Message of Lucio Tan III Given During the Organizational Meeting

I am deeply honored to accept the appointment as President and Chief Operating Officer. I thank the board of directors for entrusting me with this responsibility, and I am grateful to all of you for your support. In exercising the functions of my new role, rest assured that I will be guided by the values of integrity, diligence, excellence, and transparency.

As I assume this crucial task, I am keenly aware of the challenges we face as a company. The business landscape is constantly evolving, and we must adapt quickly to stay competitive. However, I am confident that with our talented and dedicated team, we will overcome these challenges and achieve even greater success. Thank you, once again.