CHARLES STEWART LEE, 30 years old, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Anchor Land. He is currently the Director of Pacific Apex Food Ventures, Inc. He is also the President of Pacific Synergy Food and Beverage Corp. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science with emphasis in Economics from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.
STEVE LI, 50 years old, has served as the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Anchor Land since 2007 and 2013, respectively. He is concurrently the managing Director of MFT International Ltd. (Hong Kong). He graduated from York University, Toronto, Canada with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, major in Finance and Accounting.
DIGNA ELIZABETH L. VENTURA, 48years old, has been the incumbent President of Anchor Land Holdings, Inc. since August 15, 2011. From 2005, she served as the Assistant Vice President for Sales & Marketing and was promoted as the Vice President for Sales & Marketing of the Company in 2009. Prior to joining the Company, she was the Sales Director of Filinvest, Inc., Sales and Marketing Manager of the Water Front Hotel and Megaworld Properties and Holdings, Inc. Ms. Ventura earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Santo Tomas.
CHRISTINE P. BASE, 49 years old, has been the Corporate Secretary and a member of the Audit committee of Anchor Land since April 10, 2007. Base is currently a Corporate and Tax Lawyer at Pacis and Reyes, Attorneys and the Managing Director of Legisforum, Inc. She is also the Corporate Secretary of SBS Philippines Corporation, Italpinas Development Corporation, Araneta Properties, Inc., SL Agritech Corporation, Asiasec Equities, Inc. and Ever-Gotesco Resources and Holdings, Inc. She earned a degree of Juris Doctor at Ateneo De Manila University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Major in Accounting) at De La Salle University.
AVELINO M. GUZMAN, JR., 46 years old, is a Director of Anchor Land. He is the Managing Partner of A.M. Guzman, Jr. and Associates Law Office, and of Golden Ace Credit Solutions Company, Ltd. He also serves as the President and Chairman of the Board of Whidbey Holdings Corporation and as the Corporate Secretary of Santino Metal Industries, Inc., Merckammed Concepts, Inc., IdeashipPhils. Holdings, Inc., LTC Group of Companies, VS Marketing Corporation, Anchor Land Global Corporation and Akuna (Philippines) Inc. He was a Member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from San Beda College.
EDWIN LEE, 62 years old, assumed office as Director of Anchor Land Holdings, Inc. in 2013. He is currently serving as the Senior Assistant Vice President at the Office of the President of SM Investments Corporation. Lee graduated from De La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce major in Business Management.
NEIL Y. CHUA, 50 years old, is the Director and Chief Finance Officer of Anchor Land Holdings, Inc. since 2013 and 2009, respectively. He has worked with various accounting firms including KPMG, Auckland, New Zealand as senior manager from 2008 to 2009; Purwantono, Sarwoko & Sandjaja / Ernst & Young, Indonesia from 2002 to 2008. He was also an Andersen Worldwide Manager of Prasetio, Utomo & Co./Andersen, Indonesia and a supervisor at SGV & Co./Arthur Andersen, Philippines from 1991 to 1996. Mr. Chua obtained his Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of San Carlos Cebu City. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a member Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountant since 1992.
VIOLETA J. JOSEF, 74 years old, an Independent Director of the Company. She held various executive positions at the Multinational Group of Companies from 1972 to 2014. She is a Certified Public Accountant and received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration-Top Executive Program from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila where she is now a part-time Lecturer in its Graduate School of Business. Josef completed her Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of East. She also completed her General Management Executive Program at the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Business Administration in 1992.
VICTORIA A. VILLALUZ, 66 years old, is an Independent Director of the Company. She is a Member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the UP Women Lawyers’ Circle and the Tax Management Association of the Philippines where she also served as President in 2010. She is an accredited lecturer at the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) prescribed by the Supreme Court for lawyers. She was also a tax training director for the Arthur Anderson New Tax Seniors’ Training Seminar in Penang, Malaysia until 2001 and was a lecturer at the Arthur Andersen New Manager’s training seminars in St. Charles, Illinois. Atty. Villaluz obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and her Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines.
LORNA PANGILINAN, 64 years old, is a duly elected Independent Director of Anchor Land Holdings, Inc. She does consultancy engagements with various companies, including Fraport AG, Macroasia Corporation, Sublic Leisure Inc., Zuellig, MRT-4 (Bouygues), Asia’s Emerging Dragon Corporation, Metropolitan Medical Center, and Ever-Gotesco Group of Companies. She held several executive positions from 1977 to 2010. She also served as director and committee member to different private and financial institutions, such as Savers Dome Inc., Tong Yang Savings Bank, Chamber of Thrift Banks, Capwire and Pocketbell, Republic Telecommunications Holdings, Inc., AG Finance Inc., DBP Management Corporation, DBP Data Center, Inc. and DBP Provident Fund Committee and DBP-Institutional Banking Group Credit Committee. Ms. Pangilinan earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of the Philippines Diliman and a MA candidate in Economics at Ateneo de Manila University.
CLINTON STEVEN LEE, 27 years old, has been working for Anchor Land Holdings, Inc. since 2016 under the Office of the Chairman. He heads the Business Development Group, as well as the Market Research Group. Mr. Lee graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
The members of the management team aside from those mentioned above are as follows:
HONORIO A. ALVAREZ, JR., 51 years old Alvarez is the Assistant Vice President of the Engineering Department. Prior to his current role in the Company, Alvarez was the General Manager and Vice President of Double Dragon Properties. Alvarez assumed management positions in several companies including Makati Development Corporation, Eton Properties Philippines, Inc., Rustan Supercenters, Inc., SM Development Corporation, Moldex Group of Companies, and L&M Maxco Company. Alvarez earned a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at University of Santo Tomas in 1989.
SARAH JOELLE C. LINTAG, 48 years old, is the Head of the Corporate Affairs Department as well as the Company’s Compliance Officer. She was formerly the Vice President for Billings, Credit Operations and Legal Services from June 2015 to December 2015 for ACM Landholdings, Inc. (Philippines), where she also served as its Assistant Vice President for Legal, Human Resources and Administration from July 2013 to May 2015. She was also the Chief Political Affairs Officer of the Office of the Honorable Edgardo “Sonny” Angara in the House of Representatives from October 2010 to June 2013. She graduated from California State University, Northridge, California (USA) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She earned her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, and has been in legal practice for nineteen (19) years.
EDWIN LEONG AQUINO, 42 years old, Aquino is the Internal Audit Manager at Anchor Land Holdings, Inc. He was formerly the Audit Head at Century Properties Group, and assumed audit roles at several corporations, including Sycha Group of Companies, Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines), Inc., Steel Asia Manufacting Group, Laya Mananghaya & Co., Sysu Group of Companies, and San Miguel Corporation Group. Aquino is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor with a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy at University of the East – Caloocan Campus.