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Henry Joseph Herrera

Mr. Herrera's experience in the insurance industry spans over 30 years. He was President and CEO of Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. from January 2007 to July 2009. Mr. Herrera's first CEO position was with Philippine Asia Life Assurance Corporation, where he was appointed in May 1994. Among his many achievements are multiple appointments as President and CEO, and various stints as Chief Actuary, Head of Investments, and Head of Operations. He is a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of the Philippines, a member of the International Actuarial Association and the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines.

Henry, as he is fondly called, is a Statistics cum laude graduate of the University of the Philippines, and has also accomplished courses at the AIM, the Wharton Graduate School of Business and the Harvard School of Business. He is the first recipient of the ASEAN Young Insurance Manager Award in 1995, Outstanding Alumni Awardee, UP College of Business Administration in 2007, and The Outstanding Thomasian Alumni (TOTAL) Award also in the same year. He is married to Maria Elena B. Herrera, FASP, PhD.

Antonio de Rosas

Antonio "Jumbing" G. De Rosas
President and CEO

Antonio “Jumbing” G. De Rosas graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of San Francisco (USA) with a degree in Business Administration, major in Accounting. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

Mr. De Rosas’ extensive experience in business and finance began in the banking sector abroad, in his early years, and later, for some of the country’s top insurance companies where his previous roles includes being Senior Vice President and Chief Finance Officer and Head of Information Technology for the Philippine and Hong Kong operations. He is a member of both the American and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Mr. De Rosas is a martial arts expert, with the rank of karate black-belt, 4th dan. He is a skilled athlete who continues to be involved in long distance swimming and running.


Stephen Paul Bickell

Stephen Bickell is the Chief Risk Officer of Prudential Corporation Asia, regional headquarters of Pru Life UK. He has worked in Prudential since 1979 in various capacities, holding positions as Director of Tax & Compliance and Corporate Affairs Director, among others.

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Teoh Kwui Ying

Teoh Kwui Ying is the Chief Performance Officer - Insurance of Prudential Corporation Asia, regional headquarters of Pru Life UK. She has worked in Prudential since 2013 and is a member of the Board of Prudential’s various subsidiaries and joint ventures in Cambodia, China and Vietnam besides Pru Life UK.

Ying is a qualified actuary by training with over 20 years’ insurance experience spanning actuarial, investments, products and enterprise risk management, across six markets in Asia Pacific. Her previous role prior to joining Prudential was as Chief Risk Officer of ING Life Korea.

Ying graduated with a degree in Economics from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and holds a Master of Economics degree from the same institution. She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

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Angelica H. Lavares

Angelica H. Lavares is a teaching fellow at the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). She also currently serves as an independent director of Metrobank Card Corporation and Inter-Asia Development Bank.

Atty. Lavares brings with her an extensive experience in general management and legal expertise in banking and finance, real estate, manufacturing, acquisitions, international contract negotiations. She is also an expert in negotiations with various government regulatory agencies and conducts workshops for ICD on corporate governance and anti-money laundering.

Atty. Lavares obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Theresa's College in 1973. She completed her Bachelor of Laws at the University of the Philippines (1st honorable mention) in 1981 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in the same year.

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Cesar P. Manalaysay
Independent Director

Cesar Manalaysay is the Managing Partner of Siguion Reyna, Montecillo and Ongsiako Law Offices. Acting as Independent Director of Pru Life UK and holding positions in the Board of Directors of various companies, he received both his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the Ateneo de Manila University, and received his Master of Laws degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Romerico S. Serrano
Independent Director

Romerico Serrano held top positions in various companies, as President of Fuji Xerox Philippines, Inc. and Country Manager of Motorola Inc.,- South Asia, among others. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Management from San Beda College and completed the Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management and the Advance Management Program/International Senior Managers Program at the Harvard Business School in Boston.

Emeren Vallente

Ma. Emeren V. Vallente
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal and Government Relations Officer
Corporate Secretary

Ma. Emeren V. Vallente currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Legal and Government Relations Officer of Pru Life UK. She has been with the Company since 2010. Prior to working with Pru Life UK, she was Country Lead Lawyer and Corporate Secretary of a multinational insurance corporation where she authored the Regional Board Standards adopted and used by all of the corporation's affiliates within the region. Atty. Vallente has been sharing her expertise in legal matters with the life insurance industry since 1997. She also has extensive experience in both corporate governance and compliance and has successfully completed with Distinction the One-Year Course on Trust Operations and Investment Management conducted by the Trust Institute Foundation of the Philippines, the Neville-Clarke International Training Course for Internal Quality Auditor, and the Basic Management Program of the Asian Institute of Management. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University.

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Ma. Donna A. Mendoza
Assistant Corporate Secretary

Donna Mendoza joined Pru Life UK as Assistant Legal Manager in August 2014 and moved on to become Legal Manager in April 2018. Prior to that, she was an associate at the Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos Law Offices. Donna studied law at the University of the Philippines and Economics at the Ateneo de Manila University.

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