Holdings Corporation and the Chairman of ACRIS Corporation and ADTEL, Inc., while serving as a Director of various companies in the telecommunications, manufacturing, and service industries, namely, First Philippine Industrial Corporation, First Gen Renewables Inc., First Electro Dynamics Corporation, Philippine Electric Corporation, Bayan Telecommunications Inc., and Sky Vision Corporation. He is an alumnus of De La Salle College and Ateneo de Manila, and is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law class of 1952. He finished an Advanced Management Program course at Harvard University in 1969.
CHARO SANTOS-CONCIOBoard Member, Chief Content Officer and President of ABS-CBN University
Ma. Rosario “Charo” Santos-Concio was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2013. Prior to this, she was ABS-CBN’s President and Chief Operating Officer since 2008. She was previously the Head of Channel 2 Mega Manila Management. Onscreen, Ms. Santos-Concio hosts ABS-CBN Channel 2’s longest-running drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya. She began her career in the Company as a Television Production Consultant in 1987 after working as a line producer for BanCom, Audiovision, Vanguard Films, Regal Films, and Vision Exponents. She also worked as a Film Production Manager for the Experimental Cinema of the Philippines. Ms. Santos-Concio is the recipient of many cinema and broadcast industry-related awards over the years. She graduated cum laude from St. Paul’s College in Manila with a Communications Arts degree. She also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2007.
Oscar M. LopezBoard Member
Oscar M. Lopez also serves as Chairman Emeritus and Chief Strategic Officer of the First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPHC), and Chairman Emeritus of Lopez Holdings Corporation, First Gen, and Energy Development Corporation. He is Chairman of First Philippine Industrial Park and First Sumiden Circuits, Inc., and the Vice Chairman of Rockwell Land. Lopez has led FPHC’s efforts in other businesses aside from energy and power, including toll road construction, industrial park and real estate development, and electronics manufacturing. Lopez has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Littauer School of Public Administration in Harvard University (1955), the institution where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude in 1951.
Presentacion L. PsinakisBoard Member
Presentacion L. Psinakis is the founder and President of Griffin Sierra Travel, Inc. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Eugenio Lopez Foundation, Inc. and also serves as director of the following companies: Lopez Inc., Benpres Insurance Agency, ADTEL Inc., and Philippine Commercial Capital Inc. She took a Bachelor of Arts course at St. Scholastica's College.
Federico R. LopezBoard Member
Federico R. Lopez is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Philippine Holdings Corporation and of First Gen and Energy Development Corporation. He is also the Chairman of First Philec, First Balflour, First Philippine Solar Corporation, and First Philippine Industrial Coporation. Lopez also serves as director, President and Chief Executive Officer of FG Luzon, FG Bukidnon Power Corporation, First Gen Hydro Power Corporation, First Gen Geothermal Power Corporation, First Gen Visayas Hydro Power Corporation, First Gen Mindanao Hydro Power Corporation, First Gen Energy Solutions Inc., First Gen Northern Energy Corporation, First Gen Premiere Energy Corporation, Red Vulcan, Prime Terracota, First Gen Visayas Energy Inc., First Gen Prime Energy Corporation, FGHC, FGPC, FGP, AlliedGen, Unified Holdings Corporation, FNPC, FGLand, and FGPipeline. He is also the President of First Philippine Conservation Inc. Lopez graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Relations, cum laude in 1983.
Manuel M. LopezBoard Member
Manuel M. Lopez is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lopez Holdings Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and has attended the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School. He is the chairman of Rockwell Land, the Vice Chairman of FPHC, and is a director of Meralco. He was Chief Executive Officer of Meralco from July 2001 to June 2010. Lopez is the Philippine Ambassador to Japan.
Salvador G. TironaBoard Member
Salvador G. Tirona is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Lopez Holdings Corporation. He initially joined Lopez Holdings Corporation as its Chief Finance Officer (CFO) in September 2005 and held this position until his appointment to his current position in 2010. He was formerly a director and the CFO of Bayan. In 2003, he was the CFO of Maynilad Water Services, Inc. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University, and a Master of Business Administration from the same university.
Federico M. GarciaBoard Member
Federico M. Garcia was the President of ABS-CBN from 1998 to 2003. Prior to his appointment as President, Garcia was Executive Vice President and General Manager of ABS-CBN. He also worked as a TV Sales Executive with ABS-CBN from 1966 until Martial Law. Before rejoining the Company in 1987, he was Executive Vice President of GMA Network, managing its marketing and programming activities. He attended the College of Business Administration at the University of the Philippines. Garcia is a recipient of various Philippine broadcasting industry awards.
Antonio Jose U. PeriquetBoard Member, Independent Director
Antonio Jose U. Periquet is Chairman of the Board of Pacific Main Holdings, Inc. (since 1999), Campden Hill Group (since 2012) and Regis Financial Advisers (since 2012). He is a director of Ayala Corporation (since 2010), Bank of the Philippine Islands (since 2012), BPI Capital Corporation (since 2010), BPI Family Bank (since 2012), DMCI Holdings, Inc. (since 2010) and Philippine Seven Corporation (since 2010). He has been an independent director of ABS-CBN Holdings, Inc. since 2012. He is a member of the Board of Advisers of the Corporation since 2011 and a member of the Global Advisory Council, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. He was a director of the Development Bank of the Philippines (2010 to 2012), Chairman and Managing Director and Head of Research of Deutsche Regis Partners, Inc. (1999-2010). Periquet received his AB Economics degree from Ateneo de Manila University in 1982, his MSC Economics degree from Oxford University in 1988, and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Virginia in 1990.
Emmanuel S. de DiosBoard Member, Independent Director
Emmanuel S. de Dios is a Professor of Economics at the University of the Philippines School of Economics since 1989, and was the Dean from 2007 to 2010.. He is also the President of Human Development Network (Philippines) since July 2012, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Pulse Asia (Phils.), Inc. since 2008. De Dios has been a member of the Board of Advisers to the Board of Directors of the Corporation since 2011. He received his AB Economics degree from the Ateneo de Manila University cum laude in 1978, and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of the Philippines in 1987. He pursued post-doctoral studies at the Univerität Konstanz in Germany from 1987 to 1988. He is the author of various books, monographs, articles, and reviews in the field of economics.
ABS-CBN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
CARLO L. KATIGBAK
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER, PRESIDENT of ABS-CBN UNIVERSITY and EXECUTIVE ADVISER TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
HEAD, REGIONAL NETWORK GROUP
MA. ROSARIO BARTOLOME
JOSE AUGUSTIN C. BENITEZ, JR.
HEAD, INTEGRATED SALES
PHILIP LAMBERTO BERBA
HEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
KANE ERROL CHOA
HEAD, INTEGRATED CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
CARMELA DEL MUNDO
OIC, INTERNAL AUDIT
HIGINO DUNGO JR.
HEAD, INTEGRATED PUBLIC SERVICE
HEAD, INTEGRATED CREATIVE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT
HEAD, INTEGRATED SPORTS
ELAINE E. UY
OIC, DIGITAL MEDIA DIVISION
MARTIN L. LOPEZ
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
RAFAEL L. LOPEZ
CHIEF OPERATIING OFFICER, ABS-CBN GLOBAL
RAYMUND MARTIN T. MIRANDA
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER & CHIEF RISK MANAGEMENT OFFICER
MARIO CARLO P. NEPOMUCENO
HEAD, CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP 1
HEAD, ABS-CBN UNIVERSITY
LUIS PAOLO M. PINEDA
HEAD, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
HEAD, CORPORATE LEGAL AFFAIRS
HEAD, INTEGRATED ACQUISITION AND INTERNATIONAL SALES DISTRIBUTION
MA. REGINA REYES
HEAD, INTEGRATED NEWS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
MA. LOURDES SANTOS
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, STAR CREATIVES
VIVIAN Y. TIN
HEAD, INTEGRATED CUSTOMER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
ROLANDO P. VALDUEZA
HEAD, CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP 2 & GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, SKYCABLE
MA. SOCORRO VIDANES
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, BROADCAST
HEAD, INTEGRATED MARKETING
HEAD, CREATIVE PROGRAMS INCORPORATED
HEAD, REATAIL AND LICENSING
LAURENTI M. DYOGI
HEAD, ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION
RICHMOND EZER O. ESCOLAR
HEAD, CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT