Founding President and Chairman Emeritus, and current chair for International Relations, Philippine Franchise Association
Chairman, World Franchise Council (Meeting in Manila, September 2011 when the Philippines hosted the highly successful FRANCHISE ASIA 2011)
Immediate past chairman of the Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation (APFC) which successfully hosted Franchise Asia 2001 in Manila last September 12-16, 2001.
Chairman Emeritus, Philippine Retailers Association (PRA)
Former Chairman, Federation of Asian Retailers Association (FARA).
Former President, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) 2007-2008
Private sector chair, Domestic Trade Development Council under the Office of the President 1998
In 1999, served the government as Undersecretary and General Manager of the National Development Company, the government’s premier investment arm under the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
One of the founding members of the Institute of Corporate Governance.
Educated at the Ateneo de Manila University where he graduated cum laude; completed the Top Management Program of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) as well as the Masters in Business and Economic Program of the University of Asia & the Pacific (UA&P); had special training at the Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, and at the Institute of International Studies and Training in Fujinomia, Japan; earned his Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) title in 2003.
President, Automatic Center, Blim’s Fine Furniture and Canadian Tourism and Hospitality Institute of the Philippines (CTHI).