Board of Directors

Board of Directors


Dennis A. Uy

Founder and Chairman of several PSE-listed companies such as Phoenix Petroleum and Chelsea Logistics.

Cherylyn C. Uy

Cherylyn is one of the pioneers and incorporators of Udenna Corporation and is also a director of PPPI and CLC. She is also the President of the UDENNA Foundation and Executive Director of Phoenix Philippines Foundation, Inc.

Raymundo Martin M. Escalona

President and CEO
Over 35 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Banking.

Lara Lorenzana

Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer
Over 20 years of experience in investment banking, and project and structured finance.

Jose Angel Sueiro

Chief Operating Officer
Over 20 years of experience in the hotel and gaming industries.

Ma. Concepcion F. De Claro

Also serves as the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. Prior to joining the Board, she served as a director of Limay Energen Corporation and Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. Ms. De Claro also worked with Petron Corporation for several years.

Eric O. Recto

Independent Director
In addition to his role as independent director of the Company, he is also the Director of DITO Holdings Corp., President of Bedfordbury Corporation, and Chairman and Director of Philippine Bank of Communications. He is also an independent director of Aboitiz Power Corporation.

William W. Yap

Independent Director
Aside from being an independent director of the Company, he is currently the CEO of YYKredit Inc. and the President of YYKaized Food Labs Inc. and Udlot Realty Corporation.

Ma. Angela E. Ignacio

Independent Director
Angela also serves as the independent director of Ayala Land, Inc.  She is also the Executive Vice President of R.A. Ignacio Construction Corporation and the Managing Director for Corporate Advisory for Avisez Asia, Inc., a director of ESNA Financing & Investment Corp., ESNA Realty Corp., and ESNA Holdings; and a Director and Vice President of Polestrom Consulting, Inc.

Atty. Leandro E. Abarquez

Corporate Secretary
Atty. Abarquez also serves as the Chief Legal Counsel of Udenna Corporation. He is also the Corporate Secretary of DITO CME Holdings Corp. Prior to joining the Company, he was a Senior Associate at Romulo, Mabanta, Buenaventura, Sayoc & de los Angeles from 2010 to 2017.

Leo Venezuela

Investor Relations Head, Udenna
5 Years in the Casino industry with a leading Philippine gaming company and 5 years on the sell side covering Philippine gaming.

Rod Hackman

General Manager, Casino Operations
Over 30 years of experience in the gaming industry.

Alain Borgers

General Manager, Hotel Operations
Over 30 years of experience the luxury international hospitality industry as general management and area hotelier.

Ma. Lourdes L. Lacia

Chief, Human Resources
Odess has over 30 years of experience in various areas of Human Resources including Training and Development, Talent Acquisition and Management, Organizational Development, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Relations and Services, and Industrial Relations. Prior to joining the Company, she was the Vice President for Leisure and Resorts World Corporation, St. Luke’s Medical Center – Global City, and ADEC Innovations.