Justice (retd.) Artemio V. Panganiban
Board of Directors
Chf. Justice (Retd.) Artemio V. Panganiban has been Independent Director of Petron Corporation since October 21, 2010. Apart from Petron, he is an independent director of the following listed companies: MERALCO, Bank of the Philippine Islands, First Philippine Holdings Corp., Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., Metro Pacific Investment Corp., Robinsons Land Corp., GMA Network, Inc., GMA Holdings, Inc., Asian Terminals, Inc., and Nonexecutive Director of Jollibee Foods Corporation. He is a columnist for the Philippine Daily Inquirer and officer, adviser or consultant to several business, civic, educational and religious organizations. Director Panganiban was formerly the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (2005 -2006); Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1995-2005); Chairperson of the Philippine House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (2004-2005); Senior Partner of Panganiban Benitez Parlade Africa & Barinaga Law Office (1963-1995); President of Baron Travel Corporation (1967-1993); and professor at the Far Eastern University, Assumption College and San Sebastian College (1961-1970). He is an author of over ten books and has received various awards for his numerous accomplishments, most notably the “Renaissance Jurist of the 21 st Century” conferred by the Supreme Court in 2006 and the “Outstanding Manilan” for 1991 by the City of Manila. Chief Justice Panganiban earned his Bachelor of Laws degree, cum laude, from the Far Eastern University in 1960 and placed sixth in the bar exam that same year.
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