Corporate Officers

Helen G. Tiu

Corporate Secretary and Chief Legal Counsel

serves as the Company’s Chief Legal Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. She was the Data Protection Officer of the Company from June 26, 2019 to March 22, 2022. She also currently serves as director and corporate secretary of Sarimonde Foods Corporation and Monde Malee Beverage Corporation; as a trustee of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of the Philippines; as assistant corporate secretary for Philstar Daily, Inc., Pilipino Star Ngayon, Inc., and Pilipino Star Printing Co., Inc.; as corporate secretary for Philstar Global Corporation and JS Publications (The Freeman) Co., Inc. Ms. Tiu also previously served as independent director for NiHAO Mineral Resources International, Inc., Asiabest Group International, Inc., and Dizon Copper Silver Mines, Inc.; as a director in Petron Corporation; as president of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of the Philippines; as corporate secretary for Aboitiz Transport System (ATSC) Corporation (now 2Go Group, Inc); as a partner in SGV & Co.; as head executive assistant to the Secretary of Energy at the Philippine Department of Energy; and as an instructor at the College of Business Administration, University of the Philippines. She is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the UP Women Lawyer’s Circle, Inc. the Good Governance Advocates and Practitioners of the Philippines (GGAPP), the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of the Philippines, and the Harvard Club of the Philippines Foundation, Inc. Ms. Tiu received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy (cum laude) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, and her Master of Laws from Harvard University.

Marivic N. Cajucom-Uy

Chief Sustainability Officer

serves as Chief Sustainability Officer of the Company. She has been with the Company since 1989, and has served in various capacities, including sustainability director, internal consulting director, core business strategy director, marketing director and marketing manager. Ms. Cajucom-Uy received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines.

Rico A. Gonzales

Chief Business Officer

serves as Chief Business Officer. Previously. He was previously the Chief Strategy Officer, Monde Nissin Corporation; Chief Strategy Officer, Monde Nissin Singapore Pte. Ltd.; Managing Director, Meval International Pte. Ltd.; General Manager, Lemnis Lighting Asia Pte. Ltd.; Chief Executive Officer, Philips Electronics & Lighting Inc.; General Manager, Philips Electronics Singapore; Channel Development Director, Philips Electronics & Lighting Inc.; and Sales Manager – Associate Director, Procter & Gamble, Philippines. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of the Philippines.

Jesse C. Teo

Chief Financial Officer

serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He also serves as director of Monde Nissin Singapore Pte. Ltd., Monde Nissin UK Ltd., Monde Nissin New Zealand Ltd., and Sarimonde Foods Corporation. He graduated from the Ateneo de Manila with a degree in BS Management – Honours Program.

Michael J. Paska

Chief Investor Relations Officer

serves as Corporate Business Development and Investor Relations Director of the Company. He was previously an independent consultant of ADB, and was connected with Edtech Capital Advisors, Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation, Fortman Cline Capital Markets, Groveland Capital, Whitebox Advisors, Wachovia Securities (now Wells Fargo), Progress Energy, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), and the Central Intelligence Agency. He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Economics from North Carolina State University, and an MBA from University of Chicago.

Michael Stanley D. Tan

Chief Operations Officer​

serves as Chief Operations Officer of the Company. He has previously served in various capacities including Value Creation Officer and Supply Chain Director in the Company. Prior to joining MNC, Mr. Tan held various positions in Procter and Gamble in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Malaysia across the 4 Global Business Units including Senior Director and Supply Chain Manager. He also was appointed as Asia Internal Consultant for integrated Work System in Product Supply. He graduated Magna cum Laude from Silliman University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. 

Daniel Teichert

Chief Risk Management Officer

serves as Chief Risk Officer of the Company. He has served in various financial management roles, including as vice president finance of the IT Sourcing Division at Siemens Inc., Philippines. He was also the CFO of ATOS Philippines, and VP corporate – head of finance at Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific. He has degrees in Industriekaufmann (IHK, DE) from Siemens AG Stammhauslehre, Bachelor in Commercial Economics from Hogeschool Zeeland, NL, and Betriebswirt (VWA), Verwaltungs und Wirtschaftakademie, (Essen DE).

Jon Edmarc R. Castillo

Chief Compliance Officer

is a member of the Philippine Bar and serves as the Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. He is a Certified Compliance Officer and was a senior associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, and litigation, labor & permits manager of Philex Mining Corporation. He was also a researcher at the University of the Philippines Law Center. He was also a researcher at the University of the Philippines Law Center. He is a member of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators and the Good Governance Advocates and Practitioners of the Philippines.  He received his J.D. from the University of the Philippines College of Law, and his B.A. (magna cum laude), from the University of the Philippines – Diliman.

Katherine C. Lee-Bacus

Assistant Corporate Secretary

serves as Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company. She was previously an associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, a risk and internal audit associate at Isla Lipana & Co., and an audit specialist at Bank of the Philippine Islands. She received her J.D. from Ateneo Law School, and her B. S. in Accountancy from Saint Louis College.

Anne Katherine N. Santos

Assistant Corporate Secretary

serves as Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company. She is a member of the Philippine Bar, and was a senior associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. She received her J.D. from Ateneo Law School, and her B.S. in Management Engineering from Ateneo de Manila University. 

Management Team

Samuel C. Sih

Chief Commercial Officer

serves as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. He was previously manager of the Seiko Service Center Head Office. He has degrees in BS Commerce Major in Business Management, and Graduate Studies – Management from De La Salle University.

Wendy T. Antioquia

Regional Research and Development Director

serves as Regional Research and Development Director. She was previously: General Manager-Biscuits and Wafer Business Unit, R&D Head, and R&D Specialist. Received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food Technology from the University of the Philippines; member of the Philippine Association of Food Technologists.

Melissa Chua Pabustan

Chief Marketing Officer

serves as Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. She was previously connected with RFM Corporation, and has degrees in BS Applied Economics and BS Marketing Management from De La Salle University.

Jocelyn Jones G. So

Chief Information and Digital Officer

serves as Chief Information and Digital Officer. She was previously connected with PCCW Solutions Ltd. as: Senior Vice President and CMT Industry Head; Senior Vice President, Business Process Unit, HKT; and Senior Vice President, Systems Solutions Development and Integration. She received her Bachelor of Science in Math, Major in Computer Science from Ateneo de Manila University and her Master of Business Administration, Major in Information Technology from University of Western Sydney. 

Luzviminda M. Mercurio

Chief People and Culture Officer

serves as Chief People & Culture Officer. She was previously the Vice President for HR-Training and Staffing, GE Consumer Finance; HR and Organization & Talent Development Manager, Mondelez Philippines (previously Kraft Foods Philippines); Regional Learning and Development Leader – ASEAN Region, General Electric; and CEO, Strategic Learning and Professional Development Consulting. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of the Philippines; finished the Leadership & Management Development Program of Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

Atty. Maria Olive Y. Misa

Head of Corporate and Government Affairs

serves as Head of Corporate and Government Affairs. She was previously the Head of Government and Industry Affairs, Nestlé Philippines; Head of Compliance, Nestlé Nutrition Southeast Asia & Pacific Region; Regional Regulatory Affairs Director- Asia Pacific, Mead Johnson Nutrition (now Reckitt); Corporate Relations Director- Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Abbott Nutrition. She is a Member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and UP Women Lawyers Circle, Inc., Member of the Board and Corporate Secretary of Philippine Chamber of Food Manufacturers, Inc. She received her Bachelor of Science in Economics and Juris Doctor from the University of the Philippines, and certifications for International Food Law and Food Safety at the Michigan State University.

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