Carmelo Maria Luza Bautista

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    Carmelo Maria Luza Bautista, 65 years old, Filipino, assumed the role of President and Director of GT Capital in 2011. Prior to his election, Mr. Bautista joined First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC) in April of 2008 as Executive Director and was appointed as Chairman of the Risk Management Committee. He later assumed the position of Head of FMIC’s Investment Banking Group in 2009. Mr. Bautista has been in the Banking and Financial Services sector for 45 years. Some highlights of his previous scope of responsibilities over this period include: Program Director at Citibank Asia Pacific Banking Institute; Vice President and Head of the Local Corporate and Public Sector Groups at Citibank-Manila; Vice President-Real Estate Finance Group, Citibank N.A.-Singapore Branch; Vice President-Structured Finance at Citibank N.A.-Singapore Regional Office; Country Manager of ABN AMRO Bank-Philippines; and President and CEO of Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCOM). Mr. Bautista has a Master’s degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management, where he graduated in the Dean’s Citation List. He also has a Bachelor’s degree, Major in Economics, from the Ateneo de Manila University. Mr. Bautista currently serves as Chairman of Toyota Financial Services Philippines Corporation (TFSPH), as well as Director of Federal Land, Inc., Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP), AXA Philippines, GT Capital Auto and Mobility Holdings, Inc. (GTCAM), Toyota Subic, Inc., GT Mobility Ventures, Inc., and Toyota Manila Bay Corporation (TMBC). He is also an Adviser to the Board of Trustees of GT Foundation, Inc. and an Independent Director of Vivant Corporation, a listed company.

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