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Principal officers

PAUL L. WEE

Chairman and Nominee

Paul Wee is the Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Wee started trading in the Philippine Stock Exchange at the age of 18. During that time, he did several jobs for his family’s businesses. After graduating in UST, he joined one of his family’s businesses, doing corporate selling of computers. In 1995 during the start of the telco revolution in the Philippines, he started as a Sales Agent and eventually became one of the top three major dealers of the Philippine telecommunications industry in 2002. In 2001, he founded Accord Capital Equities Corporation. He also diversified to pharmaceutical, real estate, consumer electronics distribution and payment processing businesses. Mr. Wee is a member of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce.

Currently, Mr. Wee is the President of Philippe Gadgets & Accessories, Britton Distributions, Oxford Distributions, Asiatel Sales & Distribution, Animal Health Marketing & Services, Starhub Distribution & Logistics Services, Weepay Payment Processing Corp., WeeMall.com, Princeton Pawnshop Management Services Corp., Eastking Marketing & Distribution, and Lifetime Sales & Distribution Corporation. He is also a Director of Agassee Properties and Holding Corporation and of Philippe Gadgets & Accessories.

Mr. Wee graduated with honors from the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. He is also a Certified Securities Representative.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1988

RICARDO V. BARRERA

Director / President and Chief Executive Officer

Ricardo Barrera, is the President and CEO of the Company. Mr. Barrera has a wide experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Philstocks in March of 2016, he was previously the Vice President – Head of Equities of GSIS. He also worked for Sunlife Financial as Head of Equities, BPI as AVP – Head of Equities and Dealer and Investment Manager at Papa Securities.

Mr. Barrera also worked for several investment companies such as Indosuez W. I. Carr Securities (a subsidiary of Paris-based Credit Agricole) as Institutional Sales; Investment Associate, Fund Management at The Philippine American Life Insurance Company (a subsidiary of U.S.-based American International Group); Investment Associate, Direct Investments at AIG Investment Corporation; Management Associate at the Philippine American Life Insurance; and Assistant Manager at RCBC in Rome, Italy.

Mr. Barrera was a dean’s lister at De La Salle University of Manila and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Financial Institutions. He has a Treasury Certification and is a Registered Financial Consultant and Certified Securities Representative (CSR).

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1988

PLESHETTE Y. WEE

Director / Corporate Secretary

Pleshette Wee is the Corporate Secretary of the Company. She is the Chairman of the fund generation committee of the Philippine Red Cross San Juan Chapter and a member of the Rotary Club of San Juan del Monte. Ms. Wee holds a Bachelor of Science in Tourism from the University of Santo Tomas.

Currently, Ms. Wee is the Corporate Secretary of Philippe Gadgets & Accessories, Britton Distributions, Oxford Distributions, Asiatel Sales & Distribution, Animal Health Marketing & Services, Starhub Distribution & Logistics Services, Weepay Payment Processing Corp., WeeMall.com, Princeton Pawnshop Management Services Corp., Eastking Marketing & Distribution, and Lifetime Sales & Distribution Corporation.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1988

LORNA C. LEGASPI

VP-Operations

Lorna Legaspi is the Vice-president for Operations of the Company. Ms. Legaspi has a vast experience in the operations of a stock brokerage business. She was a former Financial Accountant at Belson-Primeeast Capital Asia from 1994 to 1997, Treasurer Officer of Securities 2000 from 1997 to 2001, Finance Manager at KGI Securities Philippines from 2001 to 2003. She also served as A/R Management Accountant at International School Manila from 2005 to 2007. In 2007, she joined Accord Capital as Head of Operations and later became the Vice-President for Operations and Associated Person of the Company. Ms.Legaspi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy from Saint Louis University in Baguio City.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1958

ROY B. SOTELO

VP-Sales

Roy Sotelo is the Vice President for Sales of the Company. Mr. Sotelo was an Equities Dealer in HSBC Securities Philippines from 1991 to 2001. Mr. Sotelo joined Philstocks in 2002 and spearheaded various sales activities of the Company including recruitment of agents, training of in-house traders and establishment of customer service of the Company. Mr. Sotelo is a Certified Securities Representative and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Saint Louis University in Baguio City.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 687 3733

FRANCIS JULIAN G. LORICA

Director / Treasurer

Francis Julian G. Lorica is the General Manager and a Director of Asiatel Sales and Distribution, Inc. He has been working with Asiatel since 2002. Mr. Lorica has a broad experience in the sales field having worked as the former Key Accounts Manager of Advantage Products Corporation from 1996 to1999. He was also former Regional Sales Manager for Piltel/Smart Communications from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Lorica holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Management from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Currently, Mr. Lorica is also the Treasurer and Director of Oxford Distributions Inc. and Weemall.com. He is also a Director of Starhub Distributions & Logistics Services, Inc.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1988

LUCITA G. JADLOCON

Associated Person

Lucita G. Jadlocon is the Associated Person of the Company since 2012. Before becoming and Associated Person, she served as the Accounting Manager of the Company from 2006 up to 2012. Before she joined Philstocks (formerly Accord Capital Equities Corp.) in 2006, she was an Accounting Supervisor at All Asia Securities Management Corporation from 1994 to 2005. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting from Jose Rizal College, now Jose Rizal University. She is a licensed Associated Person.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1951

JOSEPH W. TARROBAL

AVP-Marketing and Customer Experience

Joseph Tarrobal is the Head of Marketing and Customer Experience of the Company. Mr. Tarrobal is a seasoned sales and marketing strategist and tactician with strong orientation in corporate operations and business development. Before he joined Philstocks in 2012, he was a Market Intelligence Manager to Senior Marketing Manager of DXN International Private Limited, a world leader in manufacturing and distribution of Ganoderma-based products. He also previously worked for Belle Corp., AIG, Philippine Business Bank, Security Bank, and Bank Dharmala.

Mr. Tarrobal completed his certification on Personal Entrepreneurial Development at the University of the Philippines Open University in 2011. He is also a graduate of Dr. Kunal Basu, Said Business School, Oxford University’s short course on Entrepreneurship and Network Marketing Business. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Catanduanes State University.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1992

JOHANN T. DIZON

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Johann Dizon has been the Chief Technical Officer of Philstocks since August 2014. He is an accomplished telecoms professional both in operations and management for the last 25 years both locally and internationally. Before joining the company, Mr. Dizon was the Managing and Operations Director of PT. Intex Telecom Systems Indonesia, a premiere service partner of mobile telecom operators and solutions provider in Indonesia, for eight (8) years. Mr. Dizon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from De La Salle University of Manila.

Contact No.: +63 (2) 588 1981