Cesar G. Romero PRESIDENT

Cesar G. Romero PRESIDENT (51 years old, Filipino) - is the current President of the Corporation effective 1 November 2016.

He was appointed as the Vice President Global Retail Network effective 1 August 2013.

He is responsible for the management and capital investment associated with the Global Retail business’ physical assets worldwide. This includes network planning, real estate, petrol station construction, facilities maintenance, soil and groundwater services, HSSE, and Continuous Improvement. From September 2009 up to July 2013, he was the Vice President of Retail Sales and Operations East which is accountable for the Operating Profit and Loss of the Shell Retail Petrol stations in SE Asia, South Asia, and China. During his four-year tenure, the Shell Retail East’s operating profit grew by an average of 10% per annum with improved HSSE performance highlighted by a 3 fold reduction in station robberies. Cesar is a member of the Shell Global Retail Leadership team which sets policies, strategy, annual business targets, capital allocation, and operations for Shell’s Downstream Retail Business comprised of over 43,000 petrol stations in the world, the largest single branded retailer in the world. Prior to that role, he was the Vice President for Supply – East based in Singapore from July 2007 to July 2009. Before that, he was in London as the Vice President for Downstream Management Consultancy, which he held concurrently with the role of Business Assistant to the Executive Director for Shell’s Global Downstream Business.

He joined Shell Philippines in 1987 as a Refinery Engineer and has had further assignments in Supply Planning, Strategy, and Lubricants. In 1995, he was posted to Shell Centre, London to work in Shell’s Scenario Planning Team, and later in the Strategy and Portfolio Team of the East/Asian Regional Office. Immediately, prior to coming to the UK a second time, he was the General Manager for Retail for Shell Philippines & North Pacific Cluster.

Cesar holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines, and a Masters in Business Administration (with High Distinction) from the University of Michigan. He has also attended a variety of management development courses at the London Business School and the Wharton Business School. He is married with 2 sons, 12 and 14 years old. He was born on the 11th of August 1965

Jose Jerome Pascual III - Treasurer & VP Finance

Jose Jerome Rivera Pascual III TREASURER / VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCE (53 years old, Filipino) – was first appointed as a Director of the Corporation on 13 June 2016.

He was appointed Vice President - Finance and Treasurer of the Corporation with effect also on 13 June 2016. He is also a director on the boards of other Shell-affiliated companies in the Philippines. His previous roles in the Royal Dutch Shell Group include: Finance Director of Shell Philippines Exploration BV & Philippines Country Controller from 2009 to 2016; concurrent Finance Director of Shell Deepwater Borneo Ltd from 2009 to 2012; Deputy Business Finance Manager (Caspian) of Shell Kazakhstan Development BV & Kazakhstan Country Controller from 2005 to 2009; Regional Treasurer & Insurance Manager of Shell Exploration & Production – Asia Pacific from 2003 to 2005; Treasurer; Tax & Insurance Manager of Shell Philippines Exploration BV from 2002 to 2003; Finance Business Adviser of Shell Philippines Exploration BV from 2000 to 2002; Commercial Services Coordinator / Contracts Advisor of Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV from 1998 to 2000; Head of Management Accounting of Shell Philippines Exploration BV from 1995 to 1998; Head of Finance (STAR) Systems of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1993 to 1995; Internal Auditor / Audit Supervisor for Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1990 to 1993; Senior Analyst / Programmer of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1986 to 1990.

He is presently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Shell companies in the Philippines Multi-Employer Retirement Plan and of the Board of Trustees of the Shell Philippines Exploration BV Non-Contributory Retirement & Gratuity Fund. He is an incorporator and current trustee of the Judicial Reform Initiative, Inc (JRI). Born on 6 January 1964, Mr. Pascual graduated Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines (Diliman) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, and was granted membership to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

He also holds the following accreditations: Certified Management Accountant from the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (Australia) and Professional Industrial Engineer from the Industrial Engineering Certification Board (Philippines). In 2015, he received the Professional Degree Award for Industrial Engineering from the U.P. College of Engineering and U.P. Alumni Engineers. And in November 2014, he was recognized as CFO of the Year by ING Bank (Philippines) and the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX). He was born on 6th of January 1964.

Anthony Lawrence Yam - VP Retail

Anthony Lawrence D. Yam VICE PRESIDENT FOR RETAIL (51 years old, Filipino) - is the Vice-President for Retail Business in Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation.

He joined Shell in August 1986 and has served the company as Operational Excellence Manager for the Customer Service Center from mid-2010 to mid-2011. He has been the Retail Pricing Manager from late 2009 to mid-2010, Interim General Manager for LPG Business from May-October 2009 and Retail District Manager for Metro Manila from 2005 to 2009. He was assigned in Vietnam for a cross-posting assignment as General Manager for LPG from 2001-2005. Prior to his cross-posting assignment, he was the Southern Regional Sales Manager for LPG (Phil). From 1997-2001 and has served Shell in various support roles from 1993-1997, that included stints in Corporate Brand, Customer Service Center, Lubricants and Internal Audits. He started his career as a sales representative for Retail from 1986-1993.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Engineering minor in Mechanical Engineering degree from the De La Salle University in 1985. He was born on the 20th of December 1964.

Eduard Geus - VP Manufacturing

Eduard Rudolf Geus VICE PRESIDENT FOR MANUFACTURING (51 years old, Dutch) - is the General Manager and Vice-President for Manufacturing of the Corporation since 5 May 2014.

He served as: Senior Advisor Refining – Secondee to Statoil Refinery Mongstad, Norway from 2011 to 2013; General Manager Global Operations – Shell WindEnergy Inc., Houston, USA from 2007 to 2011; Business Improvement Leader – Couronnaise de Raffinage, Shell Refinery Petit Couronne, France from 2006 to 2007; Process Unit Manager – Couronnaise de Raffinage, Shell Refinery Petit Couronne, France from 2003 to 2006; Senior Technologist – Couronnaise de Raffinage, Shell Refinery Petit Couronne, France from 2000 to 2003; Distillation and Membrane Technology Technologist – Shell Global Solutions, Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 1996 to 2000; Technologist – Sola Refinery, Norske Shell, Norway from 1993 to 1996; Base Oil Technologist – Shell Internationale Petroleum Maatschappij, The Hague, The Netherlands in 1993.

He received a Master’s Degree in Chemical Technology from the Technical University Delft, the Netherlands in 1988, and a PhD Degree in Technical Sciences also from the Technical University Delft in 1993. He was born on the 9th of July 1965.

Dennis Gamab - VP Supply & Distribution

Dennis G. Gamab VICE PRESIDENT FOR TRADING AND SUPPLY (51 years old, Filipino) - has been Vice President for Trading and Supply since 2010.

He joined the Corporation in 1987 and has served the Corporation as: Vice President for Supply from 2005-2009, Road Transport Manager for the Philippines from 2000 - 2005, Secondary Logistics Economist from 1998 - 2000, Logistics Project Implementer in 1997 - 1998, Poro Installation Manager in 1995 - 1997, crossposting assignment in Dubai 1992 - 1995 as Marine and Lubricants Distribution Head, Bataan Depot Manager 1990 - 1992 and Plant and Transport Assistant and various other Distribution jobs from 1987 - 1990.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of the Philippines in 1987. He was born on the 12th of February 1965.

Dennis C. Javier G M for lubricants

Dennis C. Javier GENERAL MANAGER FOR LUBRICANTS (50 years old, Filipino) - has been the Lubricants for Philippines and Thailand since April 2014.

He joined Shell in 1989, performing various assignments in Sales, Marketing, Process Engineering and Supply Chain Management. He was the Country Business Manager of Lubricants for the Philippines in 2012 and two years after, he also managed the Lubricants business of The Shell Company of Thailand Ltd. Prior to holding these positions, he served as the General Manager for Supply Philippines from 2009 to 2011 concurrent to being the Supply Operations Manager for Thailand and Hong Kong; Business Development and Pricing Manager for Commercial Fuels from 2004 to 2009; Regional Sales Manager from 1998 to 2003; Corporate Training Manager for the Learning and Development Program of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1997 to 1998; and SAP Project Lead for Commercial from 1995 to 1997. In his early days in Shell, he worked as a Commercial Account Manager and Retail Territory Manager the Commercial and Retail businesses of the corporation.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines in 1987. He was born on the 26th of October 1965.

Mao Vergel de Dios - Commercial & Others

Ramon B. Vergel de Dios GENERAL MANAGER FOR COMMERCIAL FUELS (56 years old, Filipino) – has been a member of the Management Team or Country Coordination Team of the Corporation since 2013 and the Downstream Coordinating Team of the Corporation since 2009.

He is currently the GM for Commercial Fuels, and a member of the Trading and Supply Products Leadership Team for Asia Pacific. He has been with the Corporation since 1985 holding various sales and marketing positions including: Global Marketing Manager – Construction Lubricants  from 2006 to 2009; Regional Marketing Manager for Africa/Middle East/Central Asia – Transport Lubricants  from 2004 to 2006; Indirect Channel Business Manager – Africa Lubricants from 2003 to 2004; Commercial Manager – Fuels and Lubricants from 2001 to 2003.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management Engineering from the De La Salle University in 1981. In 2007, he received the Agora Award from the Philippine Marketing Association. He was born on the 11th of August 1959.

Ramon Del Rosario - VP Communications

Ramon Del Rosario VICE PRESIDENT FOR EXTERNAL AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS (57 years old, Filipino) has been the Vice President for External Relations since 19 August 2014.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the Philippines in 1981. Following his Bachelor’s degree, he took a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Ateneo de Manila Graduate School of Business in 1982. He also took up several trainings in Program Management, Sales Effectiveness, Cultural Awareness, Marketing, Lubricants Business, and other Management and technical courses. 

He started his career in 1981 as a Commercial Fuels Account Manager in the Corporation before moving progressively to broader and more senior roles. He held various positions in Lubricants, Marketing and Sales, Brand and Market Research, Commercial Fuels, and GSAP. He gained extensive international exposure in his overseas assignments with the Shell Company of Cambodia Ltd., where he held the position of a Marketing and Sales Manager. Prior to his current assignment, he was assigned to Shell’s Regional Offices with responsibility over Commercial Transport Marketing Development, Consumer Lubricants, and Sales 1st. In 2007 to 2008, he became the Country Implementation Manager and organized the gap analysis of local processes relative to global Streamline design and policies. He then became the Country Programme Manager in the successful Streamline, Global SAP, Organizational Design, and Connected Applications deployment in the Philippines.  Ramon became the Shell Gas (LPG) Philippines Inc. General Manager in 2009 and succeeded in transitioning the LPG business from Pilipinas Shell to Isla Gas Corporation. Two years after, he became the Chief Executive Officer of Isla LPG Corporation. He was born on the 19th of July 1959.

Jannet Regalado

Jannet Cruz- Regalado VICE PRESIDENT FOR LEGAL (53 years old, Filipino) - of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation and is concurrently Royal Dutch Shell’s Managing Counsel for Global Litigation Asia Pacific covering the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Pakistan, India, China, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Brunei and the Pacific Islands.

She is responsible for managing and supervising a sizeable portfolio of litigation and arbitration in these jurisdictions involving commercial, civil, criminal, tort, environmental & employment matters and deals with a big network of Shell - accredited global law firms.

Prior to joining Shell, she was corporate secretary of First Lepanto Corporation and was a litigation counsel at the Carpio, Villaraza and Cruz Law Firm. She graduated with high honors with degrees in Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Magna cum laude) and Bachelor of Laws (Dean’s lister), from the University of the Philippines (U.P.). Jannet  is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society. During her stint at the University, Jannet was a student leader, academic honor society member and was very active in intra-university debates and moot court competitions. She is also a faculty member of both the University of the Philippines and the Lyceum College of Law and is active in several legal and professional organizations.

Gerboy Ortega

Homer Gerrard L. Ortega VICE PRESIDENT FOR HUMAN RESOURCES (49 years old, Filipino) - has been the Vice President for Human Resources since April 2007. 

He has served the Corporation in several assignments: HR Change Manager supporting Shell's Retail businesses in Asia/Pacific/Middle East countries (2005-2007); HR Capability Manager also for Shell's Retail businesses in Asia/Pacific/Middle East (2002-2004); Retail Operations Manager (1999-2001); HR Transition Management Team Member (1997-1998); HR Recruitment & Training Adviser (1996-1997); and Retail Territory Manager (1990-1995).

He studied at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy (1984-1989); and, became a Certified Public Accountant in 1990.  He was born in Quezon City on the 13th of January 1967.

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