A Vancouver-based organization dedicated to the promotion of trade and investment between the Philippines and Canada has a new set of officers.
The Philippines Canada Trade Council or PCTC elected the following on August 28, 2019:
William Howie – Chair
Irvin Hilderbrand – Vice Chair
Melissa Briones – Secretary
Teresita Ireneo-Manalo – Treasurer
Mary Tecson – Assistant Treasurer
In a separate election on August 22, PCTC picked the following directors: Vicente Asuncion, Jr.,
Melissa Briones, Irvin Hilderbrand, William Howie, Richard Lai, Francisco Lingad, Anna Lu, Amado Mercado, Jr., and Mary Tecson.
The organization was established in 1983, with the objective of facilitating business ties between the Philippines and Canada.
PCTC also seeks to foster fellowship among its members, who are professionals and business people.