CEO
Philippine Long Distance Telephone

Mr. Napoleon L. Nazareno has been a director of PLDT since November 24, 1998. He was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of PLDT on February 19, 2004 and is concurrently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Smart, Piltel and CURE, positions he has held since January 2000, November 2004 and April 2008, respectively. He is a member of the Technology Strategy Committee of the Board of Directors of PLDT. He also serves as Chairman of several subsidiaries of Smart including Wolfpac, SBI, I-Contacts. His other directorships include Mabuhay Satellite Corporation where he is Chairman, ACeS Philippines where he is also the President, PLDT Global, ePLDT, and Meralco. He is a non-executive director of First Pacific Company Ltd. In 1981, he started a successful career in the international firm Akerlund & Rausing, occupying senior management to top level positions and, in 1989, became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Akerlund & Rausing (Phils.), Inc. In August 1995, he moved to Metro Pacific Corporation where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer until December 1999. In November 2004, Mr. Nazareno was appointed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Private Sector Representative of the Public-Private Sector Task Force for the Development of Globally Competitive Philippine Service Industries. In February 2006, he became part of the Private Sector Advisory Board of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology, under the Office of the President of the Philippines. Mr. Nazareno is also a board member of GSM Association Worldwide since November 2004. He was voted Corporate Executive Officer of the Year (Philippines) for three consecutive years at the 2004, 2005 and 2006. Mr. Nazareno received his Master's Degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management and completed the INSEAD Executive Program of the European Institute of Business Administration in Fountainbleu, France.