Board of Directors

JONATHAN T. GOTIANUN
62 years old, Filipino

Mr. Jonathan Gotianun is the chairman of the board of EastWest (since April 2007) and the chairman of both the Executive and Trust committees. He is also concurrently the chairman of Filinvest Development Corporation, Filinvest Land, Inc., EastWest Rural Bank, and East West Ageas Life Insurance Corporation (EastWest Ageas Life). Prior to his election as EastWest chairman, he has been in the EastWest board as vice-chairman and director since 1994. He holds a degree in Commerce from the Santa Clara University in California and a Masters in Management from Northwestern University in Illinois.

ANTONIO C. MONCUPA, JR.
57 years old, Filipino

Mr. Antonio Moncupa, Jr. is the president, chief executive officer, and director of EastWest (since January 2007). He also concurrently serves on the boards of East West Rural Bank, EastWest Ageas Life, and Pasberfund Realty Holdings, Inc. Prior to EastWest, he was EVP and chief financial officer of the International Exchange Bank. He holds a double degree in Economics and Accounting from the De La Salle University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

MERCEDES T. GOTIANUN
87 years old, Filipino

Mrs. Mercedes Gotianun is a director of EastWest (since 1995). She is also the chairperson of Filinvest Alabang, Inc. and a director of Filinvest Development Corporation, Davao Sugar Central Corporation, Filinvest Land Inc., and FDC Utilities, Inc. She graduated magna cum laude from from the University of the Philippines with a degree in BS Pharmacy.

LOURDES JOSEPHINE GOTIANUN YAP
61 years old, Filipino

Mrs. Lourdes Josephine Gotianun Yap is a director of EastWest (since August 2000) and the chairman of the Compensation Committee. She is also the chairman of Filinvest Asia Corporation, Cyberzone Properties, Inc., and The Palms Country Club, and the president and CEO of Filinvest Development Corporation, Filinvest Land, Inc., Filinvest Alabang, Inc., and Festival Supermall, Inc. She holds a Business Management degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Masters in Business Administration major in Finance from the University of Chicago.

CARLOS R. ALINDADA
79 years old, Filipino

Mr. Carlos Alindada is an independent director of EastWest (since April 2002) and the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He had previously served as Chairman and Managing partner of SGV & Co. and as commissioner of the Energy Regulation Commission. He holds an Accounting degree from the University of the East and a Masters in Business Administration in Corporate Finance from New York University. He also pursued an Advance Management Program at Harvard University.

PAUL A. AQUINO
73 years old, Filipino

Mr. Paul Aquino is an independent director of EastWest (Since October 2009) and the chairman of the Corporate Governance and Compliance Committee. He is also an adviser of the Energy Development Corporation, the president of Keitech Educational Foundation, a director of Skycable, Inc., and the Honorary Consul of the Government of Malta. He earned both his BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Business Administration from Santa Clara University in California. He was conferred Doctor of Management Science (Honoris Causa) by the Philippine School of Business Administration.

JOSE S. SANDEJAS
75 years old, Filipino

Mr. Jose Sandejas is an independent director of EastWest (Since April 2002) and the chairman of the Risk Management Committee. He is formerly a director of Benguet Consolidated Corporation, Petron Corporation, and the Board of Investments. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the De La Salle University and pursued a doctorate Degree in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

WILSON L. SY
63 years old, Filipino

Mr. Wilson L. Sy was elected as a new director of EastWest at the 2016 Stockholders' Meeting. He also serves as Chairman of Wealth Securities, Inc. and as director on the boards of Philequity Management, Inc.; Vantage Equities, Inc.; Asian Alliance Holdings Corp.; Xcell Property Ventures, Inc.; Monte Oro Resources & Energy; eBusiness Services, Inc.; Pacific Online Systems Corp. and more. He holds a degree in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University.

BENEDICTO M .VALERIO, JR.
57 years old, Filipino

Atty. Benedicto Valerio, Jr. is the corporate secretary of EastWest (since April 2007) and a director (since July 2012). He is also the corporate secretary of EastWest Ageas Life. He is actively engaged in the practice of law and specializes in litigation and corporate work. Before joining EastWest, he served as assistant corporate secretary and general counsel of International Exchange Bank. He earned his BS Commerce degree from the De La Salle University and his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo de Manila University. He finished his Masters in Business Administration at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

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