Elpidio M. Paras

Position: Independent Director

Engr. Elpidio M. Paras, Filipino, 66, Independent Director, June 28, 2002 to present.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science major in Mechanical Engineering from the De La Salle University (1974).  He is the President and CEO of Parasat Cable TV, Inc. (1991 to present), UC-1 Corporation (2002 to present), Arriba Telecontact, Inc. (2005 – present). , Trustee – Promote Northern Mindanao Foundation, Inc. (2005 to present), President – Cagayan de Oro Chamber (2007), Chairman of the Board of Trustees – Xavier University (2007 to 2016) and independent director of Southbank. He is a founding member of the Philippine Society for Orphan Disorders (PSOD).  He was also a Board member of the Cagayan de Oro International Trade and Convention Center Foundation, Inc. (2005). He is also a member of PhilAAPA (Philippine Association of Amusement Parks& Attractions), and Member of the Board of trustees of Maria Reyna-Xavier University Hospital, Inc. (MRXUH). He was also three-time Pres. and Chairman of the Philippine Cable TV Association and currently he is a Board Director for the Mindanao area. He is a trustee in the Tourism Congress of the Philippines.

He has no directorship in other publicly-listed companies.