Ramon S. Ang is the Vice Chairman since January 28, 1999, President and Chief Operating Officer since March 6, 2002 of the Company. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee and Nomination and Hearing Committee of the Company. He also holds the following positions in other publicly listed companies: President and Chief Executive Officer of Top Frontier Investment Holdings Inc. and Petron Corporation; Chairman of San Miguel Brewery Inc. and San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited (listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange), and Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc.; Vice Chairman of Ginebra San Miguel, Inc., and San Miguel Pure Foods Company, Inc.. He is also the Chairman and CEO of SMC Global Power Holdings Corp., and Chairman of Sea Refinery Corporation, San Miguel Foods, Inc., San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation, San Miguel Properties, Inc., Clariden Holdings, Inc., and Anchor Insurance Brokerage Corporation, He is also the Chairman of Privado Holdings, Corp., Philippine Diamond Hotel & Resort, Inc., Philippine Oriental Realty Development, Inc., and Atea Tierra Corporation. He also formerly held the following positions: President and Chief Operating Officer of PAL Holdings, Inc., Philippine Airlines, Inc.; Director of Air Philippines Corporation; Chairman of Cyber Bay Corporation; and Vice Chairman and Director of Manila Electric Company. Mr. Ang has held directorships in various domestic and international subsidiaries of SMC in the last five years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Far Eastern University.