JOSE BEN R. LARAYA, Vice-Chairman

Mr. Laraya holds several top positions in several organizations in the country. He sits on the following posts: Chairman, Ultrex Management and Investments Corp; Director, La Frutera, Inc.; President, Trully Natural Food Corporation; Vice Chairman, TWS Ventures, Inc; Chairman, UMIC International, Inc.; Chairman, JBL Holdings, Inc.; Director and EXCOM Member, Alsons Consolidated Resources, Inc.; Trustee, Silik Foundation, Davao; Member of the Board, Foundations for People Development.

He obtained BS in Commerce (De La Salle College, 1959); Master of Business Administration (University of the Philippines, 1964); and Advanced Management Program (Harvard University, Boston, Mass., USA, 1979).