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Gigi Montinola is Management Association of the Philippines president for 2021

Ralf Rivas
Gigi Montinola is Management Association of the Philippines president for 2021
Current FEU chairman Aurelio 'Gigi' Montinola III is the Management Association of the Philippines' 72nd president, taking over from Francis Lim

The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) appointed Aurelio “Gigi” Montinola III as its president for 2021.

He is MAP’s 72nd president and takes over the position previously held by Francis Lim, senior partner of Angara Abello Concepcion Regala and Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW) and former president of the Philippine Stock Exchange and the Securities Clearing Corporation of the Philippines.

Montinola is currently the chairman of Far Eastern University. He is also a former president of Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands and the Bankers Association of the Philippines.

He has a degree in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University and received his masters in business administration from Harvard Business School. 

MAP is a management organization with over 1,000 members, including chief executive officers and other management practitioners from the largest local and multinational companies operating in the Philippines. (WATCH: The 18th MAP International CEO Web Conference)

The other MAP officers for 2021 are:

  • Vice president – Emmanuel Bonoan, vice chair and chief operating officer of KPMG RG Manabat & Co
  • Treasurer – Maria Victoria Españo, chair and CEO of P&A Grant Thornton
  • Assistant treasurer – Romeo Bernardo, managing director of Lazaro Bernardo Tiu & Associates
  • Secretary – Marianne Hontiveros, managing director of CEO Advisors

The other MAP governors are:

  • Danilo Concepcion, president of the University of the Philippines
  • Alfredo Pascual, lead independent director of SM Investments Corporation
  • Rogelio Singson, president and CEO of Meralco PowerGen Corporation
  • Wilson Tan, chair and country managing partner of SGV & Co


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Ralf Rivas

A sociologist by heart, a journalist by profession. Ralf is Rappler's business reporter, covering macroeconomy, government finance, companies, and agriculture.