ABOUT US Our leadership People from diverse personal and professional backgrounds, united by passion for our purpose, drive STT GDC’s service and commitment to you. Executives Board of Directors Executives Executives Board of Directors LEADERSHIP Executives Carlo Malana Chief Executive Officer, STT GDC Philippines Carlo Malana Chief Executive Officer, STT GDC Philippines Carlo Malana is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of STT GDC Philippines, Globe's data centre joint venture partnership with ST Telemedia Global Data Centres and parent Ayala Corporation. Before being named CEO of STT GDC Philippines, he served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Globe Group, a digital solutions platform in the Philippines, with more than 87 million mobile and 3.5 million home broadband customers. With over 20 years in telecommunications across the United States, Mexico, and the Philippines, he has led both technology and business organizations in such diverse areas as strategy, program management, merger integration, retail, finance, customer operations, and sales. Jomai Solano Chief Financial Officer, STT GDC Philippines Jomai Solano Chief Financial Officer, STT GDC Philippines Jomai is STT GDC Philippines' Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Jomai previously headed Globe Finance's Subsidiaries Controllership team, a team that oversees the Globe Group's finance governance, prior to being appointed as CFO. He also held controller positions in Globe's other joint ventures, in addition to heading the accounting functions of multiple Globe portfolio companies. Jomai has a degree in Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Santo Tomas and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has more than 18 years of relevant experience in finance and accounting, spanning multiple industries and services. Chrissie Legaspi Head of Strategy Execution, STT GDC Philippines Chrissie Legaspi Head of Strategy Execution, STT GDC Philippines Chrissie is a results-driven leader with nearly two decades of experience in the IT industry. As the Head of Strategy Execution at ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (Philippines), she combines technical expertise with business acumen to spearhead transformational projects. As the former Head of Product for 917Ventures, a subsidiary of Globe Telecom, Chrissie played a pivotal role in creating numerous successful ventures that propelled the company's claim of being the biggest venture builder in the Philippines. Her technical background, comprehensive understanding of business strategies, product, marketing, and finance have been instrumental in navigating complex challenges and driving strategic growth. With a degree in engineering, majoring in electronics and communication, Chrissie's commitment to professional development is evident through her completion of executive business courses from Harvard and Wharton, complementing her Executive Master of Business Administration postgraduate degree from the Asian Institute of Management. Her certifications, including ITIL Expert, Fintech Expert, COBIT5, and PRINCE2, showcase her dedication to staying at the forefront of industry best practices. Eve Guerra Product Head, STT GDC Philippines Eve Guerra Product Head, STT GDC Philippines Eve is the Product Head of STT GDC Philippines, in charge of the creation of differentiated products and services that stay ahead of evolving data centre market needs. She brings with her extensive experience in the ICT space, in roles varying from product strategy, development and management. Prior to joining the Company in October 2022, Eve was with Globe Telecom, Inc.’s Enterprise Business group where she established and grew its SaaS business partnership with top Cloud providers. She was eventually tasked to grow Globe’s commercial data centres driving double-digit growth under her management. Eve holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the De La Salle University. Alex Fernando Operations and Fulfilment Head, STT GDC Philippines Alex Fernando Operations and Fulfilment Head, STT GDC Philippines Alex has been appointed to manage the overall STT Philippines Data Centre Operations including pre-sales and service fulfilment. He has over 30 years of ICT experience managing, designing, implementing and operating mission-critical IT infrastructure from internal and co-location data centres, cloud platforms and large networks. Prior to his STT appointment, he managed and operated Globe Telecom’s ISG Data Centers which hosted Tier-1 core telco applications such as BSS, OSS, loading, and charging platforms as well as the DR sites. He also headed Globe’s IT Infrastructure Build and Engineering team. His experience includes IT build and managing operations for financial services, system integrators, data centres, cloud service providers, BPO, public sector and container terminal operations. Pierre San Diego Design and Construction Head, STT GDC Philippines Pierre San Diego Design and Construction Head, STT GDC Philippines Pierre leads the construction of STT GDC Philippines' new data centre facilities and expansion projects as the company's Head of Design and Construction. A Philippine data centre industry veteran with over 15 years of experience in the design and construction of data centres and other mission-critical facilities, he has pioneered the use of new data centre technologies in the Philippines such as Lithium Ion batteries, fan-wall cooling systems, in-row coolers, and containerized data centre solutions among others. Pierre is also the first in the country to be certified as an Uptime Accredited Tier Designer (Uptime ATD). He is a licensed civil engineer who earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from the University of the Philippines. Melanie Santiago - De Vera Human Resources Head, STT GDC Philippines Melanie Santiago - De Vera Human Resources Head, STT GDC Philippines Mel is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of STT GDC Philippines. Mel has more than 15 years of HR experience. A certified project manager, she has led and has been part of several organization transformation initiatives across different industries from set-up, merger and acquisition, culture transformation to change management. Joining Globe in 2018, she was an HR Business Partner for Network Technical group, one of the biggest organization units of the company. She has also supported several other groups in the company, partnering with key leaders in driving their people agenda. Previously, she worked for IBM Business Services, leading a team of HR business partners and working with regional and global HR leaders as a Strategic HR Business Partner in the Philippines. Mel graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Social Sciences, majoring in Economics and Psychology. LEADERSHIP Board of Directors Bruno Lopez Director & President & Group Chief Executive Officer Bruno Lopez Director & President & Group Chief Executive Officer Bruno Lopez is President and Group Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). He has been responsible for the overall leadership, direction, growth, and development of the STT GDC group since its inception in 2014. He is also concurrently Deputy Chief Executive Officer at ST Telemedia (STT). Under his leadership, STT GDC has become one of the fastest-growing data centre providers in Asia and Europe. The company has built a substantial portfolio of integrated data centres across a global platform serving all the major cloud service providers and enterprises in Singapore, India, Thailand, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines; through VIRTUS Data Centres in the UK and Germany, and GDS in China. In addition to his role as President and Group CEO, Bruno also sits on the Board and chairs the Executive Committees in all these companies. Bruno has been instrumental in steering the company to achieve market leadership in significant economies, solidifying the STT GDC group's reputation as a prominent player in the global data centre industry. An industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and data centres industry, Bruno was most recently named to Capacity Media’s 2023 Power 100 list, recognising his contributions to the wholesale carrier and ICT industry. Bruno’s track record includes founding roles as the CEO and Executive Director of Keppel Data Centres where he played a key role in building up the company's growth and expansion in Asia and Europe. He also established the Securus Data Property Fund, an investment fund focused on data centre assets in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, and the Middle East, which later merged with Keppel Data Centres' assets during the company's SGX REIT listing. Bruno holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from the National University of Singapore and a Master’s from Rutgers University, USA. Rosemarie Maniego-Eala Chairman Rosemarie Maniego-Eala Chairman Rizza, Filipino, is the Chief Finance Officer, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer of Globe Telecom Inc. She joined Globe in February 1998. Her previous positions in the company were Assistant Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysis, President of GCash (G-Xchange Inc., a mobile-commerce subsidiary), and Senior Vice President for International Business. She has had extensive experience in financial planning and analysis, capital markets fund raising, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, strategic planning, business development, and setting up and managing start-ups. Prior to joining Globe, she was Deputy Research Head for Natwest Markets. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Management Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University. Ernest Cu Director Ernest Cu Director Ernest Cu is the President and CEO of Globe Telecom, Inc., the leading telecommunications company in the Philippines. Under his visionary leadership, Globe has outperformed industry growth with the company breaking records across all key product groups, brands and market segments, catapulting Globe as the number 1 mobile brand in the country. Prior to Globe, Ernest was President and CEO of SPi Technologies. At the cusp of the new millennium, he spurred the beginning of the BPO business model for the Philippines, earning him the recognition as one of the founding fathers of BPO in the country. Lauding his pioneering spirit, Ernst & Young named him ICT Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003. Ernest was recently hailed as the Best Telco CEO by London-based business magazine The Global Economics in its 2022 Awards. Definitely not a first for Cu, who was also named the Best Telecommunications CEO at the 2021 International Finance Awards, Asia’s Best CEO by Corporate Governance Asia at their 10th Asian Excellence Awards in 2020, and CEO of the Year at the Asia Communications Awards in 2017. Also in 2017, Cu was hailed as the Philippines’ Best CEO by Finance Asia; a a second for Cu, who first received the award in 2010. For five straight years (2013 to 2017), Cu was also included in the list of 100 most influential telecom leaders worldwide by London-based Global-Telecoms Business Magazine Power 100. Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific has also named him CEO of the Year twice, first in 2012, and again in 2017. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Management Engineering from De La Salle University in Manila, and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. Carlo Malana Director Carlo Malana Director Carlo Malana is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of STT GDC Philippines, Globe's data centre joint venture partnership with ST Telemedia Global Data Centres and parent Ayala Corporation. Before being named CEO of STT GDC Philippines, he served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Globe Group, a digital solutions platform in the Philippines, with more than 87 million mobile and 3.5 million home broadband customers. With over 20 years in telecommunications across the United States, Mexico, and the Philippines, he has led both technology and business organizations in such diverse areas as strategy, program management, merger integration, retail, finance, customer operations, and sales. Jaime Alfonso Zobel de Ayala Director Jaime Alfonso Zobel de Ayala Director Jaime Alfonso currently heads the Business Development and Innovation Units of Ayala Corporation. He is also the Co-Deputy Head of Corporate Strategy Group. He is a Board of Director of STT GDC Philippines, BPI Capital Corporation, MCT Berhard (Malaysia), AC Energy International Inc., AC Enexor Inc and AC Ventures Holdings Corp. He is the Chairman of Global Ideas Committee of the Makati Business Club and a member of the Investment Committee of Kickstart Ventures Inc. and 917Ventures. Prior to this, he was previously the Head of Fixed-Mobile Convergence (Product Management) and Head of Business Development (Prepaid Division) of Globe Telecom. He graduated from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA with a Primary Concentration in Government in 2013, and his Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in New York in 2019. Jonathan King Director Jonathan King Director Jonathan King is Group Chief Operating & Strategy Officer of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). In this role, he is responsible for leading the growth of STT GDC into new regions in addition to managing the existing portfolio of investments. Since joining STT GDC, Jonathan has been leading the establishment and expansion of STT GDC’s high quality platforms across 8 geographies with significant presence in Asia. Prior to joining STT GDC, Jonathan was instrumental in the formation and operation of Securus Data Property Fund (Securus) where he was co-CEO. Securus was an investment fund that developed a portfolio of high quality data centres across Asia Pacific and Europe. This business has since been listed on the SGX as Keppel DC REIT (SGX: KDCREIT). Prior to this, Jonathan was an Associate Director at Macquarie Bank focused on real estate investment banking. Jonathan has over 20 years of global investment experience in the data centre, finance, real estate and engineering industries. In the data centre space, he has led over US$3.0bn of transactions since 2011. Jonathan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Honours) from the University of Sydney, Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Finance and Investment from Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). He is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Maria Louisa Guevarra-Cabreira Director Maria Louisa Guevarra-Cabreira Director Filipino. Globe's Chief Commercial Officer. Issa has more than 20 years of solid experience growing new and existing businesses. She has been with Globe since 2008 and has held various senior leadership roles. Under her watch, Globe rose to Mobile leadership beginning in 4Q of 2016 and has held the No.1 position to this day. In August 2019, Globe announced the creation of 917Ventures, the largest corporate incubator in the country. Issa was appointed Managing Director of 917Ventures, tasked to create new businesses beyond telco and to oversee its current portfolio of non-telco brands such as GCash, KonsultaMD, and AdSpark. Issa established a strong foundation for 917Ventures and positioned it for growth by securing approval and funding from key shareholders of Globe, assembling the best team, and building the right infrastructure and processes. In October 2020, Issa was assigned back to Globe and by April 2021, she took on the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to Globe, Issa was in Kraft Foods, Philippines (now known as Mondelez). She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Management from the Ateneo de Manila University. Lionel Yeo Director Lionel Yeo Director In the role of Chief Executive Officer - Southeast Asia at ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC), Lionel Yeo is responsible for leading and growing our data centre business across Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and other new markets, as well as driving commercial strategy and product development in Southeast Asia. Lionel also served as VP for Corporate Development and Investments where he was responsible for new market investments, operational setup and strategy for the Group. Prior to that, he was General Manager for STT Tai Seng in Singapore, following a joint venture deal where he led the operational transition of the data centre business. Lionel has held various leadership roles across investment, operations, asset management, product and strategy in the data centre industry. Prior to joining STT GDC, he was Vice President, Investments in Keppel where he led and managed the development of data centre assets across Singapore and Australia. Lionel holds an Executive MBA from UCLA-NUS and Bachelor of Accountancy with Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.