Francisco C. Sebastian, 67 years old, Filipino, was appointed Chairman of GT Capital in May 2022. Prior to assuming this post, he was co-Vice Chairman of GT Capital since May 2016. He joined the Metrobank Group in 1997 as President of First Metro Investment Corporation, the investment arm of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank), a post he held for 14 years until he became its Chairman in 2011. Mr. Sebastian concurrently serves as Vice Chairman of Metrobank since 2006. He is also a director of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), and Federal Land, Inc. He worked in Hong Kong for 20 years from 1977, initially as an investment banker for Ayala International Finance Limited and Filinvest Finance (HK) Ltd. From 1984, until he joined the Metrobank Group, he owned and managed his own business services and financial advisory firm in Hong Kong. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1975.
Directorships in Other Reporting Companies and Subsidiaries
Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company - Vice Chairman/Director
Federal Land, Inc. - Director
Metro Pacific Investment Corporation - Director
Property Company of Friends, Inc. - Director