Philippine Time: 10:50 AM    |   October 21, 2017

GT Group Management

Metropolitan Bank and Trust
Company (Metrobank)

FABIAN S. DEE is the President of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank), the country’s premier universal bank, recognized by financial experts as the Best Bank and the Strongest Bank in the Philippines today. Fabian is a seasoned banker with close to 30 years of experience in treasury, corporate banking, and retail banking. He joined the Metrobank Group in 2000 to lead the Bank’s largest business center, Grace Park Caloocan, with resources and profitability comparable to medium-sized banks. He then moved to Corporate Banking and re-established Metrobank’s stronghold among the large conglomerates and middle market accounts. In 2006, he was appointed National Branch Banking Sector Head and successfully streamlined operations and improved productivity, leading to the Bank’s robust growth in retail assets and deposits. Concurrent to his post as president of the Bank, Fabian continues to be the Chairman of Metrobank Card Corporation, a position he has held since 2006 ,Chairman of Remittance Singapore PTE Ltd. and Adviser of Metropolitan Bank (Bahamas) Ltd since 2006. Previously, he served as Director of SMBC Metro Investment Corporation, and Consultant of First Metro Investment Corporation. 


Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation
SATORU SUZUKI is currently the President of Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP). Prior to this, he was the Executive Vice President for the Marketing and Sales Group of Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (TMAP) in Singapore and was the General Manager of TMAP-Japan at Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). In 1984, he began his career with TMC and served under its Overseas Planning Division. It was in 1997 when he first joined TMP and served as Vice President of the company’s Vehicle Sales Department for three years. Following his initial assignment at TMP, he was then appointed to TMC and TMAP Singapore, in charge of Marketing and Sales as well as Project Planning, where he served as Assistant Manager. He then moved up to General Manager and Executive Vice President for sixteen years.


Property Company of Friends, Inc.
GUILLERMO C. CHOA is the Vice-Chairman and President of Property Company of Friends, Inc. (PRO-FRIENDS), which he founded in 1999. An advocate in the transformation of lives of Filipino families, he has 30 years of experience in real estate development, responsible for delivering low- to middle-class homes through his present and previous companies. Mr. Choa also served as President of the Subdivision and Housing Developer’s Association and Director of the Chamber of Real Estate Builders Association. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific and Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Major in Marketing from De La Salle University. He likewise completed the Advance Management Program of the IESE Business School in partnership with the University of Asia and the Pacific.

Federal Land (Fed Land)

PASCUAL M. GARCIA III 61 years old, Filipino, was appointed as GT Capital Board Advisor in May 2013. He is currently the President of Federal Land, Inc. He also holds several other positions in other companies among which are Vice Chairman of Cathay International Resources Corp.; President of Horizon Land; President of Omni Orient Management Corp.; Chairman of Metropolitan Park Association; Director for Fed Brent Inc.; Chairman of Central Realty; Director for Toyota Financial Services Philippines; Director for Sumisho Finance Corporation; President of Federal Land ORIX Corporation; and Director for Cathay International Resources Corporation. Prior to joining Federal Land, he served as the President and Director of Philippine Savings Bank from 2001 up to 2013. Mr. Garcia earned his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce Major in Management from the Ateneo de Zamboanga University.



Philippine AXA Life Insurance
Corporation (AXA)


RAHUL HORA is the President and CEO of AXA Philippines. He has over 19 years of work experience, including 4 years in the FMCG industry and more than 15 years in the insurance industry. Upon joining AXA Philippines, he worked as Chief Agency Officer beginning in 2009 and then a member of the Board of Directors in 2012. Then in 2015, he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer wherein he led the organization towards being more customer-centric with key focus on digital transformation. Prior to working at AXA Philippines, he has served as the Regional Head of Distribution, AXA Asia Life based in Hong Kong; and the Senior Vice President and Head of Sales Development of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. He also has a notable experience starting in the Indian insurance industry, serving as Sales Manager of ICICI Prudential in Delhi, right from its inception, and later becoming a member of its Senior Management team as ICICI expanded. He earned his undergraduate degree from St. Stephens College in Delhi University, after which he attended the Centre of Management Development and received his Masters Degree in Marketing.
Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) JOSE MARIA K. LIM
JOSE MA. K. LIM was born in the Philippines in April 1952, Mr. Lim graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. He received his MBA degree in 1978 from the Asian Institute of Management. Mr. Lim then worked as a senior officer for various local and foreign banking institutions from 1988 to 1995. He was Director for Investment Banking of the First National Bank of Boston from 1994 to 1995, and prior to that, Vice President of Equitable Banking Corporation. In 1995, Mr Lim joined Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation (FBDC) as Treasury Vice President and eventually was appointed Chief Finance Officer in 2000. In 2001, Mr. Lim assumed the position of Group Vice President and Chief Finance Officer of FBDC’s parent company, Metro Pacific Corporation (MPC) on a concurrent basis. He was then elected President & CEO of MPC in June 2003.
Toyota Manila Bay Corporation (TMBC) YOSHINORI HATTORI
YOSHINORI HATTORI has been the president of Toyota Manila Bay Corporation since January 2015.He is currently an employee of Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Japan) and has spent the last 30 years of his career with Mitsui & Co., and related companies, most recently serving as the General Manager of Planning and Administrative Dept., Planning & Administrative Div. From 1997 to 2002, he served as a senior coordinator of Hino motor Thailand (Bangkok, Thailand). From 2006 to 2008 he served as a General Manager of Retail Dept., Third Motor Vehicle Div. From 2009 to 2013 he was the president of Mitsui Automotive S.A (Lima, Peru). He graduated from Nagoya University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Toyota Financial Services Philippines Corporation (TFS


ATSUSHI MURAKAMI is the President and Director of Toyota Financial Services Philippines Corporation (TFSPH). Prior to his appointment in TFSPH, he was the Vice President for Global Audit Group of Toyota Financial Services Corporation (TFSC) Japan from 2009-2014. He has joined TFSC in 2009. From 2003-2006, he has worked as the Senior Manager for the audit department of Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ and held the position of Branch Manager at UFJ Bank’s Obu and Chiryu branches. From 1996-2002, he has worked at Tokai Bank where he was assigned as the Deputy President for Tokai Bank Nederland.