REYNATO S. PUNO
Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno (ret.) was elected independent director on November 14, 2014, which took effect upon the Securities and Exchange Commission’s approval of the Company’s amendment of the Articles of Incorporation to increase the number of directors from seven to nine on January 13, 2015. He is an independent director of San Miguel Corp. and San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited, Commissioner of PT Delta Djakarta Tbk, Union Bank of the Philippines, Inc., and Manila Standard Today. He was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from December 6, 2006 until his retirement on May 17, 2010. He joined the Supreme Court as an Associate Justice on June 1993 and was previously Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals (1986 to 1993), Appellate Justice of the Intermediate Appellate Court (1983), Assistant Solicitor General (1974 – 1982), and City Judge of Quezon City (1972 – 1974). He also served as Deputy Minister of Justice from 1984 to 1986. Chief Justice Puno completed his Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines in 1962, and has a Master of Laws degree from the University of California in Berkeley (1968) and a Master in Comparative Law degree from the Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas (1967).