Ferronoux Holdings, Inc. (FERRO) formerly AG Finance, Incorporated was established in December 14, 2001 primarily as a financing company. In 2015, the Board approved the change in the Company’s primary purpose to that of a holding company.
Following the change in its primary purpose, the Company ceased its lending activities on June 30, 2015.
On February 6, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the change in the Company’s name to the present one.
Currently, FERRO, as a holding company, is considering several investment opportunities and business ventures that would allow stakeholders to maximize the value of their investments.
Board of Directors
Michael C. Cosiquien
Mr. Michael C. Cosiquien was elected Chairman of the Board in January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 3, 2018, October 15, 2019, October 20, 2020 and October 21, 2021.
He is currently the Chairman of ISOC Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. He served as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and director of Megawide Construction Corp. He has provided superior leadership in all aspects of the business as Chief Executive Officer of Megawide.
Mr. Cosiquien holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the De La Salle University, and is a licensed Civil Engineer with over 20 years of professional engineering experience.
Jesus G. Chua, Jr.
Mr. Jesus G. Chua, Jr. was elected as Vice-Chairman of the Board in January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 3, 2018, October 15, 2019, October 20, 2020 and October 21, 2021.
He is currently the President of ISOC Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. He served as the Chief Strategy officer for Megawide Construction Corp. He has served as Head of Southeast Asia Investment Banking at MUFG Financial Group, Singapore and has held senior roles at ABN AMRO/RBS in Hongkong, HSBC in New York.
Mr. Chua graduated with an MBA from Harvard University, and has also studied at Stanford University and De La Salle University in the years prior.
Irving C. Cosiquien
Mr. Irving C. Cosiquien was elected as a Director of the Board in January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 3, 2018, October 15, 2019 and October 20, 2020.
He is currently a director of ISOC Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. He served as director and treasurer of Megawide Construction Corp. He is the Corporate Secretary at United Pacific Rise Corp. and has served as the General Manager of Megapolitan Marketing, Incorporated.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the De La Salle University.
Yerik C. Cosiquien
Mr. Yerik C. Cosiquien was elected as a Director of the Board on January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 3, 2018, October 15, 2019, October 20, 2020, and October 20, 2021.
He is the president and chief executive officer of ISOC Cold Chain Logistics, Inc. (doing business as Orca Cold Chain Solutions), a subsidiary of ISOC Holdings, Inc. where he is also currently a director and corporate secretary. He also serves as director and corporate secretary for other subsidiaries of ISOC Holdings, Inc. Previously, he served as director and corporate Secretary of Megawide Construction Corporation. He is also the general manager of Cosmo Fortune Corp. and of Maunlad Fortune Corporation.
Mr. Cosiquien is a psychology and economics graduate from the University of British Columbia.
Michelle Joan G. Tan
Ms. Michelle Joan G. Tan was elected as a Director of the Board in January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 3, 2018, October 15, 2019, October 20, 2020 and October 21, 2021.
She is a sub-contractor of Megawide Construction Corporation, one of the most prestigious construction companies in the Philippines, for almost eight years now. She has assisted in screening and deploying qualified, efficient, and effective workers to companies. She also handles labor cases. In addition, she was a former banker of United Coconut Planters Bank as Assistant Branch Manager for almost five years.
She graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science Major in Business and Marketing Management at College of the Holy Spirit.
Atty. Matthew John G. Almogino
Atty. Mathew John G. Almogino was elected as an Independent Director of the Board in December 11, 2017 and was re-elected on December 3, 2018, October 15, 2019, October 20, 2020 and October 21, 2021.
Atty. Almogino is a lawyer specializing in corporate law and commercial litigation, and has previously served as a member of the board of directors of several corporations engaged in various industries such as transportation, construction, and real estate. He is currently the General Counsel of Nippon Express Philippines Corporation, a multinational corporation with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan and which conducts business operations in 698 locations in 44 countries, specializing in global logistics, including international freight forwarding using multimodal transport, storage, and inventory management.
Atty. Almogino was also a former Senior Associate with Ocampo and Manalo Law Firm, a firm ranked by AsiaLaw, the Legal 500, and WorldLaw as one of the leaders in various practice areas such as corporate law, telecommunications and media, transportation, litigation and dispute resolution, and labor and employment.
He obtained his Bachelor of Arts from De La Salle University with a Major in Political Science and Minor in History, and his Bachelor of Laws from the San Sebastian College-Recoletos Institute of Law, where he also lectured on various subjects on Corporate Law after passing the Philippine Bar Examinations.
Atty. Alfred S. Jacinto
Atty. Alfred S. Jacinto was elected as an Independent Director of the Board in January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 3, 2018, October 15, 2019, October 20, 2020, and October 20, 2021.
Atty. Jacinto was admitted to the bar in 1994. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science major in Mathematics and Bachelor of Laws in the University of the Philippines with a College and National Science and Technology Authority Scholarship.
Atty. Jacinto started as an associate at the Pecabar Law Offices in 1993. He was a partner of the Ata Jacinto & Montales Law Offices before joining the Cayetano Sebastian (CASELAW) Law Offices in 2001. He is currently the Managing Partner of CASELAW. His practice areas include litigation, energy, information technology, real estate, immigration, corporate and tax. Atty. Jacinto also served as consultant to the Joint Congressional Power Commission, and Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Clean Water Act.
Isidro C. Alcantara Jr.
Anthony M. Te
Engr. Arsenio K. Sebial, Jr.
|President and Director
Justice Manuel M. Lazaro
Ge Lin (a.k.a. Gery Lam)
Atty. Remegio C. Dayandayan, Jr.
Atty. Hermogene H. Real
Terrel Y. Sy
Mr. Erwin Terrell Y. Sy was elected as the Investor Relations Officer on December 14, 2018 and was re-elected on October 28, 2019. He was elected as Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer on March 4, 2020, effective on March 7, 2020, and re-elected on October 20, 2020 and October 21, 2021.
Mr. Sy brings to ISOC over nine (9) years of Investment Banking experience covering multiple jurisdictions, raising both equity, quasi-entity and senior debt for multinational companies. Prior to joining ISOC, he was a Principal at Fortman Cline Capital Markets, where he led deal teams in several marquee Philippine M&A deals totaling over US$3.0 billion in the energy, infrastructure and logistics sectors.
He is an honors graduate of the BS Management Honors program of the Ateneo de Manila University.
Atty. Joan Musico
Atty. Joan C. Musico is currently a Legal Consultant to ISOC Holdings, Inc.
Atty. Musico previously held commercial counsel positions in Elevate Philippines (supporting a Fortune 500 company) and CBRE Philippines (supporting the APAC region). Prior to her in-house counsel positions, she was an associate lawyer in Puno and Puno Law Offices and NMGRA Law Offices.
Atty. Musico passed the 2006 Philippine bar examinations and was admitted to the Bar the following year.
Atty. Musico is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law (Order of the Purple Feather) and the University of the Philippines School of Economics (cum laude and admitted as a UP Oblation Scholar).
|Chief Information Officer
Lavinia C. Empleo-Buctolan
Ms. Lavinia C. Empleo-Buctolan was elected as Compliance Officer on September 7, 2021, effective September 8, 2021.
Prior to her current role as Group Controller for ISOC Holdings and its subsidiaries, she was former Controller for Global Business Power Corporation which is a leading independent power provider in the Visayas as well as former Controller for D.M Consunji, Inc. which is one of the Philippines best construction companies. Ms. Lavinia brings to ISOC over 20 years of extensive experience in the fields of finance, audit, and information technology.
She is a graduate of BBA – Accounting from Silliman University and a Certified Public Accountant.
Atty. Manuel Z. Gonzales
Atty. Manuel Z. Gonzalez was elected Corporate Secretary in January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 14, 2018, October 28, 2019, October 20, 2020 and October 21, 2021.
He is a Senior Partner in the Martinez Vergara & Gonzalez & Serrano Law Office since 2006 up to the present. Atty. Gonzalez was formerly a partner with the Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos Law Office until 2006. He has been involved in corporate practice and has extensive experience in securities, banking and finance law. He serves as Director and Corporate Secretary to many corporations including to companies in the Century Pacific Group since 1995, Nomura Philippines,Inc. since 2006 and ADP Philippines, Inc. since 2010.
Atty. Gonzalez graduated with honors and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from New York University and he has also received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, College of Law.
Gwyneth S. Ong
Atty. Gwyneth S. Ong was elected Assistant Corporate Secretary in January 10, 2018 and was re-elected on December 14, 2018, October 28, 2019, October 20, 2020 and October 21, 2021.
Atty. Ong is a Partner at Martinez Vergara Gonzalez and Serrano Law Office from 2015 up to the present, with extensive experience in a broad range of securities and capital market transactions.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management major in Legal Management from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines.
|Asst. Corp. Sec
Meryll Anne C. Yan
Ms. Meryll Anne C. Yan was elected Investor Relations Officer / Data Protection Officer on 4 March 2020, effective March 7, 2020, and was re-elected October 20, 2020, and October 20, 2021.
Ms. Yan is a multi-awarded marketer who started out her career in Unilever Philippines. Prior to her current role as head of marketing for ISOC Holdings, Inc. and ORCA Cold Chain Solutions, she was head of marketing for SM Ladies Fashion and was also the chief creative artist of a local creatives agency. Most of her working tenure was spent in fashion and publishing, where she rose in ranks to become group publisher and editorial director of the One Mega Group, the company that carries titles like MEGA, Meg, Bluprint and Lifestyle Asia.
She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the LIA-COM program of De La Salle University-Manila, majoring in AB Communication Arts and BSC Applied Corporate Management.
|Investor Relations Officer/Data Protection Officer
Rolando S. Santos
Atty. Diane Madelyn C. Ching
Reuben F. Alcantara
Leddie D. Gutierrez
|VP Internal Audit
Atty. Allesandra Fay V. Abarico
Vicente L. Araña
Mr. Vicente L. Araña was re-elected Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer in October 28, 2019, serving as such until March 4, 2020.
He previously served as Group Chief Financial Officer of ISOC Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries from 2018 until March 2020. Prior to joining ISOC, he was CFO of Solar Philippines and a renewable energy company in Ayala’s Energy and Infrastructure Group.
He has also held CFO posts with TKC Steel Corporation and Coal Asia, Inc. He graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Business Administration and Accountancy and has an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management.
|Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
Atty. Anna Margarita S. Bueno
Atty. Anna Margarita S. Bueno was elected assistant compliance officer on October 20, 2020.
She graduated cum laude with a degree in communications and a minor in Hispanic studies from Ateneo de Manila University in 2010, then obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo School of Law in 2014. She passed the Bar examinations the following year.
Thereafter, she worked for Bello Valdez Caluya Fernandez Law (formerly Jimenez Gonzales/ JG Law), focusing on employment law and litigation. She was an associate lawyer for the Legal Department of ISOC Holdings, Inc. and its various subsidiaries.
Previously, she was an editor and continues to write for CNN Philippines (among other publications) and is also a consultant for the Foundation for Media Alternatives, where she writes policy papers on cybercrime and freedom of expression and the press. She also consults for Government Watch (G-Watch), Inc., a non profit organization advocating for transparency and accountability in governance.
|Assistant Compliance Officer