HONG KONG (September 27, 2018) - International organization WGI today announced the appointment of Manolito Manalo as Chairman of its Asia Pacific region. In this new role, Mr. Manalo will provide advisory leadership over WGI’s operations in four countries across the region.

"Manolito has a been trusted, dedicated member of our global leadership team," commented WGI Chairman & CEO Chance Wilson. "This is reflected in his appointment as Asia Pacific Chairman. The APAC region is critical to our organization, and I have full faith Manolito will lead it to new heights." 

Mr. Manalo previously spent two years on the Board of Directors of our Philippines affiliate, WGI Philippines. In this role, he helped build, launch, and lead local WGI operations. Mr. Manalo is the Managing Partner of Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim, a leading corporate law firm in The Philippines.

Mr. Manalo, a native of the The Philippines, is married with one daughter.