Filemon T. Berba, Jr. is an independent director of the Company. He is the Chairman of the Philippine Foundation for Science & Technology, President Emeritus of the Philippine Quality Award Foundation and serves as independent director of EEI Corporation. He also previously served as Senior Managing Director of Ayala Corporation , seconded as Vice Chairman and President of Manila Water Company, President of Globe Telecom, Vice Chairman and President of Integrated Microelectronics, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of Philippine Electric Corporation, President of Westinghouse Asia Controls Corporation, Group President of various companies under the Herdis Group, Vice President for Manufacturing and Logistics Services for United Laboratories, as well as other senior management positions in the First Philippine Holdings Group.

Mr. Berba obtained a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of the Philippines and obtained his Masters of Business Administration degree (with distinction) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.