Mr. Manuel Paras Engwa was appointed as Commissioner in May 2011. Mr. Engwa previously served as President Director of Darya-Varia from June 2002 until June 2010. Since 2009 he has been Corporate Senior Vice President of United Laboratories, Inc.
Since 1997, he serves as Director in a number of pharmaceutical companies affiliated with the Unilab Group of Companies. During t he period of 1997 to 2008, Mr. Engwa served as Senior Vice President for Regional Operations of United Laboratories, Inc.
Mr. Engwa finished the Master Program in Economics at Xavier University in 1969 and attended the Masters Program in Industrial Economics in 1970 to 1972 at University of Asia and the Pacific in Manila, Philippines.
Currenty he also serves as Board of Trustee of Xavier University.