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The Foundation has for its Board of Advisers, former Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata and former Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Dr. Gerardo Sicat. The Foundation is led by its Board of Trustees composed of former Finance Secretary Roberto de Ocampo, OBE as Chairman, and former Finance Undersecretary Romeo Bernardo as Vice-Chairman. Business columnist Mr. Calixto Chikiamco acts as President together with former Finance Secretary Ernest Leung as Treasurer and Atty. Ricardo Balatbat as Executive Director and Corporate Secretary. Other Trustees include Monetary Board member Dr. Felipe Medalla, former Presidential Adviser for Strategic Projects Gloria Tan-Climaco, corporate lawyer Perry Pe, investment bankers Simon Paterno, Eddie Gana, and Vaughn Montes, international trade law adviser Anthony Abad, and urban land planning expert Dr. Art Corpuz.

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Paderanga, former economic planning chief, deeply mourned

February 1, 2016

January 31, 2016 Economist Cayetano Paderanga Jr.—technocrat, socioeconomic reform advocate and well-loved professor at the University of the Philippines—has died at the age of 67. Paderanga succumbed to sepsis, or a severe infection in the bloodstream, following complications from open-heart surgery to repair an aneurysm in his aorta and an emergency double heart bypass, close […]

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Balisacan takes oath as head of competition body

February 1, 2016

January 27, 2016 The first chairman of the newly-created Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) Arsenio Balisacan took his oath of office before President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Wednesday. Balisacan, 58, will serve as the chairman of PCC for a term of seven years. Appointed as PCC commissioners were Stella Alabasteo-Quimbo, Johannes Bernabe, Elcid Butuyan and Menardo […]

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Perry Lim Pe elected MAP president for 2016

February 1, 2016

December 8, 2015 The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) announced yesterday the election of Atty. Perry Lim Pe as its president for 2016, the organization’s 67th president since  its inception in 1950. Pe is the Head of the Project Development and Finance Department of the Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & de los Angeles Law […]

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