Board of Directors


Vice Chairman

Mr. Oscar S. Reyes is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of Meralco. He has been a Director of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company since 2001. Among his other positions are: Chairman of MRL Gold Philippines Inc. and Link Edge Inc.; Member of the Board of Bank of the Philippine Islands, Manila Water Co., Smart Communications Inc., Pepsi Cola Products Philippines Inc. Basic Energy Corporation, Sun Life Financial Plans, Inc., First Philippine Electric Corporation.

Prior to these posts, he served the Shell Companies in the Philippines in various capacities including Country Chairman and concurrently President of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation and Managing Director of Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc., SGV Foundation, and El Nido Foundation Inc.

He obtained his B.A. Major in Economics (Cum Laude) at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1965. He undertook post-graduate studies at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, Waterloo Lutheran University and the Harvard Business School.



Ms. BETTY C. SIY-YAP is the current Chief Finance Officer of MERALCO. She graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy. She also attended the Special Executive Program in Finance at the Arthur D. Little Management Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She earned her MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) - The Hongkong University of Science and Technology (Kellogg - HKUST eMBA Program). Prior to MERALCO, she was a partner in SGV & Co.



MS. MELISSA VERGEL DE DIOS is presently the Head of Investor Relations at the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company; a position she has held since September 2007.

Prior to her current assignment, Ms. Vergel de Dios was head of Property and Facilities Management at PLDT, a position she held since she joined the company in May 2001.  Before this, Ms. Vergel de Dios spent 16 years with the San Miguel group in various capacities, with her last assignment being Chief Finance Officer of San Miguel Properties.

Ms. Vergel de Dios graduated Magna cum Laude from the Assumption College holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Bachelor of Science degrees in Marketing and Management.



Ms. NADINEE S. CHUA is the Vice President / CCU Head of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. and General Manager of Unicon Insurance Brokers Corporation since 2002.

She served various positions from Auditor to Comptroller from different companies since 1977 and has attended various seminars and training for Insurance, Corporate Governance and Risk Management.

Ms. Chua is a graduate of Accountancy from Far Eastern University and obtained her Master in Business Administration Degree from Ateneo De Manila University.



Mr. Ronnie L. Aperocho is the First Vice President and Head of Networks of MERALCO. He is a member of the Board of Directors of G.E. Philippines Meter and Instrument Co., Inc. (GEPMICI), Miescorrail Inc. (MRail), Meralco Energy Inc. (MSERV), Clark Electric Distribution Corp. (CEDC), Republic Surety and Insurance Co., Inc. (Republic) and Spectrum. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Miescor Logistics Inc. (MLI) and Miescor Builders Inc. (MBI). He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Meralco Power Academy (MPA).

Since joining Meralco in 1993 he held various positions from Customer Assistance Engineer, Project Manager to Executive Assistant of the head of the Networks group in May 2007. He played key roles in the implementation of various major electric capital projects and headed various distribution service organizations. In July 2014, he was appointed as head of Networks.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Mindanao State University and Ranked No. 1 in the October 1991 Board Exams. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University/The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.



Mr. Ruben B. Benosa is the First Vice President and Head of Supply Chain and Logistics Management of MERALCO. He is the Chairman of Meralco Financial Services Corporation.

He is a Director of Radius Telecoms, Inc., Meralco Energy, Inc. and MRail, Inc. He was a former Chairman of Outsourced Telleserve Corporation (now, Customer Frontline Solutions, Inc.).

Mr. Benosa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Mapua Institute of Technology and completed his Masters in Management at the Asian Institute of Management.



President - Republic Surety and Insurance Company, Inc.