Company Information

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE


 

                                *INVESTOR RELATIONS UNIT    

Under the Supervision of the VP for  Finance and Headed by Mr. Mario

Jonas D. De Castro, CIO and Investment

Relations Officer





 

DIRECTORS AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT

 

Under the Company’s articles of incorporation, the Board is composed of seven directors. The Board is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Company. The Board meets regularly and as often as necessary, to be review and monitor the Company’s performance and to be consulted on material decisions affecting the Company.

 

As of the date of this Prospectus, the following individuals are members of the Company’s Board of Directors and executive officers:

 

Name

 

Citizenship

Position

Eduardo P. Viterbo………………………….

 

Filipino

Director, Chairman of the Board and President

Martin Alejandro D. De Castro…………

 

Filipino

Director

Luis Manuel C. Banson Jr………………….

 

Filipino

Director and Treasurer

Joseph P. Alcazar……………………………..

 

Filipino

Director

Merry Chris A. Mendoza………………….

 

Filipino

Director

Mark Anderson H. Sambar……………….

 

Filipino

Independent Director

Mark A. Forbes………………………………..

 

British

Independent Director

Mario Jonas D. De Castro…………………

 

Filipino

Corporate Secretary

 

Below are summaries of the business experience and credentials of the Company’s directors and senior management.

 

EDUARDO P. VITERBO, Director, Chairman of the Board and President.Mr. Viterbo graduated from Victoria University in Wellington with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and from the University of Auckland with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Mr. Viterbo is a known Filipino Food and Beverage personality who brings with him over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry and hails from New Zealand. In 1995, he started his own business as a contractor for Air New Zealand’s inflight catering division. He established several restaurants in Auckland, New Zealand such as Grasshopper Restaurant, Red Crab, Thai Street, Mai Thai and Golden Silk. He also established Eduardo’s Peri-Peri in the Philippines. He has been the President of the Company since March 15, 2017.

 

MARTIN ALEJANDRO D. DE CASTRO, Director.Mr. De Castro is part of the family owned and managed brokerage firm A.T. De Castro Securities Corporation. He has been the Vice President and Director for the company since 1987. He is also currently a Director of Grupo Salex Incorporated and holds a top position in one of the most prestigious hotel groups in the world, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts through its centralized employee training center in China, Shangri-La Academy. Prior to that, he earned his college degree in Ateneo de Manila University.



 

LUIS MANUEL C. BANSON JR., Director and Treasurer. Mr. Banson graduated from the University California with a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking. Mr. Banson was the Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Castle Power Solutions, Inc. from 2010 up to 2013.  Prior to that, in 2006, he was Financial Analyst of Crystal Dynamics / Eidos, Inc. until he became its Head of Finance from 2008 up to 2010.  He was also part of Entopia, Inc. as an Accountant from 2004 up to 2006. He is currently the treasurer of GCQRG.  

 

JOSEPH P. ALCAZAR, Director. Mr. Alcazar has over 18 years of experience in the digital and marketing space. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Veracity Mobile. He served as general manager of Wolfpac Mobile and Deputy Operating Officer of Chikka Philippines while he was working as vice president of Smart Communications from 2006 to 2012. In 2012, he founded Pipe Ventures, a consultancy company servicing foreign ventures intending to penetrate the Philippine market. He also served as Director of the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines from 2009 to 2011 and as Co-Chair of the Mobile Marketing Association from 2009 to 2012.

 

MERRY CHRIS JANELLA A. MENDOZA, Director. Ms. Mendoza graduated from the University of Sto. Tomas with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Over the years, she has gained substantial experience in the restaurant industry with her stints with Jollibee Foods Corporation, and Scarsdale, where she presently serves as store manager.

 

MARK ANDERSON H. SAMBAR, Independent Director. Mr. Sambar graduated from the Culinary Institute of America with a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies. Mr. Sambar currently owns Global Asia International Corporation and sits as an independent director of GCQRG.

 

MARK A. FORBES, Independent Director. Mr. Forbes is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of South Pacific Wave Limited in Auckland, New Zealand. In this role, Mr. Forbes also established the Contract Management and Consultancy Company, which specializes in the sport, tourism, leisure and active recreation sector. He was also part of Moreton Bay Regional Council in Queensland. He opened the first publicly funded and operated Co-Working Centre in Australia. He also served in the Queensland State Government in Brisbane.

 

MARIO JONAS D. DE CASTRO, Corporate Secretary. Mr. De Castro graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and took an Executive MBA Program in the Asian Institute of Management. Mr. De Castro is currently the Vice President and Corporate Secretary of A.T. De Castro Securities, a securities brokerage firm. He is also currently a Director of B.R.B.G. Bistros Restaurants Bar Group Inc.