Rene Buenaventura is the incumbent Vice Chairman of Equicom Manila Holdings, Inc., a holding company for businesses engaged in healthcare, banking and finance and information technology.
He is a banker by profession and was previously the President of Equitable PCI Bank, the third largest bank in the Philippines before its merger with Banco de Oro in 2006. He also held the following positions: Independent Director of UBS Philippines, Inc., Director and Member of the Executive Committee of Maxicare Healthcare Corporation, Vice Chairman of Algo Leasing and Finance Company, and President of Cliveden Management Corporation.
Rene is Certified Public Accountant and graduated Summa Cum Laude for Bachelor of Arts, Major in Behavioral Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Commerce in De La Salle University in the Philippines. He also earned his Masters in Business Administration from the same university.
Date of First Appointment: August 8, 2014