Management Team





Excellence in both products and services emanate from a strong leadership.


Our management team is comprised of men and women with diverse but solid backgrounds, and who are committed to sincere stewardship, and focused on delivering quality products and services to its customers.


APEC Plans Management Team


Noel C. Oñate

Chairman and President


Mr. Noel C. Oñate is a product of the Ateneo de Manila University. He started his career with Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company. He later became director of Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC), Metro Manila Tollways Corporation, Home Front - Home Express Corp., and Summit Realty Corporation. He is also the managing director of Smetrix Financial (HK) Ltd. Mr. Oñate is also a member of the Management Association of the Philippines, the Makati Business Club, American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc., Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. and the Rotary Club of Makati - South.


Carlotta Montinola



Mrs. Montinola was a former trade analyst for the Philippine Embassy in Beijing. She was also a money market trader before she embarked on her own business ventures, among them, Home Express and Homefront, a chain of retail stores. She was also a Director of Asian Spirit Airlines.


Rodolfo G. Serrano, Jr.



Mr. Serrano is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Philippine Export-Import Credit Agency (Philexim) and Chairman of its Corporate Governance Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Philippine Communications Satellite Corporation (Philcomsat). Moreover, Mr. Serrano, prior to his membership in the Board of Philexim and Philcomsat has acted as financial advisor for several firms requiring financial restructuring.


Rita Linda Jimeno



Atty. Rita Linda Jimeno is the Managing Partner of Jimeno Cope and David Law Offices and past President of the Philippine Bar Association. She is currently the legal counsel of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a professor of law at the San Beda College of Law and a columnist of the Manila Standard Today.


Ronaldo A. Geron



Atty. Ronaldo Geron was the former Provincial Administrator, Batangas Provincial Government and former Consultant, League of Municipalities, Batangas Chapter.


Michael T. Toledo

Independent Director


Atty. Michael Tolledo was the President and CEO of Weber Shandwick Worldwide and Airbridge Travel, Inc., a member of the board of directors of Chemphil, Information Capital Technology Ventures, Inc. (ICTV/ Next Mobile), Gollin Harris and Azzuro Group of Restaurants. He was also Chairman of Resource Mobilization Committee, Children Hour, and AEIGIS Executive Center, Inc. He is hosts public information programs at GMA 7, IBC 13 and ABC Channel 5, and is a contributing writer for Philippine Star, People's Asia and Metronews. He was also awarded as Men of Distinction 2009 by Johnnie Walker and was name as one of the "Men Who Matter" by Peoples Asia.


Rodolfo L. Samarista

Independent Director


Atty. Rodolfo Samarista is a member of the Board of Directors of Orix Metro Leasing and Finance Corporation of the Metro bank Group. He was the Chairman of Securities Investors Protection Fund, Inc., S.E.A. Consultancy, Inc., Offshore Administration, Inc. H&Q Philippine Ventures II Inc. Atty. Samarista spent 28 years in various capacities at the Securities and Exchange Commission, with his last position as an Associate Commissioner until June 1998.