Management Team and Executive Officers

NAME AGE POSITION
Ramon Y. Sy 85 Chairman of the Board
Walter W. Brown 76 President and CEO
Noel V. Tanglao 58 Executive Vice President for Corporate Services
Modesto B. Bermudez 75 Senior Vice President for Projects Development
Graciano P. Yumul, Jr. 56 Executive Vice President for Geology, Exploration and Operations
Gil A. Marvilla 66 Senior Vice President – Resident Manager
Rosemarie F. Padilla 52 Vice President and Assistant Resident Manager for Finance and Administration
Renato N. Migriño 66 Treasurer
Rosanna A. Parica 50 Corporate Secretary, Corporate Information Officer and Compliance Officer
Silverio Benny Tan 59 Assistant Corporate Secretary
Rodolfo C. Ramos 72 VP/Asst. Resident Manager for Operations
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RAMON Y. SY

Mr. Sy was elected as Director last October 21, 2013. Prior to this, his knowledge and experience in the banking sector is beyond compare. He has been with the Bank of America, has been the President /CEO of United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) and I-Bank. He was responsible in making UCPB profitable again. He is now the Vice Chairman of Asia United Bank and the Chair of the Executive Committee of MORE, Inc.

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WALTER W. BROWN

Mr. Brown was elected as Director last October 21, 2013. His experience encompasses a wide spectrum of industries from mining through energy & power sector all the way to real estate business. He was former President of Philex Mining Corporation and National Grid Corporation of the Philippines. He is also the Chair of A Brown Company Inc. , a publicly listed company, President of Minas de Oro (Mongolia) and Monte Oro Resources & Energy, Inc. (MORE,Inc.) – Sierra Leone (Africa).

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NOEL V. TANGLAO

Mr. Tanglao was elected as Director of the Company last July 12, 2013. During the last Organizational Meeting of the Board of Directors last 21 October 2013, he was elected as Executive Vice President. Prior to this, he served as President. Until recently, he served as President of Lift Logistics Resources. Inc., Vice President for Business Development of the Leonio Group of Companies and Managing Director of Rising Stars Philippines. He has also been the General Manager of Petron Marketing Corporation, Petron Freeport Corporation and Retail Trade, Petron Corporation up to 2010. At Petron Corporation, aside from general management, he was involved with the different trades such as energy, both conventional and renewable, downstream petroleum industry, procurement and logistics, information technology, distribution, retail and non-fuel business of Petron such as convenience store retailing, quick serve restaurants and other retailing formats.

MODESTO B. BERMUDEZ

Mr. Modesto Bermudez was appointed as Director to fill the seventh seat. Mr. Bermudez is currently the Senior Vice President and Resident Manager of the Company. Also, he is the Director and President of CRAU Mineral Resources Corporation. He has over forty seven (47) years involvement in the Philippine Mining Industry inclusive of six years stint in real property development & construction. In the former, experience & responsibilities covered the whole spectrum of the natural resource industry from exploration, development , mine engineering, mining & beneficiation of a range of minerals including gold, copper, pyrite, nickel sulphide & laterite, manganese and chromite in both operational & managerial capacity with local & foreign-owned companies. The last involved the largest underground metallurgical chromite operation in the country. In the latter, associated work covered rock quarry operation, deepwell drilling & water distribution, horizontal & vertical development of real estate project most notably the Xavier Estates Multiland Development of ABCI in Cagayan de Oro.

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GRACIANO P. YUMUL, JR.

Mr. Yumul was elected as Director last July 20, 2012. Dr. Graciano P. Yumul, Jr. is a multi-awarded researcher and administrator. He earned his BS Degree in Geology from the University of the Philippines. He earned his master s and doctoral degrees in Geology majoring in Igneous Petrology at the University of Tokyo. He also took postdoctoral degrees as a Fellow at the University of Bretagne Occidentale in France.He was named Outstanding Young Scientist in Geology by NAST, recipient of UPD Chancellor s Awards for Outstanding Researchers, Outstanding teacher and administrator, Philippine Jaycee s Outstanding Young Filipino Awardee in Science and Technology.

GIL A. MARVILLA

Gil A. Marvilla is presently the Vice President and Resident Manager of the Company.  Prior to his current post, he acted as the Country Manager of Monte Oro Mining Co., Ltd. based in Sierra Leone, South Africa. In 2007, he was the Country Manager for Philex Mining’s project in Madagascar. His professional expertise was also involved in several mining projects of Brixton Energy & Mining Corporation and Lascogon Mining Corporation. In the field of finance, he became the Chief Finance Officer of Monte Oro Resources & Energy, Inc. from 2006 to 2007. He was also the Managing Director and VP for Finance & Administration in PT Brown Indonesia and A Brown Co., Inc.

ROSEMARIE F. PADILLA

RENATO N. MIGRIÑO

Mr. Migriño was appointed as Treasurer of the Company on January 28, 2015.  Prior to his joining the Company, he was Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President for Finance, and Compliance Officer of Philex Mining Corporation, Director and Chief Financial Officer of Philex Gold Inc., and Director of Philex Petroleum Corporation.  FEC Resources, Inc., Silangan Mindanao Mining Co., Inc., Brixton Energy & Mining Corporation and Lascogon Mining Corporation.  He was also formerly Senior Vice President & Controller of Benguet Corporation.  He is a Director of Mabuhay Vinyl Corporation since September 2005

ROSANNA A. PARICA

Ms. Rosanna A. Parica serves as the Corporate Secretary, Corporate Information Officer and Compliance Officer of Apex Mining Co., Inc. since May 20, 2010. She is also the  Corporate Secretary of Mapula Creek Gold Corporation.  Apart from the above, she is also the Administrative Manager of the Company based in the Head office. She was formerly the Senior Accountant of the Company from 1988 up to 2006. Also, she has been the Chief Accountant of Zero One Holdings, Inc., Southern Horizon Mining Corp., Mina del Oriente, Firstland Countrywide Dev’t Corp., Jake Mining Corporation and Southland Mining Corp. from 1996 up to 2005.

SILVERIO BENNY TAN

Atty. Tan was appointed as Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company in December 2013. He is also the managing partner of the law firm Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos. He is a director and corporate secretary of Prime Metroline Holdings, Inc., Bravo International Port Holdings Inc., Alpha International Port Holdings Inc., Eiffle House Inc., Cyland Corp., OSA Industries Philippines Inc. and Negros Perfect Circles Food Corp. He is also a director of the following companies: Celestial Corporation, Skywide Assets Ltd., Monte Oro Minerals (SL) Ltd., and Dressline Holdings Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates. He is the corporate secretary of several companies including: Mapfre Insular Insurance Corporation, Sureste Properties, Inc., Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels Inc., Lakeland Village Holdings Inc., Devoncourt Estates Inc., and Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. He is the assistant corporate secretary of ICTSI, ICTSI Ltd., and Monte Oro Resources & Energy, Inc.. Atty. Tan holds a Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Science, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines College Iloilo. Atty. Tan placed third in the 1982 Philippine Bar exams.