Speaker Profile: Fernando Gaspar

Mr. Fernando L. Gaspar is Senior Vice President and Chief Administration Officer, International Container Terminal Systems, Inc. (ICTSI), with main responsibilities of leading the Asset Management effort throughout the company in an effort to improve asset productivity and utilization, reduce operating costs and thereby increase return on invested capital. He also works with Business Development offices and key Corporate Support Areas and outside consultants to implement projects throughout Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Before he joined ICTSI in 2008, Mr. Gaspar was Office Manager of Campos, Lanuza & Company, Stockbrokers, Makati Stock Exchange Philippines from 1973-1974. His other working experiences include San Miguel Holdings Limited from 1974-1997 and Kuok Group from 1997-2001.

At San Miguel Holdings Limited, Mr. Gaspar held several positions in San Miguel Corporation, Philippines, including Financial Analyst to Supervisor and Assistant Vice President at Funds Planning and Financing Department, Treasury Division; Senior Assistant Vice President and Manager at Cash Management Department, Treasury Division and Senior Assistant Vice President and Business Development Manager at Packaging Production Division.

He was also appointed Financial Controller and Company Secretary as well as Managing Director at San Miguel Brewery Ltd., Hong Kong, Chairman of the Board, Guangzhou San Miguel Brewery Ltd., PRC, Vice President, China Business Development, San Miguel Brewing International Limited and Vice President, Planning and Finance, San Miguel Holdings Limited.

At Kuok Group, Mr. Gaspar was Executive Vice President, Kuok Philippine Properties, Inc. (KPPI), Vice Chairman and Managing Director as well as President and Chief Operating Officer at Shangri-La Plaza Corp., President and Chief Operating Officer, EDSA Properties Holdings Inc., President and Chief Operating Officer, KPPI Land Corporation (KLC), President, Shangri-La Hotels, President and Chief Executive Officer, KSA Realty Corporation (KSA), President and Chief Executive Officer, KPPI and Philippine Country Manager, Kuok Group.

From 2001-2008, he was Managing Director at Alvarez and Marsal, Inc. (A&M) and Alvarez and Marsal Asia Limited.

Mr. Gaspar is married with two children. He received the Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.