Board of Directors
Mr. Dennis A. Uy, 46, Filipino, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of 2GO Group, Inc. He is also the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of UDENNA Corporation, a holding company with a diverse business portfolio, including interests in petroleum, retail and distribution, shipping and logistics, real estate development, infrastructure, education, leisure and gaming, and telecommunications.
He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc., the country’s leading independent oil company, and Chairman of Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corporation, a dominant player in the shipping and logistics industry.
He is the Chairman and President of UDENNA Development Corporation, the developer of real estate projects such as Clark Global City, Calaca Industrial Seaport Park, UDENNA Tower, and The Emerald in Mactan, Cebu. He is the Chairman and President of UDENNA Infrastructure Corp., Chairman of PH Travel and Leisure Holdings Corp., President of Enderun Colleges, Inc., and Chairman of Dennison Holdings.
Mr. Uy is also the Chairman of Phoenix Philippines Foundation, UDENNA Foundation, Siklab Atleta Pilipinas Sports Foundation, and LIFE Fund. He was appointed as Presidential Adviser on Sports in 2016 and as Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan to the Philippines in 2011. Mr. Uy is a graduate of De La Salle University with a degree in Business Management.
Dr. Francis C. Chua, 71, Filipino, is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of 2GO Group, Inc. He is an appointed Member of the APEC Business Advisory Council, Consul General ad honorem of the Honorary Consulate General of Peru in Manila, and Special Envoy for Trade and Investments by the Office of the President.
He served as director of various companies and academic institutions and was conferred several awards by different organizations. He was a director of the Philippine Stock Exchange in 2002 and was re-elected as director in 2010 up to the present. He served as President of three of the most influential business organizations in the country – the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (PCCI) from 2010 to 2011, Chamber of Commerce of the Philippine Islands, Inc. from 2005 to 2007, and Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) from 2005 to 2007.
Currently, Dr. Chua is the Chairman of the Foundation for Crime Prevention, Philippine Business Center, DongFeng Automotive Philippines, and the Green Army Foundation. He is the Chairman Emeritus of PCCI and the Founding Chairman of BA Securities, International Chamber of Commerce, Philippines, and Philippine Silkroad International Chamber of Commerce. He is also a board member of the University of the Philippines Foundation, Central Luzon State University, Adamson University, Huakiao University of China, and the Normal University of Fukien China.
Mr. Frederic C. DyBuncio, 60, Filipino, is the President/Chief Executive Officer and a director of 2GO Group, Inc. and SM Investments Corporation. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation and a director of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc.
Prior to holding the post, he was a career banker who spent over 20 years with JP Morgan Chase and its predecessor institutions. During his stint in the banking industry, he was assigned to various executive positions where he gained substantial professional experience in the areas of credit, relationship management and origination, investment banking, capital markets, and general management. He has worked and lived in several major cities including New York, Seoul, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Manila.
He graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and finished a Master’s degree in Business Administration program at Asian Institute of Management.
Atty. Elmer B. Serrano, 52, is a practicing lawyer specializing in Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Banking & Finance. He is co-founder and the Managing Partner of Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano, a full-service law firm recognized as top tier in several practice areas by the foremost international ranking and editorial publications.
After being consistently cited as “Recommended Lawyer” by The Legal500 Asia Pacific, Mr. Serrano is now recognized as an elite “Leading Individual” in Banking & Finance, Legal500’s list of outstanding lawyers in Asia Pacific. Mr. Serrano is also ranked a leading lawyer (2019) by IFLR1000 in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, and Capital Markets.
Mr. Serrano is a director of 2GO Group, Inc. and DFNN Inc., both listed with the Philippine Stock Exchange. He is Corporate Secretary of some of the largest and most respected public companies in the Philippines, including SM Investments Corporation, SM Prime Holdings, Inc., Premium Leisure Corp., Crown Equities, Inc., as well as various subsidiaries of BDO Unibank. He is Corporate Secretary of, and counsel to, prominent banking industry associations and companies such as the Bankers Association of the Philippines, PDS Group of Companies and the Philippine Payments Management, Inc.
Mr. Serrano is a Certified Associate Treasury Professional (2017) and was among the top graduates of the Trust Institute of the Philippines in 2001. Mr. Serrano holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo Law School and a BS Legal Management degree from Ateneo de Manila University.
Ms. Ma. Concepcion F. de Claro, 62, Filipino, is a member of the Board of Directors of 2GO Group, Inc., Udenna Corporation, Conti’s Holdings Corporation and subsidiaries, Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. and subsidiaries, South Pacific, Inc., Enderun Colleges, Inc., and Sagittarius Mines, Inc. She is also the Treasurer of Conti’s Holdings Corporation and subsidiaries, and Enderun Colleges, Inc., as well as the Chief Financial Officer of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc., and the Director for Special Projects of Udenna Corporation.
She served as the Chief Operating Officer of Alsons Corporation from March 2011 to 2017 and as member of the Board of Alsons Power Holdings Corporation from October 2011 to 2017. She was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. (from April 2011-June 2012) and Limay Energen Corporation (from July 2011 to March 2012), Chief Financial Officer of Two San Isidro-SIAI Assets, Inc. (from March 2011 to March 2014), and Vice President for Corporate Planning and Services and consultant for Mergers & Acquisitions projects of Petron Corporation (November 2008 – September 2010).
She is a Certified Public Accountant with a B.S. Commerce degree, Major in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Colegio de San Juan de Letran.
Mr. Chryss Alfonsus V. Damuy, 46, Filipino, has been a member of the Board of Directors of 2GO Group, Inc. since 2018 and of Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. since its incorporation, and was consequently appointed as its President & CEO on March 2017. He is the Chief Operating Officer of Chelsea Shipping Corp. and its subsidiaries and the Vice Chairman of Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, Inc. and subsidiaries.
He was Vice President for Finance of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. He also served as the Controller of Lapanday Foods Corporation and held various positions in its subsidiaries, including Fresh Asia Produce as Accounting Manager, and Mindanao Fresh Produce Services Corporation as Assistant Accounting Manager. He also worked as Chief Accountant and Branch Officer of the Regional Educators Multi-Purpose Cooperative. Mr. Damuy started his professional career as College Instructor of the Holy Cross of Davao College. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Atty. Joseph C. Tan, 62, Filipino, is the lead independent director of 2GO Group, Inc. and the Founding Partner of MOST Law Firm from September 2006 to present. He was Special Counsel for the Agus Cruz & Manzano Law Office from 2004 to August 2006. He was an Associate of Puno & Puno Law Offices from 1991 to 1995.
He is currently an Independent Director of Premium Leisure Corp., Pacific Online Systems Corporation, and LMG Chemicals Corporation. He was also a director of Philippine Bank of Communications from September 2010 to August 2011.
Atty. Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Business Administration degree from University of San Francisco, USA (Class of 1978). He also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo de Manila College of Law, Makati City, graduating with honors (Class of 1985).
Mr. Laurito E. Serrano, 59, Filipino, is an Independent Director of 2GO Group, Inc. He concurrently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Online Systems Corporation, Atlas Mining & Development Corporation, Carmen Copper Corporation, MRT Development Corporation, MJIC Investments Corporation, United Paragon Mining Corporation, Axelum Resources Corp., and APC Group, Inc.
Mr. Serrano’s over 29 years of professional experience in corporate finance advisory work covers the development and promotion of financial advisory and special project engagements involving transaction structuring, public offerings, listings of shares, asset securitization and monetization, workout deals, project studies, business acquisitions, and debt and equity capital-raising.
Mr. Serrano was a Partner in the Corporate Finance Consulting Group of Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Company (SGV&Co.) from 1992 to 1997 and started his career in the Audit and Business Advisory Group also of SGV&Co. from 1980 to 1992.
Mr. Serrano is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated cum laude from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce. He obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Harvard Graduate School of Business in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Atty. Jesus G. Dureza, 72, earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo de Davao University. He earned his law degree from the same university in 1973 and placed 10th in the Philippine Bar Examination. He then became editor of the Mindanao Times, correspondent for Manila Times, Manila Bulletin and Associated Press, and hosted Davao’s first TV talk show “Brainstorm”. Atty. Dureza became Davao Congressman in 1987 and served until 1993. He was appointed by President Fidel V. Ramos as Presidential Assistant for Mindanao and chairman of the Mindanao Development Authority. In 2002, he founded the Advocacy Mindanow Foundation. During the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, he served in various capacities as Chairman of the Government Peace Panel with the MILF, as Press Secretary, Presidential Peace Adviser, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Chairman of Mindanao Development Authority. Atty. Dureza was also a senior partner of the Rama Dureza Abarques Law Firm. President Rodrigo Duterte appointed him as Presidential Peace Adviser until he honorably resigned in November 2018. He is now back as Chairman-CEO of the Advocacy Mindanow Foundation and as publisher of the Mindanao Times.