Francisco H. Suarez Jr., 59 years old, Filipino, serves as GT Capital’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He was appointed to the position on February 16, 2012. He is also a Director and the Treasurer of GTCAD and Toyota Subic Bay and the Corporate Secretary of TFSPH and TMBC. Over his tenure, he has successfully supervised over the launch of the Corporation’s initial public offering, a top-up private placement, two retail bond issuances, bilateral fixed rate term loans and two series of perpetual preferred shares. Mr. Suarez brings to the Company over 35 years of solid and extensive experience in investment banking and financial management. Prior to joining GT Capital, he was the CFO of three subsidiaries of the ATR KimEng Group. For a time, he also served as Executive Director of ATR KimEng Capital Partners, Inc. Before this, he was appointed as the CFO of PSI Technologies, Inc., and, prior to that, of SPi Technologies, Inc. Previously, he was a Director for Corporate Finance at Asian Alliance Investment Corp. He has also assumed various positions in MBT, International Corporate Bank, Far East Bank and Trust Company, and the National Economic Development Authority. Mr. Suarez graduated from De La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and is a candidate for the Master in Business Administration degree at the Ateneo de Manila University.