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Jose L. Cuisia, Jr.

NAME

JOSE L. CUISIA, JR.

AGE

72

DESIGNATION

Independent Director and Vice Chairman of the Board

Lead Independent Director

Chairperson, Audit Committee

Member, Board Risk Oversight Committee

Member, Corporate Governance Committee

EDUCATIONEXPERIENCE

Mr. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of SMPH since 1994. He was appointed Lead Independent Director in February 2017. From 2011 to 2016, he took his official diplomatic post as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America. He was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company from 1993 to 2009. Previously, he served as Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas from 1990 to 1993 and Administrator of the Social Security System from 1986 to 1990. He was also the former Chairman of the Board of Far East Bank and Trust Co. and Union Bank and President of Insular Bank of Asia & America. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Major in Accounting and Bachelor of Arts, Major in Social Sciences from De La Salle University and took his MBA at the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded the “Joseph Wharton Award for Lifetime Achievement” by the prestigious Wharton Club of Washington, DC in May 2011, and was conferred the Lifetime Contributor Award (public sector) by the Asia CEO Forum in 2015 and the Order of the Sikatuna with the rank of Grand Cross by President Benigno Aquino III in 2016.

 

POSITIONS IN OTHER REPORTING COMPANIES

PHINMA Corporation

Regular Director

Manila Water Company, Inc.

Independent Director

Century Properties Group, Inc.

Independent Director

 

BOARD ATTENDANCE:

100%; 6 of 6 Board Meetings

100%; 4 of 4 Audit Committee Meetings

100%; 4 of 4 Board Risk Oversight Committee Meetings

100%; 1 of 1 Related Party Transactions Committee Meetings

100%; 2 of 2 Nomination Committee Meetings

DATE OF FIRST APPOINTMENT:

April 1994

NO. OF YEARS ON THE BOARD:

23 YRS.

SHAREHOLDINGS:

0.00%

OTHER INFORMATION:

No legal dispute in the past five (5) years;

No conflict of interest transactions in the past one (1) year.

 

TRAININGS ATTENDED

Date of Training

Program

Name of Training Institution

August 3, 2016

Annual Corporate Governance Training Program

Institute of Corporate Directors

 

(updated as of February 01, 2017)