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The Wellex Industries Incorporated believes in strong partnerships. Thus, we are constantly in search of companies who share our vision and with whom we can develop the opportunities that the Philippines has to offer.

THE WELLEX INDUSTRIES INC.
35th Floor, One Corporate Center
Julia Vargas Ave. corner Meralco Ave.
Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines 1605

Telephone:  (632) 706-7888
Facsimile:    (632) 706-5982
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Email: info@wellexindustries.com


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Facsimile  : (632) 706-5982

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WELLEX INDUSTRIES INC.

35th Floor, One Corporate Center

Julia Vargas Ave. corner Meralco Ave.

Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines 1605

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The members of the Board of Directors of Wellex Industries, Inc. are elected at the annual stockholders’ meeting to hold office until the next succeeding annual meeting and until their respective successors have been elected and qualified.



Position

Name

Age

Nationality

Date First

Elected

Date Last

Elected

Chairman

Rogelio D. Garcia

76

Filipino

Dec. 16, 2005

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

41

Filipino

Dec. 05, 2002

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

Elvira A. Ting

57

Filipino

Dec. 28, 1999

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

Richard L. Ricardo

55

Filipino

Sept. 01, 2010

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

William T. Gatchalian

68

Filipino

Dec. 28, 1999

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

Lamberto B. Mercado Jr.

52

Filipino

Dec. 16, 2005

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

Omar M. Guinomla

45

Filipino

Sept. 01, 2010

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

Joson T. Lim

41

Filipino

Aug. 18, 2015

Nov. 14, 2017

Director

James B. Palit-Ang

53

Filipino

Nov. 15, 2016

Nov. 14, 2017

Independent Director

Byoung Hyun Suh

59

Korean

July 08, 2011

Nov. 14, 2017

Independent Director

Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis Jr.

73

Filipino

Nov. 15, 2016

Nov. 14, 2017

Management and Key Officers


Management and officers normally come from within the organizations with qualifications known to the Board.



Position

Name

Age

Nationality

Date First

Appointed

Date Last

Appointed

President

Kenneth T. Gatchalian

41

Filipino

Sept. 13, 2012

Nov. 14, 2017

Vice President

Elvira A. Ting

57

Filipino

Dec. 28, 1999

Nov. 14, 2017

Corporate Secretary

Mariel L. Francisco

35

Filipino

Sept. 13, 2012

Nov. 14, 2017

Asst. Corp. Secretary

Nina Claire R. Escoto

30

Filipino

Nov. 14, 2017

Nov. 14, 2017

Chief Risk Officer

Lauraine F. San Roque

54

Filipino

Nov. 14, 2017

Nov. 14, 2017

Compliance Officer

Annabelle T. Abunda

41

Filipino

Nov. 14, 2017

Nov. 14, 2017

Rogelio D. Garcia


Mr. Garcia earned his law degree from the University of the Philippines. He is 74 years old. He was elected as Director and Chairman of the Company last November 12, 2013. He was the Chief Executive Officer of ConyBio Philippines, Inc. from 1997 to 2000. He served as Executive Consultant to NIR Placement Center, Inc. from 1998 to 2000.  He is currently a director of Forum Pacific, Inc. and Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp., both are publicly listed companies.



Kenneth T. Gatchalian


Mr. Gatchalian is 38 years old, youngest among the directors, Filipino and was elected as director and President of the company last November 12, 2013. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Texas, USA. Mr. Gatchalian was trained at very young age to handle family business ranging from hotel, real estate and mining. Also a licensed real estate broker like her aunt, Ms. Ting, he served as the president of Philippine Estates Corporation, a publicly listed company, from 2010 to 2011. He is currently the Corporate Treasurer of Forum Pacific, Inc. and Vice Chairman of Waterfront Philippines, Inc., publicly listed companies, President of Wellex Mining Corp. and Vice President for Special Projects of The Wellex Group, Inc.



Elvira A. Ting


Ms. Ting is 54 years old, Filipino and was elected as director and Vice President of the company last November 12, 2013. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Major in Management from Philippine School of Business Administration. Her experience encompasses a wide spectrum of industries from hotel, banks all the way to real estate business. A licensed real estate broker, she is currently the president of Philippine Estates Corporation, a publicly listed company, Orient Pacific Corp. and Crisanta Realty Development Corp. She seats also as Chief Financial Officer of Waterfront Philippines, Inc. and Acesite (Hotel) Phils., Inc. and Vice Chairman of Forum Pacific, Inc., all are publicly listed companies.



Richard L. Ricardo


Mr. Ricardo is 51 years old, Filipino and was elected as director and corporate treasurer of the company last November 12, 2013. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Management Economics at Ateneo De Manila University. He is currently the Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Compliance Officer of Waterfront Philippines, Inc. and Acesite (Hotel) Phils., Inc.



William T. Gatchalian


Mr. Gatchalian has become widely known as the “Plastic King” and is currently the Chairman of The Wellex Group and one of the incorporator of the Wellex Industries, Inc. The company he founded in 1969 in Valenzuela City starts as a small, family-owned business in the plastic industry. With only four machines and a minimal workforce, the company under Gatchalian’s astute management became a preferred supplier for pelletized plastic raw materials. It has since firmly established its leadership in the local plastic industry with the acquisition of several plastic plants and continued expansion from a modest warehouse into a 60-hectare industrial estate with a workforce of 1,000 people.  The late 1980’s saw Mr. Gatchalian’s long-held vision of a diversified group of companies gradually being realized, as he established a real estate development company, a bank, an airline, an oil exploration company, a newspaper publication, various hotels and casinos, a stock brokerage and a petrochemical plant.


Lamberto B. Mercado, Jr.


Mr. Mercado, Jr. is 50 years old, Filipino and was elected as director and appointed as Compliance Officer of the company last November 12, 2013. He is a lawyer and Certified Public Accountant by profession. He took up Bachelor of Laws at Ateneo De Manila University and Bachelor of Commerce Major in Accounting at Univesity of Sto. Tomas. He seats on board of various companies ranging from hotels, manufacturing, mining and real estate. He is currently the director of Forum Pacific, Inc., Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp. and Waterfront Philippines, Inc., all are publicly listed companies, and the Vice President for Legal Affairs of The Wellex Group, Inc. He served as Deputy Administrator of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) from 1997 to 1998.



Omar M. Guinomla


Mr. Guinomla is 42 years old, Filipino and was elected as director of the company last November 12, 2013. He graduated with degree in Bachelor of Science in Management at De La Salle University and Masters in Business Administration at Ateneo De Manila University. He is currently the Chairman and President of Recovery Real Estate Corp., Vice President of Pacific Rehouse Corp and director of Orient Pacific Corp. and Recovery Development Corp.


Antonio A. Henson


Mr. Henson was elected as director of the company last November 12, 2013. He has extensive background working for both the public and private sectors. He has proven track record of simultaneously holding top positions in different companies. He is a CPA by profession. He took Advanced Management Program at Harvard University, USA in 1981, on top of his Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Chicago, USA which he earned in 1966. His undergraduate course in Commerce was completed in 1961 at De La Salle University. He is currently the Chairman and President of Access & Projects Management, Inc., a personal holding and investment company; Chairman of the Philippine Estates Corporation and Treasurer and Director of Nationwide Development Corporation. He previously served as Undersecretary of Trade and Industry and as General Manager of the National Development Company (NDC) under the administration of President Corazon C. Aquino. As General Manager of NDC, he served in several major government-owned and controlled corporations in various capacities. These GOCC’s include PASAR, PITC, INTERBANK, PNCC, Semirara, etc. He also served as President of the Clark Development Corporation and the Clark International Airport Corporation under the President Fidel V. Ramos. After his stint with government, Mr. Henson was President of the Asia’a Emerging Dragon Corporation for a little over 3 years until 1999. He subsequently joined the SM Group of Companies in various capacities until his retirement in 2011.


Prior to his work in government, Mr. Henson was a Partner of Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. (SGV & Co.) and headed for a number of years the Consultancy Services of affiliates of SGV & Co. in Malaysia and Indonesia. Mr. Henson is also active in various civic and religious organizations such as Vice Chairman of the Catholic Mass Media Awards, Rotary Club of Pasig, etc.


Byoung Hyun Suh


Mr. Suh is a Korean National, 57 years old and was elected as Independent Director of the Company last November 12, 2013. He obtained his degree in Business Administration at Korean University, Seoul Korea. He is currently the President of Pan Islands, Inc., Three Seven Foods & Products, Inc. and Golden Shin Jan Farm since 1995 and Overseas Korean Traders Association since 2004 and KIA Inter-Trade Asia Regional Office from 1995 to 1997. Being in an executive position dwelling in extensive decision making, Mr. Suh is capable of giving independent view about the company’s internal control processes.


Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis, Jr.

Mr. Ortiz-Luis, Jr. was elected as Independent Director of the Company. He obtained his degree and masters in Business Administration at De La Salle University. He earned his PhD in Humanities at Central Luzon State University and PhD in Business Technology in EARIST. Mr. Ortiz-Luis, Jr. He is currently the Vice Chairman of Alliance Global, Inc. and independent director of Waterfront Philippines, Inc. and B.A. Securities



Mariel L. Francisco


Ms. Francisco is 33 years old, Filipino and was appointed as corporate secretary of the company last November 12, 2013. She earned her law degree at Arellano University. She is a young associate in Corporate Counsels, Philippines Law Office. She is also the corporate secretary of Philippine Estates Corporation and assistant corporate secretary of Forum Pacific, Inc.

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