Ramon del Rosario, Jr.
Ramon Del Rosario Jr. is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Philippine Investment Management, Inc. and of PHINMA Corporation, two affiliated companies with investments in energy, education, housing, hotels, business process outsourcing, and steel roofing. He is also Vice-Chairman of Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp., Chairman of the educational institutions under the PHINMA Education Network-- University of Pangasinan, University of Iloilo, Araullo University, and Cagayan de Oro College, and of Trans-Asia Power Generation Corp., Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corp., CIP II Power Corp., Microtel Inns and Suites (Pilipinas), Inc., Microtel Development Corporation, United Pulp and Paper Co., Inc., Toon City Animation, Inc., Fuld & Co., Inc., and Fuld & Co. (Philippines), Inc. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of Ayala Corporation and Holcim Philippines, Inc. which are listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange, and of other PHINMA companies.
He served as the Philippines’ Secretary of Finance under President Fidel V. Ramos from 1992 to 1993. He served previously as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AsianBank Corporation and AB Capital and Investment Corporation, Chief Financial Officer of San Miguel Corporation, and as director in Petron Corporation, Meralco and Ayala Land, Inc.. Mr. del Rosario is a graduate of Harvard Business School. He graduated from De La Salle University, Manila with an AB-BSC degree, magna cum laude. He was high school and elementary school Valedictorian at De La Salle College.
He was selected as the Most Outstanding Student of the Philippines in 1967 and as a 1978 Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) awardee in the field of Investment Banking and Finance. He was granted De La Salle University’s highest alumni award, the Distinguished Lasallian Award, in 2005. He was conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, by the University of St. La Salle in 2007 and the degree of Doctor of Humanities, Honoris Causa, by the Ateneo de Zamboanga University in 2012. He was conferred the “Management Man of the Year Award for 2010” by the Management Association of the Philippines. He was honored in 2010 by the Philippine District of the De La Salle Brothers as an Affiliated Member of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.
Mr. del Rosario is currently Chairman of the National Museum of the Philippines, the Makati Business Club, Philippine Business for Education (PBEd), the Philippines-U.S. Business Council and the Integrity Initiative. He was appointed the sole private sector member of the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) of the Republic of the Philippines on 31 January 2011 until June 2013. He is a member of the World Bank-Civil Service Organizations (CSO) Advisory Group. He is Vice Chairman of Caritas (Manila), and member of the Boards of Trustees of De La Salle University, the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), Synergeia, and the PinoyME Foundation.
- "Ramon Del Rosario Jr. Biographical Sketch".http://www.rvr.aim.edu.ph/mcga/program/Ramonrdrjr.htm (September 21, 2007).
- "Ramon Del Raosario Jr.". http://www.orosa.org/TOYM%20List%20of%20Awardees%20-%20Ramon%20S.%20Orosa,%201971.htm (September 21, 2007).