Pedro E. Roxas (1)
At least three of our directors, namely, Artemio V. Panganiban, Pedro E. Roxas
and Alfred V. Ty, are independent directors who are neither officers nor employees of PLDT
or any of its subsidiaries, and who are free from any business or other relationship with PLDT
or any of its subsidiaries which could, or could reasonably be perceived to, materially interfere with the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out their responsibilities as independent directors.
Mr. Pedro E. Roxas, 57 years old, has been a director of PLDT since March 1, 2001 and qualified as an independent director since 2002.
He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and serves as a member of the Governance and Nomination and Executive Compensation Committees of the Board of Directors of PLDT.
is the Chairman and/or CEO/President of Roxas Holdings, Inc.
and Roxas and Company, Inc.
, and an independent director of Meralco and BDO Private Bank
, which are reporting or PSE-listed companies.
He is also the Chairman, President or a director of companies or associations in the fields of agri-business, sugar manufacturing and real estate development including Brightnote Assets Corporation, Club Punta Fuego, Inc. and Philippine Sugar Millers Association, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Philippine Business for Social Progress and Fundacion Santiago (where he is also the President).
Mr. Roxas received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A.