Oscar Reyes joins Boards of Pioneer Companies
Former Manila Electric Company (Meralco) President and CEO Oscar S. Reyes accepted the invitation of the Pioneer group of companies to become a Board Member of Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation (PISC), and Pioneer Intercontinental Insurance Corporation (PIIC); and Board Advisor of Pioneer Life Inc. (PLI). He will also become a member of various Board committees of these Pioneer companies.
Reyes’ involvement with the Pioneer group dates back to December 2017, where he was Chairman of M Pioneer Insurance Inc., a joint venture between Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation and Meralco. He served as Chairman until his retirement from Meralco in May 2019.
Reyes brings with him a wealth of leadership experience, having held various key positions in some of the country’s leading companies in diverse industries, most notably as the Country Chairman of the Shell Companies in the Philippines, a position he held concurrently as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation and Managing Director of Shell Philippines Exploration B.V., operator of the Malampaya Deep Water Gas production facilities. Before joining the Shell Companies, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager of Philippine Petroleum Corporation, the first and only lubricating oil refinery in the country.
Presently, he is the Chairman of Link Edge, Inc. Reyes is also a member of the Advisory Boards of PLDT, Inc. and Basic Energy Corporation, and the Council of Advisers of Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). He is Chairman of Pepsi Cola Products Philippines, Inc. Additionally, he sits as an Independent Director of Manila Water Company, PLDT Communications and Energy Ventures, Inc., Cosco Capital Inc., D.M. Wenceslao & Associates Inc., Sun Life Financial Plans, Inc., Sun Life Prosperity Funds, Grepalife Mutual Funds, Team Energy Corporation, Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corporation and Subsidiaries, among other firms.
He is a Board Trustee of the Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc., and El Nido Foundation, Inc.
With his new roles as Board Member and Advisor, Reyes adds insight and vision, no doubt bolstering Pioneer’s position as a major industry player.
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