Audit Committee

The Audit Committee functions assists the Board of Commissioners in performing their duties and responsibilities regarding supervision of the Board of Directors’ management of the Company

Sonny Kalona

Audit Committee Vice Chairman

Mr. Sonny Kalona was appointed as Independent Commissioner in June 2010.

Mr. Sonny Kalona was appointed as Independent Commissioner in June 2010.

He joined Darya-Varia as Director in 1994, became President Director in 1995, Vice President Commissioner from 2000 to 2002 and from 2002 to 2010 he was a Senior Advisor of the Company.

He began his career as Director of PT Wigo Manufacturing Pharmacists in 1977 while holding executive positions at several other companies. He graduated with MBA from New York University in 1977.

Gilbert Valencia Aguillon

Audit Committee Member

Mr. Aguillon was appointed as Audit Committee member in 2013.

Mr. Aguillon was appointed as Audit Committee member in 2013.

He obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Far Eastern University, Manila and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from University of Nueva Caceres. His career as a CPA started as Auditor at Isla Lipana & Co. (Price Water House Coopers) in 1999, moving in 2002 to A.E. Jimenez & Co. as Auditor, later becoming Supervisor Auditor in 2005 and as Audit Partner in 2012 until now.

Francis B. Tupue

Audit Committee Member

Mr. Francis B. Tupue was appointed as Audit Committee member in 2014.

Mr. Francis B. Tupue was appointed as Audit Committee member in 2014.

He obtained Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from University of the East, Manila and Management Development Program from Asian Institute of Management, Manila. He has been a Senior Partner at Zuniga, Tupue & Company since 2005 until now.

He served as Auditor since 1990 until 2000, later becoming Partner in 2000 until 2005 at B. Barbasal & Company. In 1985 until 1990, He was assigned as Internal Auditor at Manufacturing Firm.