Augusto P. Hidalgo, Director, President & Chief
Executive Officer, Filipino
Mr. Augusto Hidalgo is the President and Chief Executive Officer
of National Reinsurance Corporation of the Philippines (PhilNaRe), from April 01, 2014. Mr. Hidalgo
has been a strategy executive for the last 8 years: heading Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A) of Peak Reinsurance
Hong Kong, and before that; Managing Partner of New World Financial Canada. Before the jump to senior management,
Mr. Hidalgo was a Reinsurance Underwriter for Swiss Re in Canada, Australia, Switzerland and South Africa from 1996
to 2005. He started his career in management consulting with IBM in Tokyo, Arthur Andersen (SGV and Co) and EasyCall
from 1989-1996. Mr. Hidalgo obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of
the Philippines. He received his Master's degrees in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at
Northwestern University and the Schulich School of Business at York University.
John E. Huang, Senior Vice President & Head,
Mr. John E. Huang joined Universal Malayan Re (UMRe) in 2004
as its Chief Finance Officer. Prior to joining UMRe, he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer of C&P Homes,
Inc., Senior Vice President of Urban Bank, and Vice President of First National Bank of Boston. He graduated with a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics Honors, magna cum laude, from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1978,
and obtained his Masters degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School in 1982.
Alexander L. Reyes, Senior Vice President & Head, Non-Life Reinsurance, Filipino
Mr. Reyes joined the Company in October 2014 as Senior Vice President and Head of Claims.
Prior to Philnare, Mr. Reyes held various senior management positions covering Marketing, Sales, Underwriting and Claims
operations in leading non-life insurance direct-writing Companies in the Philippines. He graduated from the University of the
Philippines, Diliman with a B.S. in Business Administation degree in 1982.
Victor R. Tanjuakio, First Vice-President & Head, Life Reinsurance,
Mr. Vic Tanjuakio joined PhilNaRe in September 2014 as Head of Life Reinsurance.
Prior to PhilNaRe, Mr. Tanjuakio was Head of Corporate Solutions of Philippine AXA Life.
He is an actuary by profession and was Chief Actuary of various companies including Maxicare Healthcare Corporation,
Asian Life and General Assurance, and Great Pacific Life (now Sunlife Grepa). He is a Fellow of the Actuarial Society
of the Philippines and has served as member of its Board of Governors many times. He also chaired the Technical Committee
of the Philippine Life Insurance Association in 2002-2004. He earned his B.S. Mathematics degree from Ateneo de Manila University in 1988.
Regina S. Ramos, Vice President & and Head, Risk & Compliance, Filipino
Prior to joining the Corporation in 2000, Ms. Ramos was employed with Development
Insurance and Surety Corporation in various capacities from May 1987 to April 2000.
After taking the 1982 CPA Board Licensure Examination, she joined SyCip, Gorres,
Velayo & Co., CPAs (SGV) and stayed until April 1987. Ms. Ramos is a Certified
Public Accountant. She has also earned her designation as a Certified Internal
Auditor in November 2004. She obtained her degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce,
major in Accounting from St. Paul College, Manila in 1982.
Eden R. Tesoro, Vice President & Head, Property Underwriting, Filipino
Ms. Tesoro joined PhilNaRe in September 2014 as Head of Property Underwriting. Prior to joining the Corporation,
she served as Chief Underwriter for Federal Phoenix Assurance Company, Inc. from 2010 to 2014. She also worked with Aon
Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers where she headed the Power and Energy Team from 2006 to 2010. She has had various
underwriting appointments from local and multinational insurance companies for 12 years prior to her stint as a broker.
Ms. Tesoro started her career in the insurance industry as a Management Trainee of FGU Insurance Corporation. She obtained
her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the Philippines in 1994.
Noel A. Laman, Corporate Secretary since June 2007, Filipino
Atty. Noel a. Laman is a founder and a Senior Partner of Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon
& San Jose Law Offices. He serves as a Director and/or Corporate Secretary of
GlaxoSmithKline Philippines Inc, Boehringer Ingelheim (Phils.), Inc., Merck Inc.
and Eli Lilly (Phils.), Inc. He also serves as Corporate Secretary of DMCI Holdings,
Inc. and its various subsidiaries. He obtained his Bachelor of Jurisprudence and
Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of the Philippines College of Law. He
obtained a Master of Laws degree in 1963 from the University of Michigan Law School
as a De Witt scholar. His law practice concentrates on corporation and general
business law, foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property
law. He is an active member of the Intellectual Property Association of the
Philippines, the Intellectual Property Foundation, and the Philippine Bar Association.
Atty. Laman is the recipient of a number of awards, plaques, citations, and certificates
of appreciation as invited speaker, resource person and conference chairman of various
law and business symposia. He is the firm representative to the State Capital Group,
an international association of law firms and to the German Philippines Chamber of
Commerce (Makati City).
Ma. Pilar M. Pilares-Gutierrez, Assistant Corporate Secretary since
December, 2002, Filipino
Ma. Pilar M. Pilares-Gutierrez is presently a Partner
at Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon San Jose Law Offices. She obtained her Bachelor of
Science degree major in Legal Management from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1997
and her Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of the Philippines, College of Law
in 2001. She is the Assistant Corporate Secretary of DMCI Holdings, Inc. and its
various subsidiaries. She holds the position of Corporate Secretary/Assistant Corporate
Secretary in several other Philippine corporations.