Cesar G. Romero, President, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation
Cesar G. Romero, President, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Cesar G. Romero PRESIDENT (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.

Reynaldo Abilo, Vice President for Finance, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer
Reynaldo Abilo, Vice President for Finance, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Reynaldo P. Abilo (Filipino) is a newly appointed Director of the Corporation since 01 January 2021. He is likewise the Vice President-Finance, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer of the Corporation. He is also a director on the boards of other Shell-affiliated companies. Prior to his current assignment, he was the Corporate Assurance Manager that established the assurance and internal audit function of the company. Mr. Abilo joined Shell in 2009 as the Retail Economics Manager in the Philippines where he distinguished himself by winning the 2012 Global CFO award for site profitability analysis and 2013 Downstream Director Award for Dealer Operated platform strategy. From 2012 to 2016, he was the Global Planning & Appraisal Manager for Marine Lubricants as well as Project & Economics Lead for Downstream Global Commercial (“GC”) based in Singapore where he successfully managed the various planning, appraisal, and reporting processes for Marine and capital investments in GC. In addition, he was appointed as Special Projects Advisor supporting the Global Downstream Marketing Growth Strategy as the Finance Lead. Prior to Shell, he worked in Ernst & Young and Colgate-Palmolive for a number of years in various finance positions in supply chain, sales and marketing. He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 16 years of experience in audit, accounting, economics, strategy development, business performance management, and commercial decision support. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines (Diliman) with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accountancy. He placed 11th in the October 2004 CPA Board exams.

Randolph (Randy) T. Del Valle, Vice President for Retail, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation
Randolph (Randy) T. Del Valle, Vice President for Retail, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Randolph (Randy) T. Del Valle VICE PRESIDENT FOR MOBILITY (Filipino-British). Randy is the Vice-President for Mobility (formerly Retail) of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation effective 01 January 2020. He is responsible of the Downstream Marketing Retail Business that covers >1,000 sites serving ~1 million customers/day enabled by a strong team of 15,000 employees, retailers and service champions. Randy brings with him more than 20 years of experience across different businesses. In his recent role Global Head of Strategy & Planning for DS Retail Network based in Singapore, he helped shape a number of important Retail Growth Projects (Russia, Indonesia, China and the US), evolved Network Strategy & Planning processes and methodology towards a holistic value maximization approach with various Integrated Retail Offers (Fuels, NFR, New Fuels including EV) and prepared the business to test new ideas in line with Energy Transition through Innovation. Prior to this, he was in Group Strategy Consultancy based in London, UK /Hague, NL where he led various high-impact projects in Upstream, Integrated Gas, Shell Business Operations and Downstream. He was also part of the selected core team member that played a pivotal role to effectively plan and execute and Shell’s largest strategic acquisition of BG Group in 2015/2016. He has also held various local, regional and global roles Retail Marketing (Global On-Site Ops Excellence-PMTDR, Cards, Payment, Loyalty, Pricing, Fuels Marketing) as well as in Sales & Operations (as Territory Manager, District Manager and Operations Manager). Randy is passionate about people development, Innovation/Energy transition development, team success and puts customers first. Randy is a Chemical Engineer where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of San Carlos (USC), Cebu. He also has an MBA degree from London Business School, UK.

Albert A. Lim, Vice President for Wholesale Commercial Fuels
Albert A. Lim, Vice President for Wholesale Commercial Fuels, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Albert A. Lim VICE PRESIDENT FOR WHOLESALE COMMERCIAL FUELS (Filipino) has been appointed last 10 August 2021. He is a well-rounded Shell Commercial Fuels leader with over 20 years of experience both locally and globally. Before his appointment, Mr. Lim was Currently the Wholesale Commercial Fuel (WCF) Business Development and Pricing Manager. He joined Shell as a Sales Account Manager and served marketing roles in the Philippines and the East region. He was responsible for the development of Fuel Oil Plus for the East and played a pivotal role in WCF’s turnaround plan in Thailand. He also led the International Marine customer operations migration to Shell Shared Services (Asia) B.V. In WCF, Mr. Lim pioneered hedging and exposure management, integrated planning and portfolio optimization activities that allowed Commercial Fuels to deliver its plan in the past three years.

Erwin Orocio, Chief Compliance Officer
Erwin Orocio, Chief Compliance Officer, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Erwin R. Orocio (Filipino) is the newly appointed Chief Compliance Officer and Member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committees of the Corporation since 10 November 2020. He is likewise the Managing Counsel with over 24 years of legal experience. He was previously the Corporate Secretary of the Corporation and various Shell companies in the Philippines. He ensured the delivery of the 2016 Initial Public Offering of the Corporation and its evolution as a publicly listed company whose governance practices are now being recognized internationally. He is a director of Shell Energy Philippines, Inc., Shell Chemicals Philippines, Inc., and Shell Solar Philippines Corporation He is also a trustee of Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. He was a former trustee, Vice President and Treasurer of the Shell Employees’ Savings and Loan Association, Inc., a financial institution regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Erwin is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He joined the Legal department as a Legal Counsel in November 1997 and has since advised all businesses and functions. Prior to that, he served as managing partner of the Garcia Ines Villacarlos Garcia Reciña & Orocio Law Office. He first joined the Corporation as an accountant in 1991 and left in January 1996 to complete his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo De Manila School of Law. He graduated from the De La Salle University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Economics) and Bachelor of Science (Major in Accountancy). He placed 13th in the Accounting Board exams of May 1990.

Sergio C. Bernal, Jr., Vice President for External and Government Relation, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation
Sergio C. Bernal, Jr., Vice President for External and Government Relation, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Sergio C. Bernal, Jr. VICE PRESIDENT FOR EXTERNAL AND GOVERNMENT RELATION (Filipino) was appointed as the new Vice President-External Relations on 08 August 2019.

Serge graduated from De La Salle University in Manila with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management Engineering.

Mr. Bernal started his career in sales before taking up a few other roles including Business Development, Training and Marketing in local, regional and global posts. Serge was the JV General Manager for LPG from 2009-2011, when the JV achieved remarkable volume and revenue targets and HSSE performance. He then moved back to Shell Philippines, taking up sales and marketing leadership roles in lubricants, where Serge led teams to achieve over 110% sales growth and at same time built a strong high-performing team, winning global recognition. Serge himself was a recipient of 2 Global EVP awards for Project Pearl and Project Kindle. In his recent lubricant marketing role, he was in charge of both Philippines and Thailand.

Carlo D. Zandueta, Vice President for Human Resources, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation
Carlo D. Zandueta, Vice President for Human Resources, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Carlo D. Zandueta,VICE PRESIDENT FOR HUMAN RESOURCES (Filipino) - has been the Vice President for Human Resources since 01 October 2018. Prior to this role, he was based in Singapore as the Global HR Manager of Shell Aviation. He joined the Corporation in March 1999 as the Manufacturing Learning and Development Manager and has held a number of assignments since then: as HR Account Manager - B2B, Lubricants and Trading (Philippines, 2003-2006); Regional Skillpool Manager – APME (Singapore, 2006-2009); Global Learning Advisor – Commercial Fuels and Offer To Cash (Singapore, 2010-2012); and, Senior Talent Advisor – Global Commercial (Singapore, 2012-2016).

He studied at the University of Santo Tomas, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (1989-1993) and Master of Arts in Philosophy (1994-1996); and at the De La Salle University, Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, with High Distinction (2001-2006).

Kit Arvin M. Bermudez, Vice President for Supply and Distribution
Kit Arvin M. Bermudez, Vice President for Supply and Distribution, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Kit Arvin M. Bermudez VICE PRESIDENT FOR SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION (Filipino) has been appointed last 10 August 2021. He is a multi-business Downstream leader with over 20 years of experience, most notably known for his strong operational delivery focus. He joined as a Select Operations Manager and has since served in different leadership capacities in Downstream businesses in global, regional and local management roles. He has been based in Italy, Oman, Singapore and the Philippines. He is a strong and consistent performer with a high degree of credibility as supported by his numerous Shell Awards. His former role was the National Sales Manager, who has led Philippine Retail in achieving its highest business profitability on record in 2019.

Stephen Quila, Vice President Ffor Lubricants
Stephen Quila, Vice President for Lubricants, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Stephen D. Quila, VICE PRESIDENT FOR LUBRICANTS (Filipino) – was appointed Vice President – Lubricants on 25 March 2021.

He is the General Manager – Lubricants from 2018 to present. He is responsible for leading Shell’s Lubricants business in the Philippines. He is responsible for leading Shell’s Lubricants business in the Philippines. Prior to that, he was General Manager - Customer Operations of Shell Shared Services Asia, B.V. from 2012 to 2017. He led Shell’s largest Customer Operations & services in Manila covering the Americas, Global Marine & Aviation, Philippines & the United Kingdom. He first joined Shell in 1995 as Commercial Sales Account Manager and managed various B2B sales roles handing key sectors of Power, Mining, Transport, Marine, Construction, General Manufacturing, Up-stream exploration for both direct and indirect channels. In 2002, he became Country Manager SMP Malaysia of Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn. Bhd. Thereafter, he became Country Manager SMP Indonesia of Shell Indonesia / PT. Kridapetra Graha. From 2006 to 2008, he was Global Marketing Manager Fuels & Lubricants SMP B2B & B2C of PSPC. From 2009 to 2011, he was Regional Manager - Southern Islands, Philippines of PSPC and managed its commercial fuels & lubricants sales staff in Visayas & Mindanao for all channels. He earned his A.B. Management Economics degree from the Ateneo De Manila University.

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