Lucio Tan's daughter appointed to PAL board as carrier pursues digital shift


Posted at Oct 04 2019 05:57 PM

PAL Handout

MANILA - Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Friday announced that owner Lucio Tan's daughter, Vivienne Tan, has been appointed to their 15-man Board as the flag carrier pursues digital transformation.

“With this added responsibility, I shall continue to be focused in steering the company to profitability,” Vivienne said in a statement. 

She is the concurrent PAL Executive Vice President for Treasury, Treasurer and Chief Administrative Officer.

Gilbert Santa Maria, PAL President and Chief Operating Officer, said they will ​embark on digital transformation initiatives to ensure the airline's needs are met by the most ideal technology solutions.

Following Vivienne's appointment, the new PAL Board of Directors is now composed of the following:

  •  Lucio C. Tan - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  •  Lucio "Bong" K. Tan - Vice Chairman
  •  Gilbert F. Santa Maria
  •  Rowena T. Chua
  •  Atty. Florentino Herrera III
  •  Atty. Estelito Mendoza
  •  Vivienne K. Tan
  •  Carmen K. Tan
  •  Michael G. Tan
  •  Ryuhei Maeda
  •  Johnip G. Cua
  •  Justice Manuel Lazaro
  •  Amando M. Tetangco, Jr.
  •  Samuel C. Uy
  •  Gregorio T. Yu