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Board of Directors & Management Team

Meet the experienced men and women behind Phoenix Petroleum.

Domingo Uy - Phoenix Petroleum Chairman of the Board

Domingo T. Uy

Chairman

Mr. Domingo T. Uy is a co-founder and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2002. Mr. Uy was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company on February 15, 2007. He is also a Director of Granland Resources Corporation, a corporation involved in real estate development, and is actively involved in socio-civic programs. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Davao Chong Hua High School, director of the Philippine National Red Cross - Davao Chapter, and a Past President of the Davao City Sta. Ana Lions Club and the Kang Ha Uy Association - Davao Chapter.

Chairman

Dennis Uy - Phoenix Petroleum Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer

Dennis A. Uy

President, and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dennis A. Uy is the founder of the Company and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since inception. He is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of UDENNA Corporation, the parent company, with a diverse business portfolio that includes interests in petroleum retail and distribution, shipping and logistics, real estate development, infrastructure, education, and leisure and gaming.

Mr. Uy is the Chairman of Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corporation, a dominant player in the shipping and logistics industry, and Chairman of 2GO Group Inc., the country’s largest logistics provider.

He is Chairman and President of UDENNA Development Corporation, which develops and manages real estate projects such as Clark Global City, Calaca Industrial Seaport Park, UDENNA Tower, and The Emerald in Mactan, Cebu under development. He is Chairman and President of UDENNA Infrastructure Corp., Chairman of PH Travel and Leisure Holdings Corp., and President of Enderun Colleges, Inc.

Mr. Uy is also Chairman of Phoenix Philippines Foundation, UDENNA Foundation, Siklab Atleta Pilipinas Sports Foundation, and LIFE Fund.

He serves as Director of Alphaland Corporation and Independent Director of Apex Mining Corp. He was appointed Presidential Adviser on Sports in 2016, and Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan to the Philippines in 2011. Mr. Uy is a graduate of De La Salle University with a degree in Business Management.

Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer

Romeo De Guzman - Phoenix Petroleum Director, Vice Chairman

Romeo B. De Guzman

Director, Vice Chairman

Mr. Romeo B. De Guzman has been Director of the Company since 2009. He is the Vice Chairman, and previously was Chief Operating Officer of the Company, bringing over 40 years of outstanding experience in the oil industry. Before joining the Company, he was with Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation, where he was Vice President for External Affairs for Asia Pacific and a member of the Board of Directors up to December 2006. He was with the said company holding various management and executive positions. Prior to that, he worked at Getty Oil Philippines Inc. for 10 years. Mr. De Guzman is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mirait Philippines, Inc. He holds a Marketing Management and MBA degrees from San Sebastian College – Manila.

Director, Vice Chairman

J.V. de Dios - Phoenix Petroleum Director

Atty. J.V. Emmanuel A. De Dios

Director

Atty. J.V. Emmanuel A. De Dios was elected Independent Director of the Company on February 15, 2007 and regular director on March 7, 2008. He is the CEO of GE Philippines, and prior to that was President and CEO of Nido Petroleum Pty Ltd., an Australian Stock Exchange-listed oil and gas company. He was Managing Director of Merritt Advisory Partners, Inc. and was a member of the Board of Directors of Davies Energy Systems, Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corporation and was former Undersecretary of the Philippine Department of Energy. Atty. De Dios obtained his Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School and completed his Bachelor of Laws at the Ateneo School of Law.

Director

Stephen CuUnjieng - Phoenix Petroleum Director

Stephen T. CuUnjieng

Director

Mr. Stephen T. CuUnjieng was elected as a Director of the Company on January 15, 2018, after being a long-time adviser to the Board. He is Chairman of Evercore Asia Limited, and has substantial and wide experience in investment banking. He has acted as Financial Adviser to several financial transactions of companies involving initial public offerings, major and strategic acquisitions, and mergers of various companies from various industries. He is a member of the Executive Advisory Board for Asia of the Wharton School of Business, and an Independent Director of Century Properties Group and Aboitiz Equity Ventures. He has received several awards and distinctions, such as the Best Independent Advisory Firm in Asia in 2016 for Evercore, and Deals of the Year for various acquisitions. He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo School of Law, and completed an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business.

Director

Cherylyn Uy - Phoenix Petroleum Director

Cherylyn C. Uy

Director

Ms. Cherylyn C. Uy is one of the pioneers and incorporators of UDENNA Corporation, the parent company of Phoenix Petroleum, and which has businesses in petroleum retail and distribution, shipping and logistics, real estate development, infrastructure, education, and leisure and gaming. She is the Corporate Treasurer of UDENNA Corporation and Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corporation. She is President of UDENNA Foundation and Executive Director of Phoenix Philippines Foundation, Inc. Ms. Uy is a graduate of Business and Finance from Ateneo de Davao University.

Director

Frederic DyBuncio - Phoenix Petroleum Director

Frederic C. DyBuncio

Director

Mr. Frederic C. DyBuncio was elected as a Director of the Company on May 27, 2017. He is the President of SM Investments Corporation. He is a Director of Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation, Premium Leisure Corp., 2GO Group, Inc., and Pacific Online Systems Corporation. Prior to holding the post, he was a career banker who spent over 20 years with JP Morgan Chase and its predecessor institutions. During his stint in the banking industry, he was assigned to various executive positions where he gained substantial professional experience in the areas of credit, relationship management and origination, investment banking, capital markets, and general management. He has worked and lived in several major cities including New York, Seoul, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Manila. He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and completed a Master’s degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management.

Director

Monico Jacob - Phoenix Petroleum Director

Monico V. Jacob

Director

Monico V. Jacob has been Independent Director of the Company since March 7, 2008. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of the STI Education Systems Holdings, Inc., a publicly listed company; of STI Education Services Group, Inc.; and of West Negros University. He is also the Chairman of Philplans First, Inc., a pre-need company; and of Philippine Life Financial, Inc., a life insurance company. He likewise sits as an independent director of Jollibee Foods, Inc., Lopez Holdings, Inc. and 2GO Shipping. He sits as Director of Asian Terminals, Inc., Philhealthcare Systems, Inc., an HMO, and IAcademy.

Director

Nicasio Alcantara - Phoenix Petroleum Independent Director

Nicasio I. Alcantara

Independent Director

Nicasio I. Alcantara is the Chairman and President of ACR Mining Corporation and Chairman of Conal Corporation. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee of BDO Private Bank, Inc. and is a member of the Bank’s Audit Committee and Related Party Transactions Committee. His currently a Director of Alsons Corporation, Alsons Development and Investment Corporation and several other prestigious corporations. Prior to this, Mr. Alcantara also held the position of Chairman and President in various corporations, namely, Petron Corporation, Alsons Consolidated Resource Inc., Iligan Cement Corporation, Alsons Cement Corporation, Northern Mindanao Power Corporation, Refractories Corporation of the Philippines, and Alsons Insurance Brokers Corporation. He was also the Chairman of Alsons Prime Investments Corporation. Mr. Alcantara holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Sta. Clara University, California, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Ateneo de Manila University.

Independent Director

Consuelo Santiago - Phoenix Petroleum Independent Director

Consuelo Ynares-Santiago

Independent Director

Ms. Consuelo Ynares-Santiago is a Retired Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court. Justice Santiago (Ret) is currently an independent director of Anchor Insurance Brokerage Corp., a leading insurance brokerage company based in New York, USA, SMC Global Power Holdings, Inc., one of the country’s leading power companies which is the power generation unit of San Miguel Corporation, South Luzon Tollway Corp., and Top Frontier Investment Holdings, Inc. She is the Chair Advisory Council of the Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution under the Department of Justice. She earned her Law Degree at the University of the Philippines. After being admitted to the bar, she started her career as a Legal Officer of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). After 5 years of legal practice, she decided to enter the Judiciary and spent 36 years of her career as Municipal Judge, Metropolitan Trial Court judge, Regional Trial Court judge, and Associate Justice of Court of Appeals, before becoming an Associate Justice of the highest court of the country, the Supreme Court. During her time in the Supreme Court, she became the chairperson of the Supreme Court’s 3rd Division and also joined various committees, among them the Justice on Wheels Program as Chairperson, the Foreign Travel Committee as Chairperson, the House of Representative Electoral Tribunal (HRET) as Chairperson, and member of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal. She was also a consultant of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) and a Bar Examiner of Labor Law and Social Legislation during the 1996 Bar Examination and Taxation Law in the 1998 Bar Examination.

Independent Director

Minoru Takeda - Phoenix Petroleum Independent Director

Minoru Takeda

Independent Director

Minoru Takeda, Japanese, is the Chairman of aNew Energy (an advisory company for Renewables/LNG), Senior Advisor of GLX LNG (LNG Trading Platform Company), Director of Oxalis Chemicals KK, and Sr. Advisor of Uyeno Kosan KK. Mr. Takeda was with ExxonMobil for 22 years and with Royal Dutch Shell group for 14 years. He was the Chairman of the Board of Showa Shell KK, Country Chairman of Shell Group of Companies in Japan, and GM of Shell Upstream International in charge of the ASEAN/India LNG Market Development. For Mobil Oil Corporation, in addition to holding key positions in Japan, he was Director of Mobil Oil New Zealand, and has experience in Global HQ Downstream Corporate Planning. He also spent over 4 years in Deloitte, as Partner of Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting and served as CEO of Deloitte Tohmatsu Corporate Finance. He holds BS and MS from Keio University and MS from MIT Sloan School of Management. He was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard University, Energy and Environmental Policy Center.

Independent Director

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Dennis A. Uy

Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dennis A. Uy is the founder of the Company and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since inception. He is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of UDENNA Corporation, the parent company, with a diverse business portfolio that includes interests in petroleum retail and distribution, shipping and logistics, real estate development, infrastructure, education, and leisure and gaming.

Mr. Uy is the Chairman of Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corporation, a dominant player in the shipping and logistics industry, and Chairman of 2GO Group Inc., the country’s largest logistics provider.

He is Chairman and President of UDENNA Development Corporation, which develops and manages real estate projects such as Clark Global City, Calaca Industrial Seaport Park, UDENNA Tower, and The Emerald in Mactan, Cebu under development. He is Chairman and President of UDENNA Infrastructure Corp., Chairman of PH Travel and Leisure Holdings Corp., and President of Enderun Colleges, Inc.

Mr. Uy is also Chairman of Phoenix Philippines Foundation, UDENNA Foundation, Siklab Atleta Pilipinas Sports Foundation, and LIFE Fund.

He serves as Director of Alphaland Corporation and Independent Director of Apex Mining Corp. He was appointed Presidential Adviser on Sports in 2016, and Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan to the Philippines in 2011. Mr. Uy is a graduate of De La Salle University with a degree in Business Management.

Founder, President, and
Chief Executive Officer

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Henry Albert R. Fadullon

Chief Operating Officer

Bong is a passionate leader with a track record of delivering top and bottom line growth in businesses. He joined Phoenix in 2017, bringing over 25 years of experience in the petroleum industry.

He held various roles at Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., a decade of which were spent overseas with postings in Malaysia, Oman, and London. Prior to his departure, he was GM of Global Businesses for Shell Shared Services (Asia) B.V. He has extensive experience in Retail and B2B performing a variety of frontline and functional roles leading into General Management positions.

Bong completed his BS Industrial Management Engineering, minor in Mechanical Engineering, from De La Salle University.

Chief Operating Officer

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Ma. Concepcion F. de Claro

Chief Finance Officer

Dettie brings with her 36 years of extensive experience in financial management and corporate planning mainly with the Energy & Oil industry. She joined our parent company UDENNA Corporation in 2015 as Director of Mergers & Acquisitions. Prior to this, she was Chief Operating Officer of Alsons Corporation and a Director of Alsons Prime Investments Corporation and Alsons Power Holdings Corporation.

She also served Petron Corporation for 18 years in various positions from Planning Officer to Controller to Vice President for Corporate Planning, as well as with the Philippine National Oil Corporation (PNOC) for 10 years.

Dettie is a Certified Public Accountant from Colegio de San Juan de Letran.

Chief Finance Officer

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Alan Raymond T. Zorrilla

Senior Vice President for External Affairs, Business Development, and Security

Raymond has over 20 years of experience in corporate law and corporate affairs.

He joined Phoenix in 2008, and is concurrently governor of the Phoenix Fuel Masters basketball team. He is Treasurer of the Philippine Basketball Association and a Trustee of the Samahan ng Basketbol ng Pilipinas.

Prior to Phoenix, he was Chief Legal Counsel of the Unioil Group of Companies, director of Freeport Services, Legal Consultant of the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources, engaged in litigation practice with Pangilinan, Britanico, Sarmiento and Franco Law Offices, and Corporate Legal Counsel of Fil-Estate Group of Companies.

He completed his law studies at the San Beda College of Law in 1994 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1995. He also took up masteral studies at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

Senior Vice President for External Affairs, Business Development, and Security

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Socorro T. Ermac-Cabreros

Vice President for Corporate Legal

Pinky has been with Phoenix since 2006 and is concurrently Corporate Secretary. She is also the Corporate Secretary of the Company's subsidiaries among which are Phoenix LPG Philippines, Inc. and Philippine FamilyMart, Inc.

Prior to joining the Company, she was a Legal Counsel of Philippine National Bank in Davao City. She has worked for the government such as Office of the Ombudsman for Mindanao and later as Prosecutor for the Province of Davao del Norte after engaging in the private practice of law.

She finished her law degree at the Ateneo de Davao University College of Law. She is a former president of the Davao City Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.

Vice President for Corporate Legal

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Charlie R. Valerio

Chief Digital Officer

Charlie joined Phoenix in March 2019 as Chief Digital Officer. He also leads the IT group of parent company Udenna Group of Companies.

Charlie has more than 20 years of in-depth exposure and experience in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industries as well as a local conglomerate, having worked for Procter & Gamble for 7 years, Royal Dutch Shell for 14 years, and 5 years for First Gen Corporation and First Philippine Holdings in concurrent capacity.

He was Chief Information Officer at First Gen Corp. and for First Philippine Holdings, leading IT for the conglomerate (composed of 11 companies covering 5 industries - power generation, manufacturing, real estate/property, health care, and construction).

Charlie received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from De La Salle University. He is a certified Project Management Professional and had completed several leadership trainings in Switzerland and Singapore.

Chief Digital Officer

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Roy O. Jimenez

General Manager for Commercial and Industrial Business

Roy joined Phoenix in 2015, initially as AVP for non-fuel related business, then as AVP for North Mindanao business.

He spent almost 30 years with Chevron Philippines handling various national and district managerial positions in retail and commercial marketing, technical sales, and LPG. These have gained him experience in people and risk management, operational excellence, project management, capital investment, and change management.

Roy graduated from University of Santo Tomas with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, and is a licensed Mechanical Engineer. He has MBA units in De La Salle University and has attended leadership and management programs in the Asian Institute of Management.

General Manager for Commercial and Industrial Business

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Ericson S. Inocencio

General Manager for Retail Sales

Eric has 20 years of experience in the petroleum industry. Before joining Phoenix in 2014, he was with Chevron Philippines, where he held various posts, primarily leading the Commercial and Industrial business as District Sales Manager and covering key segments of major industries. He was concurrent National Fleet Cards Sales Manager.

At Phoenix, he initially led Mindanao Commercial, before heading Retail and Commercial Sales of North Mindanao and later, leading Mega Manila Sales. These exposed him to the entire retail business and operations of the company.

Eric is a licensed Mechanical Engineer from De La Salle University and attended his MBA at Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

General Manager for Retail Sales

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Joven Jesus G. Mujar

General Manager for Lubricants Sales and Distribution Business

Jay joined Phoenix in 2015, bringing with him over 12 years of lubricant experience from Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., where he held various positions in sales, business development, and marketing in both B2C and B2B. He was assigned for two years in the Asia Pacific doing Channel Development specialist work.

Prior to Phoenix, he worked at Toyota Motor Phils. and S.C. Johnson and Sons.

Jay is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from De La Salle University where he took MBA units. He also took a certificate course in Entrepreneurship at the Asian Institute of Management, and operated various businesses from indoor to outdoor advertising, transport, and real estate.

General Manager for Lubricants Sales and Distribution Business

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Richard C. Tiansay

General Manager for Pricing and Demand, Supply, and Terminal Operations

Richard joined Phoenix in 2013 as head of Visayas Sales before leading the Pricing and Demand, Supply, and Terminal Operations groups. He has more than 22 years of experience in the oil industry covering domestic and international operations.

He was formerly with Royal Dutch Shell where his last position was Global SAP IT Order to Cash Team Lead in London, U.K. This after being assigned to various key managerial positions in the Philippines, Asia Pacific, and other countries.

Richard completed his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of San Carlos, Cebu City.

General Manager for Pricing and Demand, Supply, and Terminal Operations

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Joselito G. de Jesus

General Manager for Business Development, Strategies, and Portfolio Unit

DJ has over 30 years of experience in the oil industry. He joined Phoenix in 2011 as AVP for Luzon Commercial Business, and later AVP for Upcountry Luzon Sales, before moving to his current role.

Prior to Phoenix, he was AVP for Reseller Trade of Petron Corporation, where he held various management positions covering different markets to include corporate accounts and retail and household customers. He started his career at the Philippine National Oil Corporation.

DJ is a graduate of BS in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

General Manager for Business Development, Strategies, and Portfolio Unit

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Maria Rita A. Ros

General Manager for CME

Rita joined Phoenix in 2013, bringing 30 years of experience in the oil industry, covering procurement and materials management, quality management system, project management, supply chain and inventory management, business development and strategic planning, and production planning.

She was previously with Petron Corp. where she started her career and held various positions, eventually handling Biofuels and Special Projects, and Supply Optimization.

Rita is a graduate of B.S. Chemical Engineering from the University of the Philippines, and is a licensed Chemical Engineer. She took up Basic Management at the Asian Institute of Management.

General Manager for CME

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Joriz B. Tenebro

General Manager for Joint Ventures

Joriz joined Phoenix in 2018, bringing with him 15 years of combined business and commercial finance experience in retail, trading, upstream and integrated gas at Shell.

Covering Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Europe, his previous roles include retail territory management- reporting, planning and economics- finance management- M&A and New Business Development- and internal audit. He was based in Davao, Manila, Singapore, and Dubai. Prior to joining Shell, he spent 3 years as P&G Distributor Finance Manager and PwC Finance Auditor.

Joriz graduated Cum Laude at the Ateneo de Davao University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy and placed 13th in the CPA board examination.

General Manager for Joint Ventures

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Lester Khan

General Manager for Aviation Business

Lester is a driven sales and technical professional with nearly two decades of experience in the FMCG and oil/gas industry.

Previously, he served as GM for both Pure Essence Inc. and Margarrett Enterprise Inc. which produce biodiesel and toll-packs for major FMCG companies. He started his career in Procter & Gamble where he was recognized for leading the reformulation and process development of the company’s soap brands.

In between his stints in manufacturing, he worked in Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., handling Retail in South Mindanao.

He is a licensed Chemical Engineer from the University of the Philippines Los Baños and a Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Practitioner. He completed his MBA studies at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business with Gold Honors.

General Manager for Aviation Business

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Elmer A. Baguioro

General Manager for LPG Trading

Before joining Phoenix in 2018, Elmer worked for multinational corporations such as Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and Royal Dutch Shell in over 20 years, performing various roles, including Global LPG Trader in the field of research and development, manufacturing, strategic infrastructure planning, logistics and supply chain planning and network optimization, and global LPG trading and chartering.

Elmer graduated Cum Laude at the University of St. La Salle Bacolod with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and placed 7th in the Chemical Engineering Licensure Exams.

General Manager for LPG Trading

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Evelyn T. Gerodias

General Manager for PLPI Visayas and Mindanao

Eve started her career with Petronas Energy Philippines in 1996, eventually rising to Chief Finance Officer. After Phoenix acquired the company in 2017, she was appointed GM for LPG VisMin.

With over 20 years in the LPG business, Eve has experience in various management functions from operations, finance, credit, procurement, strategic planning, human resource, and management information system.

She graduated cum laude from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) with a degree in Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant, and completed the two-year Certificate of Candidacy for Masters in Business Management at MSU-IIT.

General Manager for PLPI Visayas and Mindanao

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Julgin Anthony G. Villanueva

General Manager for PLPI Luzon

Ton is a sales professional with over a decade of experience in selling and negotiation, account management, and business development.

Before joining Phoenix in 2017, he was Head of the Mid and High-Rise Segment of Republic Cement Services, formerly Lafarge Cement Services Phils. He started his career at Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., where he was assigned to the LPG business (Shellane LPG) for nine years in retail and industrial trades across the country.

He is a graduate of De La Salle University with a degree in Management of Financial Institutions, and holds an MBA from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business where he graduated with first class honors.

General Manager for PLPI Luzon

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Bernard C. Suiza

General Manager for Philippine FamilyMart

Bernard has 30 years of experience in network planning, marketing, and operations, having worked in industries from fuel to food. He joined Phoenix in 2017, and was previously with San Miguel Foods as its Area Sales Manager for North Luzon.

He was formerly marketing director of Prominex Ventures, and General Manager of Emerging Channels Inc. where he handled marketing and distribution of food and non-food products. He spent 11 years in Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. in various roles in retail, finance, network planning, and non-fuels retailing.

Bernard graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Business Administration, and obtained his MBA from UP in 2017.

General Manager for Philippine FamilyMart

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Magtanggol C. Bawal

Chief Finance Officer for FamilyMart

Boy is a Certified Public Accountant with 35 years of work experience in the oil industry, IT, and Services.

Prior to joining Phoenix in 2017 after the company’s acquisition of Family Mart, he was with Shell Shared Services (Asia) B.V. as Contracts & Procurement Operations Delivery Center Manager. Among his other work, he was previously IT consultant of Phoenix Petroleum in 2010; Chief Finance Officer and COO of Microsoft Phils.; and LPG Finance Manager, among other roles, at Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce, major in Accounting, from the University of Batangas, and took MBA classes at the DLSU Graduate School of Business.

Chief Finance Officer for FamilyMart and General Manager for Shared Services of Phoenix Petroleum

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Stefano Angelocola

Managing Director for PNX Petroleum Singapore

Stefano joined the company in September 2017 and has 15 years of experience in the oil & gas industry. He previously worked in Total Oil Trading where he covered different roles in both physical and derivatives trading between Geneva and Singapore.

In Singapore, he covered South-East Asian market with Philippines being the main focus. Stefano received a Master in Economics and Corporate Management from the French Institute of Petroleum (IFP School) in Paris and prior to that a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from La Sapienza University in Rome, Italy.

Managing Director for PNX Petroleum Singapore

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Denis Christian M. Caes

Chief Finance Officer for PNX Petroleum Singapore

Denis joined Phoenix in 2018 as PNX Petroleum Singapore’s Chief Finance Officer, bringing with him more than 15 years of experience in corporate finance, risk management, cash management, capital markets, and compliance and governance.

Prior to joining the Company, Denis held various finance positions in Total, from Finance Officer to Chief Finance Officer, covering Belgium, France, and Singapore.

Denis obtained his Master in Business Engineering from the Louvain School of Management (University of Louvain) in Belgium, and earned his Executive MBA and CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) degree at the National University of Singapore.

Chief Finance Officer for PNX Petroleum Singapore

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Arnel G. Alban

Asst. Vice President for Retail Operations, Network Development, Non-Fuel Retailing Business, and Capital Investment

Arnel has more than 20 years of experience in the petroleum, lubricants, and retail industry. Before joining Phoenix in April 2018, he was AVP for Retail Development and Compliance of Total (Philippines) Corp. where he assessed the compliance procedures of the Retail Division and successfully managed the regional audit.

Prior to this role, he held various positions in the company: Regional Sales Manager of North Luzon, Sales Manager B to C and OEM/FCD Manager for Lubricants Division, Area Manager, and Retail Network Developer. He also had a short stint with Motorola, Inc. as Dealer Development Manager and with Caltex (Philippines), Inc. as Retail Network Planner.

Arnel graduated from the University of the Philippines with a BS degree in Civil Engineering, and is a licensed Civil Engineer.

Asst. Vice President for Retail Operations, Network Development, Non-Fuel Retailing Business, and Capital Investment

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Ignacio Raymund S. Ramos, Jr.

Asst. Vice President for Engineering

Ging has more than 25 years of specialized practice in the fuel industry and construction business. Before joining Phoenix on January 2018, he was project consultant from 2004 to 2017 of multinational oil companies in the region: Shell Eastern Petroleum SG, PT Alam Tri Abadi - Indonesia, PT Banten Energy LPG Terminal - Indonesia, PT Indonesia Bulk Terminal, PT Shell Indonesia, and Shell Guam.

He started his career at Shell Philippines where he held managerial positions in field facilities and retail engineering, retail construction, and special projects. Ging graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Asst. Vice President for Engineering

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Jaime T. Diago, Jr.

Asst. Vice President for Technical Services and QAPD

Jimmy has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry with extensive exposure in sales, technical services, and supply and distribution.

Before joining Phoenix in September 2018, he held various positions in fuels product quality, technical services, trading and economics, sales, lubricants, and supply at Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation, the last, as a consultant providing product quality and technical support to the company.

Jimmy graduated cum laude at Silliman University with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, and placed 4th at the 1977 Mechanical Engineering Board Exam.

Asst. Vice President for Technical Services and QAPD

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Ma. Celina I. Matias

Asst. Vice President for Brand and Marketing

Celina joined Phoenix in 2012, bringing more than 25 years of expertise on strategic marketing and client servicing.

She honed her skills at Ogilvy & Mather and McCann Erickson, and was a partner at a local ad agency. Over the course of her career, Celina handled over 25 local and global brands across different product categories from petroleum, telecommunications, real estate, automotive, pharmaceutical, and many more.

She finished Communication Arts major in Advertising & Public Relations from Assumption College.

Asst. Vice President for Brand and Marketing

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Celeste Marie G. Ong

Asst. Vice President for Human Resources

Celeste joined Phoenix in 2012, and has more than 20 years of solid human resources management experience from local and multinational companies such as Concrete Aggregates Inc., Van Melle Phils., Fujitsu Computer Products and Optodev, Inc.

Her expertise includes compensation management, talent acquisition, training and development, employee relations/engagement, benefits administration, and HRIS.

Celeste finished A.B. Psychology from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and took her M.A. in Psychology at University of Santo Tomas. She completed the Essilor Management Training course in Singapore & France.

Asst. Vice President for Human Resources

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Jonarest Z. Sibog

Asst. Vice President for Comptrollership

Jona has been with Phoenix since 2006, starting her career in Procurement which she headed for seven years before moving to Finance.

Over this period, as the company grew from a small player into the leading independent today, she gained experience in operations, strategic planning, people management, budgeting, and finance.

Jona is a graduate of Ateneo de Davao University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, and finished her Masters in Business Administration at the University of Mindanao where she also earned a few units in LLB. She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a director of the Association of CPAs in Commerce and Industry - Davao City Chapter.

Asst. Vice President for
Comptrollership

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Reynaldo A. Phala

Asst. Vice President for Treasury

Rey has been with Phoenix since 2008, starting as Credit and Collection Manager before assuming his current role.

Prior to these, he led a progressive banking career for 17 years, which he started at UCPB. He also worked with the Department of Trade and Industry as Municipal Trade and Industry Officer for a year.

Rey graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Mindanao State University in General Santos City, where he was an academic scholar. He passed the licensure examinations for Civil Engineers in May 1989. He finished his Master in Business Administration (MBA) under the Regis Program at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

Asst. Vice President for Treasury