J. Carlitos G. Cruz
60 Years Old
Mr. J. Carlitos G. Cruz joined SGV (EY Philippines) in 1981 and was admitted to the partnership in 1995. He was later on appointed Chairman and Managing Partner in 2017 until 2019. Concurrent with his role as SGV Chairman and Managing Partner, he was also Chairman and President of the SGV Foundation. He also became President of Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice or ACPAPP in 2017, and in 2018, assumed the presidency of the ACPAPP Foundation. Mr. Cruz has also been active in supporting the Government’s efforts to promote business and trade by participating in Presidential business delegations to various countries, including Thailand during the terms of President Joseph Estrada, President Cory Aquino and President Rodrigo Duterte; Europe and Japan during the term of President Benigno Aquino III; and Russia during the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. He is currently an independent director of Transnational Diversified Group, Inc., Federal Land, Inc., Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings, Inc. and Solar Philippines Nueva Ecija Corporation. Mr. Cruz graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree. He completed the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School in 2007. He has been conferred with numerous awards, the latest of which is the “Parangal San Mateo” from the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The award is the highest honor given to a CPA in honor of his significant contributions to the accountancy profession.
POSITIONS IN OTHER PLCs:
Vivant Corporation - Independent Director