Alvin D. Lao became a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in August 2016. He also serves as an Independent Director of Xurpas Inc. and as a Director of Axis REIT, a real estate investment trust listed in Malaysia. He is a Vice President of the Technology Club of the Philippines (Philippine alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and past president of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO, Philippine Chapter). He is a current member of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), Wallace Business Forum, Akademyang Filipino, and Management Association of the Philippines. He was recently appointed as a member of the Advisory Board of Urban Land Institute – Philippine Branch. He is also the Executive Vice President and Treasurer of LBL Prime Properties, Inc. His other directorships include: Gurango Software Corporation, First in Colours, Incorporated, D&L Polymer and Colours,Incorporated, FIC Tankers Corporation, Ecozone Properties, Inc., Anonas LRT Property and Dev’t Corp., and Hotel Acropolis, Inc.

He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Honours) and Statistics. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.