Rex Maria A. Mendoza

Mr. Mendoza, Filipino, 61, has been an Independent Director of the Company since February 26, 2016 and its Lead Independent Director since July 18, 2017.

He is the Chairman of Rampver Financials, a dynamic player in financial services specializing in investments, and one of the biggest distributors of mutual funds in the Philippines.

He currently serves as an independent director of two (2) listed firms, the National Reinsurance Corporation of the Philippines and ALI. He is the Chairman of the Soldivo Funds and also a director of Esquire Financing, G-Xchange Inc. (GXI or Gcash), Seedbox Technologies, Seven Tall Trees Events Management (The Blue Leaf), The Cullinan Group, Mobile Group Inc. and many other leading companies in different fields. Rex is a member of Bro. Bo Sanchez’ Mastermind Group, and is cited by many as one of the best leadership, business strategy, investments, marketing and sales speakers in the country.

He is the author of two books, Trailblazing Success and Firing On All Cylinders, both certified national bestsellers.

He served as the President & CEO of Philam Life, one of the country’s most trusted financial services conglomerates and was Chairman of its affiliates and subsidiaries. He was also Senior Adviser to the Chief Executive Officer of the AIA Group. Prior to this, he was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of ALI. He was also Chairman of Ayala Land International Sales, Inc., President of Ayala Land Sales, Inc., and Avida Sales Corporation.

He has a Master’s Degree in Business Management with distinction from the Asian Institute of Management. He was one of the 10 Outstanding Graduates of his batch at the University of the Philippines where he obtained a BSBA degree with a double major in marketing and finance. He was awarded Most Distinguished Alumnus of the UP Cesar Virata School of Business. He is also a Fellow with Distinction at the Life Management Institute of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, a Registered Financial Planner (RFP) and a four-time member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT).

He was a professor of Marketing and Computational Finance at the De La Salle University Graduate School of Business. He taught strategic marketing, services marketing and services strategy. He has served as Chairman of the Marketing Department and was awarded as one of the University’s most outstanding professors.