Board Committees

Management, together with the following Board Committees, support the Board in discharging its responsibilities. The Board of Directors has constituted an Executive Committee, an Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee, a Corporate Governance Committee, a Board Risk Oversight Committee, a Nominations and Remuneration Committee.

 

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall have and may exercise the powers of the Board in the management of the business and affairs of the Company when the Board is not in session, except with respect to: (a) approval of any action for which stockholders’ approval is also required; (b) the filling of vacancies in the Board; (c) the amendment or repeal of the Company’s By-Laws or the adoption of new By-Laws; (d) the amendment or repeal of any resolution of the Board which by its express terms is not capable of being amended or repealed; (e) a distribution of dividends to the stockholders; and (f) such other matters as may be specifically excluded or limited by the Board.

The Executive Committee is chaired by Dennis Anthony H. Uy, with Maria Grace Y. Uy, Saurabh N. Agarwal, Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Jose Pamintuan de Jesus, Jesus Romero (non-voting), Miles Tonn Chua  (non-voting), Benjamin Rex Emilio Azada  (non-voting) and Mary Joy Corpuz (non-voting) as members.

 

Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee

The Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee shall enhance the Board’s oversight capability over the Company’s financial reporting, internal control system, internal and external audit processes, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. It shall also review and evaluate related party transactions so as to enhance corporate transparency and promote fair transactions.

The Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee shall consist of at least three appropriately qualified non-executive directors, majority of whom, including the chairman of the Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee should be independent non-executive directors. All of the members of the committee must have relevant background, knowledge, skills, and/or experience in the areas of accounting, auditing and finance. The chairman of the Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee should not be the chairman of the Board or of any other committees.

The Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee is chaired by Roman Felipe S. Reyes and with Jose Pamintuan de Jesus, Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Maria Grace Y. Uy and Saurabh N. Agarwal as members.

 

Corporate Governance Committee

The Corporate Governance Committee has the duty and responsibility to assist the Board of Directors in the performance of its corporate governance responsibilities. It shall be composed of at least three members, all of whom should be independent non-executive directors, including the chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee.

The Corporate Governance Committee is chaired by Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. and with Roman Felipe S. Reyes and Francisco Ed. Lim as members.

 

Board Risk Oversight Committee

The Board Risk Oversight Committee shall be responsible for reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of our risk management function, including its market compliance function, risk management policies and systems, insurance, review and monitor risk events. It shall be composed of at least three non-executive directors, two of whom are independent non-executive directors, including the chairman of the Board Risk Oversight Committee.

The Board Risk Oversight Committee is chaired by Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. with Roman Felipe S. Reyes and Francisco Ed. Lim as members.

 

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

The functions of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee include (i) reviewing the structure, size and composition of the Board; (ii) review and evaluate the qualifications of the persons nominated to the Board and to other positions requiring appointment by the Board; (iii) reviewing succession plans for the Board; and (iv) making recommendations to the Board on the Company’s policy and structure for all remuneration of the Directors and senior management. 

The committee is chaired by Dennis Anthony H. Uy and with Maria Grace Y. Uy, Jose Pamintuan de Jesus, Francisco Ed. Lim and Saurabh N. Agarwal as members.