35th Anniversary - 1978-2013
35th Year Anniversary





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.

Allan R. Santos, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Filipino
Mr. Allan R. Santos, FSA, FASP, was appointed as the EVP & COO on November 16, 2017. He joined the company in April 2016 as a management consultant for data, analytics and technology. Prior to joining Nat Re, Mr. Santos was Chief Operating Officer for Affiliate Companies and Head of Vitality of the Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company (Philam Life). Previous to that, he was Regional Chief Finance Officer for Europe of CIGNA based in Belgium. He graduated from the University of the Philippines with a B.S. Mathematics degree in 1987 and a Masters in Applied Mathematics in the same university in 1990.

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, Filipino
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.

Daisy C. Salonga, Vice President & Head, Investments, Filipino
Ms. Salonga joined the company as Assistant Vice President for Investments in July 2011 and was promoted to SAVP in 2014. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Salonga held various executive positions in treasury covering foreign exchange, fixed income, sales and market studies in leading financial institutions including Citibank N.A. Manila, Credit Agricole Indosuez Offshore Bank Manila, China Banking Corporation and Greenwich Associates. She has been nominated as one of the Most Astute Investors in the Philippine Peso Bonds by The Asset Benchmark Research for three consecutive years for the period 2012 – 2014. She earned her degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Business Management from De La Salle University in 1987.

Regina S. Ramos, Vice President & and Head, Risk & Compliance, Filipino
Prior to joining NRCP in July 2000, Ms. Ramos was employed with a nonlife insurance company, where she held positions in various capacities in Accounting, Finance and Operations from May 1987 to April 2000. After taking the 1982 CPA Board Licensure Examination, she joined SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co., CPAs (SGV) 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.

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.

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