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Sun Life’s Mantaring named MAP president

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SUN LIFE Financial Philippine Holding Co. Chair Rizalina G. Mantaring

SUN LIFE Financial Philippine Holding Co. Chair Rizalina G. Mantaring has assumed the presidency of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) for 2019.

MAP said Ms. Mantaring is the organization’s 70th president and the fourth female president since it was established in 1950.

This year, Ms. Mantaring leads the MAP along with Francis Ed. Lim, senior partner of ACCRALAW, as vice-president; Benedicta Du-Baladad, managing partner and CEO of Du-Baladad and Associates, as treasurer; Cesar G. Romero, country chair of Shell Companies in the Philippines, as assistant treasurer; and Carol V. Dominguez, president and CEO of John Clements Consultants, as secretary.

Other MAP board members include AC Infrastructure Holdings Corp. President and CEO Jose Rene D. Almendras; Ayala Corporation Managing Director John Philip S. Orbeta; UnionBank of the Philippines CEO and Chair Justo A. Ortiz; and Philippine Airlines Director and former Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr.

Ms. Mantaring is also a director at Sun Life Grepa Financial, and the chair of Sun Life Foundation.

She joined Sun Life in 1992 as senior manager and head for Asia Pacific of the then — Nascent Information Systems Department. She later became Sun Life chief operations officer for Asia in 2008, deputy president for Sun Life Philippines in March 2009, then CEO and country head from August 2009 to June 2018.

Ms. Mantaring received the Asia Talent Management award at CNBC’s 2017 Asia Business Leader Awards and the CEO Excel Award from the International Association of Business Communicators-Philippines.