Board of Directors
Unicapital Finance & Investment Inc.
Chairman of the board
Vice – Chairman
MENARDO R. JIMENEZ, SR.
Mr. Jimenez is currently the Chairman of Unicapital, Inc. He is also the Chairman of the board of the following companies: Fiber’s Trading, Inc.; Majent Management & Development Corporation; Meedson Properties Corp.; Nuvoland Phils., Inc.; Opticolors, Inc.; Tag Fibers, In.; and United Coconut Planters Bank. He also serves as the Director of Dasoland Corporation; Farmville Holdings Corporation; Mabuhay Philippines Satellite Corporation; Magnolia, Inc.; Pan-Phil Aqua Culture Corporation; San Miguel PureFoods Co., Inc.; and San Miguel Corporation. He holds the position as a Chairman and President in Majent Agro Industrial Corporation; M.A. Jimenez Enterprises, Inc.; Pac Rim Realty Development Corporation; and Television International Corporation. Mr. Jimenez is also the Chief Executive Officer, at the same time as President and Director of Albay Agro Industrial Corporation, and a consultant for First Metro Investment Corporation. He served as President of GMA Network, Inc. from 1974 to 2001. He took his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Commerce from Far Eastern University. He also acquired his Doctoral degree in Business Management from both University of Pangasinan and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Manila as well as Doctorate in Communications from Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
FELIPE S. YALONG
He is presently the Senior Vice President for Finance, Group Head of the Corporate Services Group and Director of GMA Network, Incorporated. He is also the Executive Vice President of GMA Records. Mr. Yalong concurrently acts as the Corporate Treasurer of Scenarios, Inc., GMA Films, RGMA Network, Inc. and Digital Kitchen, Inc. Mr. Yalong graduated from the Philippine School of Business Administration with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration major in Accounting. He also completed the Management Development Program from the Asian Institute of Management. Aside, he is affiliated with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
JAIME J. MARTIREZ
Director and President
He is concurrently the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Unicapital Group and Managing Director and Treasurer of Unicapital Inc. Likewise, he is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Unicapital Finance and Investments, Inc., a finance company engaged in lending and leasing activities and a wholly owned subsidiary of Unicapital Inc. He holds other key positions in several private and publicly listed corporations that are engaged in the fields of energy, real estate, water distribution, and information technology Vice President and Director of MAJALCO, Inc., XCT Corporation, a supplier of IT equipments for BPOs’ and Des Eaux Utilities Co., Inc., a bulk water provider of several local water districts in Bulacan. He is likewise a Director and Vice President of MJ Realty; Treasurer of GJ Holdings; and President of Unoventure Inc., an enterprise facilities provider located in the PEZA Industrial Parks south of Metro Manila. He also sits as Director of Malayan Savings and Mortgage Bank, Insular Rural Bank and Acme Pawnshops, Inc. He sits as a Director of Basic Energy Corporation, a publicly listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange engaged in oil and renewable energy exploration and heads as Chairman the finance and investments committee of the company. He is also the Treasurer and a Director of Unicapital Securities, Inc. He holds a degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University and completed his post-graduate courses from the Ateneo de Manila Graduate School of Business. Mr. Martirez is a member of the Makati Business Club, Charter member of the Rotary Club of Makati Ayala and a past member of the Manila Jaycees.
ELEANOR C. REYES
Ms. Reyes led the research team of Unicapital Securities Inc. before she moved into the Finance Head role under Unicapital, Inc. She is both a Chartered Accountant and a U.S. CPA, with over 20 years finance and accounting experience in the US and Canada. She is a graduate of York University with a degree in Business Administration major in Accounting.
ATTY. MARIA ESTELITA ARLES-GOZON
Atty. Arles-Gozon is currently connected with Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion and Lucila Law Offices as an Associate Lawyer. She received her Juris Doctor title from Ateneo De Manila University School of Law in 2009
GEORGE J. MARTIREZ
He is currently the 2nd Vice Chairman/CEO of Malayan Savings and Mortgage Bank and President of MAJALCO, Inc., a Makati based property developer of office and commercial buildings in the prime CBD of Makati. He also serves as a Director of Unicapital Finance and Investments, Inc., Unicapital Securities, Inc., Insular Rural Bank, Acme Jewelry, Inc. and Acme Pawnshops, Inc. He holds a degree in Economics from De La Salle University and earned his MBA from the University of the Philippines.
RICARDO L. FERNANDEZ
Prior to UFII, he was the General Manager at Multinational Investment Bancorporation where he was connected for fifteen years. Mr. Fernandez is also President of Unicapital, Inc. while also serving as Director of Unicapital Securities, Inc. He served as two time President of Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP) from 2003 to 2005 and President of the Money Market Association of the Philippines (MART) in 1994. He holds Behavioral Science and Business Management degrees from De La Salle University and earned his MBA from the University of the Philippines. Currently, Mr. Fernandez is a Director of the Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP). He is also a Director of the Philippine Dealing System (PDS), Philippine Depository and Trust Corporation (PDTC), Philippine Securities Settlement Corporation (PSSC) and the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corporation (PDEX). Aside, he is a member of the Financial Executives Association of the Philippines (FINEX) and Management Association of the Philippines (MAP).
WILLIAM CARLOS UY
Mr. Uy is also a director of Unicapital Finance and Investments, Inc. and Malayan Bank. He received his BS. Commerce degree from San Juan de Letran Colleges in 1964.
JOSE MARIO C. BUÑAG
A co-founder and Managing Partner in Buñag & Lotilla Law Offices, Atty. Buñag was the Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner in 2005. He is a tax expert with postgraduate studies in Taxation & Law. Atty. Buñag also served as BIR Deputy Commissioner in charge of the Legal inspection group from December 2002 to July 2005. He finished his Bachelor of Laws at the Ateneo de Manila University Law School in 1968, graduating as Cum Laude & Class Valedictorian and placed second in the 1969 Bar Examination. He has also been a Senior and Managing Partner of the Roco Buñag Kapunan & Migallos Law Office, a partner of the Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz (Accra) Law Office, and its Assistant Treasurer and Counsel for the Regional Banking Group based in Indonesia & Malaysia. He worked as Legal Editor of the Publication Securities Law of Commerce Clearing House based in New Jersey. He was also actively engaged in the academe where he served as a professor in Philosophy and also in Taxation, Criminal Procedure & Legal Philosophy at the Ateneo de Manila University. Lastly, he was also a Lecturer of the Philippine Trust Institute and the Ethics and Judicial Conduct Department of the Philippine Judicial Academy.
JOEL MARCELO G. JIMENEZ
He is concurrently Senior Vice President of GMA Marketing and Productions, Inc. and Vice President of Television International Corp. He is a Director of Majent Management and Development Corp, M.A. Jimenez Enterprises. Inc., Unicapital Finance and Investments, Inc. and Unicapital Securities, Inc. He holds a Masters degree from the Asian Institute of Management and a Bachelors degree from Loyola Marymount University, USA.
AVELINO J. CRUZ, Jr
Mr. Cruz is a Director in Unicapital, Inc. and has been the Chairman of Unicapital Securities, Inc. since 2011. He is currently also a Senior Partner in Cruz Marcelo & Tenefracia. Mr. Cruz is also the Chairman and President of Avecshares Asia, Inc., and Pristine Properties, Inc. He received his Juis Doctor title from the University of the Philippines in 1977. Mr. Cruz received his Degree in Bachelor of Science Mathematics from Ateneo de Manila University in 1973.
JOSE A. NUNEZ, Jr.
Currently, Mr. Nunez is an Independent Director of Unicapital, Inc. and Unicapital Finance and Investments, Inc. Mr. Nunez is also acting Director and Treasurer of Lear Aero Ltd., Inc., Bukidnon Hydro Electric Corporation, La Costa Development Corporation, and Agus 3 Hydropower Corporation. In the Public Sector, Mr. Nunez is acting Vice Chairman for Al Amanah Islamic Investment Bank of the Philippines and DBP Leasing Corporation. He was also the Chairman of the Development Bank of the Philippines and DBP Provident Fund from August 2010 to February 2017. He completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Ateneo de Manila University in 1978 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree Major in Economics Honors Program from Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan in 1972.