Chairman, Asia Pacific
Manolito Manalo is Chairman, Asia Pacific of WGI. He is responsible for providing advisory leadership over WGI’s operations in four countries across Asia. Mr. Manalo also acts as the lead spokesperson and ambassador for WGI’s affairs in the region. Mr. Manalo joined WGI in 2016 as a Member of the WGI Philippines Board of Directors. He was appointed as Asia Pacific Chairman in 2018.
Mr. Manalo, one of The Philippines’ leading lawyers, is currently Managing Partner of Ocampo, Manalo, Valdez & Lim. At the firm Mr. Manalo also heads the labor & litigation practices. A respected name in the Filipino business community, Mr. Manalo also serves as the President of Panalpina World Transport, (Phils.), Inc., Chairman & CEO of publicly-listed Prime Media Holdings, Inc. and a Director of Kajima Philippines, Inc., among others.
Mr. Manalo, a graduate of University of the Philippines in Diliman, is married with one daughter.