Board of Directors and Management Team
Premiere Horizon Board of Directors and Management Team

Augusto Antonio C. Serafica, Jr. (Chairman of the Board / President & CEO)

Mr. Serafica (age 55) was elected as a Regular Director during the Board meeting on May 2010 and became Chairman in March 2011 until December 2014. Mr. Serafica is the President & CEO of Premiere Horizon and was again elected as Chairman on February 6, 2018. Mr. Serafica is also the current Managing Director of Asian Alliance Investment Corporation and Asian Alliance Holdings & Development Corporation. He is also a Regular Director of Marcventures Holdings Inc. and Bright Kindle Resources Inc. Mr. Serafica is a veteran investment banker with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, fundraising and placement and business development. Industries that he is quite versed with are mining, real estate, and technology. Mr. Serafica is also the past Chairman of the AIM Alumni Association and is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen & Professionals. A CPA, Mr. Serafica earned his BA in Accountancy from San Beda College and acquired his MA in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management.

Siso M. Lao (Vice Chairman)

Mr. Lao (age 50) was elected as a Director of Premiere Horizon in 2011. Mr. Lao is the President and CEO of Milestone Garments Manufacturing and a director of One Megaworld Ventures, Skyfoods Corp. and 3L Properties & Alpha Devt Corp. Mr. Lao is also the Vice President of Blackstone Properties and Development Corp. and FirstCapitol Inc.  Mr. Lao’s expertise in real estate development is a perfect match to Premiere Horizon’s plan of tourism and property development. Mr. Lao graduated from Pats College of Aeronautics with a degree of Aeronautical Engineering.


Raul Ma. F. Anonas (Executive Vice President & COO)

Mr. Anonas (age 54) was elected as Regular Director of Premiere Horizon in September 2012. Mr. Anonas is a Director of Goshen Land Capital, Inc. and Concepts Unplugged Business Environment Solutions (CUBES), Inc. Mr. Anonas is a corporate finance veteran with expertise in investment banking, mergers & acquisitions and project financing. He also has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and has successfully managed start-up companies. Mr. Anonas holds a B.S. Management Degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.

Victor Y. Lim (Director)

Mr. Lim (age 71) was elected as Regular Director on July 28, 2015. He is currently the Chairman of V2S Property Developers, inc., President of Yuchengco Lim Development Corporation, Chairman of National Affairs Committee of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines FINEX, Trustee of the Ateneo Scholarships Foundation, Secretary of the International Association of Financial Executives Institute, Director of the Ateneo Alumni Association, and memeber of the Management Association of the Philippines. Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Masters in Business Management degree from the Asian Institue of Management. 

Ramon A. Recto (Director)

Mr. Recto (age 84) was elected as Regular Director on December 18, 2012. He is currently the President of Marcventures Holdings, Inc., Chairman & President of C.M.E. Technology Philippines, Inc., and Director of Crown Equities, Inc. He is a graduate of Master of Industrial Management and a holder of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering degree from the University of the Philippines.

George Y. SyCip (Director)

Mr. SyCip (age 61) was elected as Regular Director on February 06, 2018. Mr. SyCip is the President of Halanna Management Corporation and a Founder and Principal in Galaxaco China Group LLC. Mr SyCip advises a variety of companies in their cross-border endeavors between the US, Europe, Asia and Africa. Prior to setting up his own offices, Mr. SyCip had a career in banking, including serving as Chief Financial Officer of United Savings Bank, a leading provider of banking services to California’s Asian communities and a major originator of home mortgages in the State during the 1980s. Mr. SyCip now sits on several corporate boards including Alliance Select Foods International, Inc., Asian Alliance Investment Corporation, Beneficial Life Insurance Company, Bank of the Orient, and Paxys, Inc. He is also an Advisor to the Board of Cityland Development Corporation. Mr. SyCip currently serves as a Trustee or Director of several non-profit organizations, including the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Give2Asia, Global Heritage Fund, and the California Asia Business Council. He also served as Commissioner for the City and County of San Francisco’s Social Services Department in the 1980s under Mayor Dianne Feinstein and was on the Advisory Board of Stanford University’s Institute for International Studies for over 15 years. Mr SyCip received his A.B. in International Relations/Economics ‘With Distinction’ from Stanford University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Winston A. Chan (Director)

Mr. Chan (age 61) was elected as Regular Director on February 06, 2018. He is a retired partner of SGV/EY and former managing partner of SGV/EY Advisory Service Line. Mr. Chan played a lead role in transforming what was mainly risk consulting practice in SGV to a broader portfolio of business consulting services with capabilities in customer, finance, supply chain, and IT advisory. Mr. Chan has more than 28 years of management consulting experience specializing in Strategic IT Planning, business process reengineering, systems and application architecture, large scale multi-vendor systems implementation and integration, program/project management, finance shared services and internal audit shared services build out and transition. His industry exposure includes consumer product & retail, telecommunications, technology, health care & life sciences, financial services, and real estate. Mr. Chan is a Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Mr. Chan completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at the Harvard Business School in Boston, MA, The Advanced Business Strategy Course at INSEAD Singapore, and the Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). He has also attended numerous training programs of Andersen Continuing Education Center in St. Charles, Illinois, both as participant and faculty. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy at Colegio de San Juan de Letran.

Arsenio Benjamin E. Santos (Independent Director)

Mr. Arsenio Benjamin E. Santos (age 70) was elected as Independent Director on February 06, 2018. He is currently the President and CEO of Southwest Maritime Group of Companies. Mr. Santos is also the President of Chiba Marine Repair, Inc.. He is the Director of Link Edge, Inc., Islas Tankers Group, Islas Tankers Holdings and Shuwa Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. He is also the  Chairman of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NK). Mr. Santos is also a member of American Bureau of Shipping and a Philippine Technical Committee member of the Bureau Veritas. Mr. Santos was also a Director of Batangay Bay Carriers, Inc., National Marine Corporation and Filipino Shipowners Association. He used to be the Managing Director in Westwind Shipping Corporation and Baliwag Navigation Inc.  Mr. Santos is a graduate of Management Engineering at the Ateneo de Manila University.

Ramon G. Santos (Independent Director)

Mr. Ramon G. Santos (age 68) was elected as Independent Director on February 06, 2018. Mr. Santos served in the Philippine Army for 33 years and retired with a rank of Brigadier General in 2005. He was appointed as Undersecretary in October 2005 with the Office of Presidential Adviser for the Peace Process, subsequently assigned at the DENR then with Department of Energy until 2010. Mr. Santos was designated Director of OCD BASULTA, Office of Civil Defense, NDRRMC and later appointed as the Executive Director of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Office of Civil Defense from 2010 to October 2014. Mr. Santos is a Professorial Lecturer in Institute of Graduate Studies at the Philippine State College of Aeronautics. He is currently working as Senior Technical Consultant, OPAPP (Office of Presidential Adviser for Peace Process). Mr. Santos is also the President of Green Power Panay Inc., CEO of Tirad Pass Consulting, Director of the Education and Training Committee of One Eye Security Consultancy and Senior Vice President of the Professional Training Institute of Kali, Inc. Mr. Santos has a PhD and Masters in Development Administration from the Philippine Christian University. He also finished his Masters in Strategic Studies at the US Army War College in the USA.

Atty. Roberto V. San Jose (Corporate Secretary)

Afy. San Jose (age 75) was elected as Director on May 27,2015 and has been the Corporate Secretary of the Companysince 1996. He is a member of the Philippine Bar and is a partner of the Cas<llo Laman Tan Pantaleon and San Jose Law Offices. He is Chairman and Director of Mabuhay Holdings Corp., and Director and/or Corporate Secretary of CP Group of Companies, CP Equi<es Corp., Atlas Resources Management Group, and MAA Consultants, Inc. He is also currently the Corporate Secretary of Alsons Consolidated Resources, Inc., Solid Group, Inc., Philweb Corpora<on, FMF Development Corp., and Anglo Philippines Holdings Corp. Afy. San Jose holds a Law Degree from the University of the Philippines.

Atty. Ana Katigbak-Lim (Assistant Corporate Secretary)

Atty. Katigbak (age 47) is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and a graduate of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature (Cum Laude) at the University of the Philippines. She is currently a partner at the Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon San Jose Law Offices. She is also a Director or Officer of publicly-listed companies and registered membership clubs such as: Boulevard Holdings, Inc., Mabuhay Holdings, Inc., Solid Group, Inc., The Metropolitan Club, Inc., Holdings, Inc., and PhilWeb Corporation.

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