Philippine Time: 03:20 PM    |   April 24, 2017

Management


CARMELO MARIA LUZA BAUTISTA

President

Carmelo Maria Luza Bautista assumed the role of Director and President of GT Capital in 2011. Prior to his election, Mr. Bautista joined First Metro Investment Corporation in April of 2008 as Executive Director and was appointed as the Head of its Investment Banking Group in 2009. Mr. Bautista has been in the Banking and Financial Services sector for 35 years. Some highlights of his previous scope of responsibilities over this period include: Program Director at Citibank Asia Pacific Banking Institute; Vice President and Head of the Local Corporate and Public Sector Groups Citibank Manila; Vice President Real Estate Finance Group Citibank N.A. Singapore branch; Vice President Structured Finance Citibank N.A. Singapore Regional Office; Country Manager ABN AMRO Bank Philippines; and President and CEO Philippine Bank of Communications. Mr. Bautista has a Masters in Business Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management where he graduated in the Dean’s Citation List. He also has a Bachelors degree major in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University.


ANJANETTE TY DY BUNCIO

Treasurer

Anjanette Ty Dy Buncio has served as the Assistant Treasurer of GT Capital Holdings, Inc. since 2007. She holds several other posts in other companies among which are as Vice Chairman of Metrobank Card Corporation; Director ,Senior Vice President, and Treasurer of Federal Land, Inc.; Vice President of Metrobank; Corporate Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of Global Business Power Corporation; and Executive Vice President of Pro Oil Corporation. She graduated from the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.



ALESANDRA T. TY

Assistant Treasurer

Alesandra T. Ty was appointed Assistant Treasurer of GT Capital Holdings on February 14, 2012. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Management. She then earned her Masters in Business Administration at the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, China. She is currently a director and Treasurer of Philippine AXA, a director of Federal Homes, Inc. and Sumisho Motorcycle Finance Corp., and the Corporate Secretary/Treasurer of First Metro Investment Corporation.


ANTONIO V. VIRAY

Corporate Secretary

Antonio V. Viray joined the Company as Assistant Corporate Secretary and became Corporate Secretary in 2009. He was formerly the Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank). He was also a Senior Vice-President & General Counsel of Philippine Savings Bank and Director of Solidbank. At present he is a Director of Metrobank; Corporate Secretary of Golden Treasure Holdings,Inc. and Grand Titan Holding Holdings, Inc.; and Director & Senior Vice-President of Global Business Holdings, Inc. He is also Chairman and President of AVIR Development Corporation and Of Counsel of Feria Tantoco Robeniol Law Office. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sto. Tomas and Master of Laws from Northwestern University in Chicago, U.S.A.

JOCELYN Y. KHO

Assistant Corporate Secretary

Jocelyn Y. Kho has served as the Company’s Assistant Corporate Secretary since June 2011 and formerly Controller until 2010. She concurrently serves as Controller and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Grand Titan Capital Holdings, Inc. and Global Treasure Holdings, Inc ; Director and Treasurer of Global Business Holdings, Inc.; Senior Vice President/ Corporate Secretary of Federal Homes, Inc.; Director/ Corporate Secretary of Crown Central Realty Corporation and Cathay International Resources, Inc. Excom Member, Formerly Senior Vice President/Comptroller/ Assistant Corporate Secretary of Federal Land, Inc.; Chairman and President of MBT-Management Consultancy, Inc.;. She served as Vice President under the Office of the Assistant to the Group Chairman of MBT from 1978 to 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce with a major in Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas in 1975., Master of Science in Taxation (lack Thesis) from MLQ University.



JEANNE FRANCES T. CHUA

Assistant Corporate Secretary

Jeanne Frances T. Chua was appointed as Assistant Corporate Secretary of GT Capital on 12 May 2015. She concurrently serves as Director of Philippine Savings Bank and Vice President of Legaspi Import & Export Corporation. Prior to this, she was Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Century Savings Bank. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Santa Clara University



FRANCISCO H. SUAREZ, JR.

Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Francisco H. Suarez, Jr. has served as GT Capital’s Chief Financial Officer since February 16, 2012. He brings to the Company over 30 years of experience in the fields of investment banking and corporate finance. He served as Chief Financial Officer of ATR KimEng Capital Partners, Inc., PSi Technologies, Inc. and SPi Technologies; and assumed various positions in Asian Alliance Investment Corp., Metrobank, International Corporate Bank, Far East Bank and Trust Company and National Economic Development Authority. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Applied Economics from De La Salle University in 1981; and is a candidate for a Masters in Business Administration degree at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.


 


JOSE B. CRISOL, JR.

First Vice President / Head, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Jose B. Crisol, Jr. serves as First Vice President and Head of the Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Division of GT Capital. He was appointed to the position on July 26, 2012. Before joining the company, he was the Assistant Vice President for Investor Relations of SM Investments Corporation (SM). Prior to working with SM, he was a Director IV at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), heading its Trade and Industry Information Center. He also served for a time, on a concurrent basis, as Head of DTI’s Office of Operational Planning. His other past employment includes occupying various positions at The Philippine American Life Insurance Company and Merrill Lynch Philippines, Inc., among others. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines in Diliman and completed the Strategic Business Economics Program (SBEP) of the University of Asia and the Pacific. He earned his primary and secondary education from the Ateneo De Manila University.

WINSTON ANDREW L. PECKSON

First Vice President / Chief Risk Officer

Winston Andrew L. Peckson serves as First Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of GT Capital. He was appointed to the position on February 2016. Mr. Peckson brings to the company over 40-years of experience in banking. Concurrent to his position, he is a Director of the First Metro ETF Fund, and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Before joining GT Capital, he served as a Consultant for the Treasury and Investment Banking Group of First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC). Prior to his stint with FMIC, he was the Head of Treasury Marketing of Philippine National Bank (PNB). Before this, he was also Vice President and General Manager of ABN AMRO Bank NV’s Manila Offshore Branch, a position he held for 10 years. Other previous positions held were: Vice President and Corporate Treasury Advisor of Bank of America – Manila Branch, CEO and Director of Danamon Finance Company (HK) Ltd. (DFCL), Manager for Corporate Banking of Lloyds Bank PLC – Hong Kong Branch, Vice President for Commercial Banking of Lloyds Bank PLC – Manila Offshore Branch, and Branch Banking Head of Far East Bank & Trust Company. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree, Major in Psychology and Minor in Business Administration from the Ateneo De Manila University and earned his Masters Degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management.


SUSAN E. CORNELIO

Vice President / Head, Human Resources and Administration

Susan E. Cornelio joined the Company on July 4, 2012 as the Head of the Human Resources Division. Prior to this, she served as Vice President and Head of the Compensation and Benefits Department of Sterling Bank of Asia. Before this she was Assistant Vice President and Head of the Compensation and Benefits Department of United Coconut Planters Bank. She holds a degree of Bachelor of Science major in Accounting from the Sta. Isabel College and a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.


RICHEL D. MENDOZA

Vice President / Chief Audit Executive

Richel D. Mendoza joined the company on October 1, 2013 as its Chief Audit Executive. She served as Board Director of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Philippines from 2004-2012 prior to her appointment as its Chief Operating Officer in 2012. Richel is a seasoned internal audit practitioner with 17 years of experience from listed company Roxas Holdings, Inc. serving as Senior Auditor in one of its subsidiaries until she became the Group Internal Audit Head. She gained her audit background from SGV and Co. Richel has a Masters in Business Administration degree from De La Salle University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration Major in Accounting from University of the East, Magna Cum Laude. Richel is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and an IIA accredited Quality Assurance Validator, Trainer and CIA Reviewer.



REYNA ROSE P. MANON-OG

Vice President / Head, Accounting and Financial Control
 
Reyna Rose P. Manon-og was appointed Controller of GT Capital Holdings, Inc. in October 2011. Prior to joining the Company, she spent seven years at SGV & Co. as an external auditor; and another two years in United Coconut Planters Bank as head of its Financial Accounting Department. She is a Certified Public Accountant and an honor graduate of Bicol University.





 



ELSIE D. PARAS

Vice President / Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Elsie D. Paras serves as GT Capital’s Vice President and Deputy Chief Finance Officer. She was appointed to the position on January 5, 2015. Prior to joining the company, she served as Finance Manager and Deputy CFO of SIA Engineering Philippines, a joint venture of Cebu Air and SIA Engineering of Singapore. Before this, she was a Manager for Strategic Consulting for Jones Lang La Salle MENA in Dubai. Her other employments include: Business Development Manager for Commercial Centers of Robinsons Land Corporation and Project Development Manager at Ayala Land, Inc. for middle income housing among others. She attained her Masters in Business Management, Major in Finance from the Asian Institute of Management in 2001. She was also a participant in the International Exchange Student Program of HEC School of Management of France. Prior to her MBM, she worked for six years in equity research and investment banking. She graduated with honors from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Economics.


ATTY. RENEE LYNN MICIANO-ATIENZA

Assistant Vice President / Head, Legal and Compliance

Renee Lynn Miciano-Atienza serves as Officer-in-Charge of the Legal & Compliance Division of GT Capital, a position she has held since November 2015. She has been with GT Capital since 2012, serving as Senior Legal & Compliance Officer. Prior to joining the company, she was the Head of the Investigation and Enforcement Department of the Capital Markets Integrity Corporation (CMIC). Before joining CMIC, she was the Officer-in-Charge of the Prosecution and Enforcement Department of the Philippine Stock Exchange. She was also the Legal Counsel of the Office of Senator Miguel Zubiri, and prior to entering law school, a Trader for United Coconut Planters Bank. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the Ateneo De Manila University and finished her Juris Doctor Program in the same university.