Our Company

Board of Directors

Hideki Tanifuji, Chairman

Mr. Tanifuji, 46, founded the company in May 2015. He is one of the founding members of M&A Corporate Advisory and served as its M&A Advisory Director from 2007 to 2014. Prior to his involvement in the M&A Corporate Advisory, he was also a Corporate Officer and M&A Consultant at M&A Capital Partners, which was eventually listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2013, and now has the market capital of about $1.5B. He closed more than 50 deals, and worked in different industries globally in his years of experience in M&A.

Dinah B. Ilagan, Director

Ms. Ilagan, 40, graduated from the University of Makati with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Marketing. In 2019, she attended the Mergers and Acquisitions program offered by the Ateneo De Manila University Graduate School of Business Center for Continuing Education. She started her career as a Head Supervisor in Unica Hija Corporation from 2003 to 2005. Then, she worked as Store Head Supervisor in Suyen Corporation from 2005 to 2006. She, then, became a reservation officer at Nissan Rent-A-Car from 2006 to 2007. Prior to joining AMAL in 2015, she entered the banking industry and served as Sales Head Executive at BPI-Philam Bancassurance Corp. from 2008 to 2014.

Shaela Mae M. Claveria, Director

Ms. Claveria, 27, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Consultant (CFC). She graduated with a degree in BS Accountancy from the University of Santo Tomas in 2015, and she passed the CPA licensure exam the same year. In 2018, she attended the 46th CFC program held by the Institute of Financial Consultant Philippines (IFC PH) and earned the CFC designation after successfully passing the examination in 2019. She also attended the 60th Financial Modeling Masterclass program held by IFC-PH in 2020. Prior to joining AMAL, she was a Tax Associate in SGV & Co. where she became involved in Philippine and US taxation and immigration.

Atty. Karlon V. Pambid, Director

Atty. Pambid, 34, obtained his A.B. Philosophy from San Pablo Major Seminary in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Laws from San Beda University in 2013. He passed the Philippine Bar Examination on November of 2013 and has been practicing as Corporate Lawyer for more than five (5) years. He is the Managing Partner of the Pambid Cruz Law Office, and he also serves as Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary to the following companies: One World Japanese Language Training Center, Inc., One World Human Resources Development Inc., Four Nais Manpower Agency Inc., Reiwa Business Consultancy OPC, Kare Global Manpower Services Inc., RBT Consulting Services Inc., JVES Inc., Carteknik Auto Service Center Inc., Laouiebev Sports Apparel Inc., Responsive Business Consultancy Services Inc.EG-Cool Philippines, OPC., Filix & Fields Business Services Inc., Emiyus Philippines Foundation Inc., WTTBP Holdings Inc., Hideki Tanifuji Foundation Inc., and Nissho BGC Holding Inc.

Christine Joy David, Director

Ms. David, 27, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Bookkeeper. She graduated from the Adamson University with the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Accountancy, and she is currently pursuing further studies in Juris Doctor - Law at the Arellano University School of Law. She became a Certified Bookkeeper in 2012 and passed the CPA licensure exam in 2016. She worked as an Accountant in SM Foundation Inc from October 2013 to March 2014, then, she became an Accounts Payable Specialist in San Miguel Properties Inc. from March to October 2014. Prior to her involvement in AMAL, she was an accountant of Arcadis Design and Consultancy.

Atty. Joanna May Casita, Independent Director

Ms. Casita, 31, obtained her Bachelor of Science in Legal Management in San Beda College in 2010 and earned her Bachelor of Laws in University of the East in 2014. From October 2010 to January 2016, she rendered paralegal services in the Integrated Bar of the Philippines-National Center for Legal Aid (IBP-NCLA), then from March to October 2016 employed in the Supreme Court of the Philippines as contractual legal clerk. From October 2016 to present, she is currently an Associate at the Baluyot Law Office, an external counsel for Sun Master Sales Corporation and Super Miler Sales Corporation, and a Legal Consultant in DENR-Land Management Bureau. She passed the Philippine Bar Examination November of 2016.

Samuel Poblete, Independent Director

Mr. Poblete, 63, has almost 32 years of extensive banking experience. Mr. Poblete became a Certified Public Accountant in 1979. Prior to 2016, he served as external auditor in SGV and Company, Auditor in charge in Negros Navigation Co., Inc, Senior Manager and Head of Kamuning Branch in Bank of Commerce and First Vice President & Chief Internal Auditor in Philippine Veterans Bank. From June 2016 to June 2017, he was Senior Vice President and Branch Audit Group Head in Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation. Mr. Poblete is currently acted as Vice Chairman of the Board of Director ARCom Asia Plus and Director and President in FoodWeb Corp. 

Officers

Hideki Tanifuji, President

Mr. Tanifuji, 46, founded the company in May 2015. He is one of the founding members of M&A Corporate Advisory and served as its M&A Advisory Director from 2007 to 2014. Prior to his involvement in the M&A Corporate Advisory, he was also a Corporate Officer and M&A Consultant at M&A Capital Partners, which was eventually listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2013, and now has the market capital of about $1.5B. He closed more than 50 deals, and worked in different industries globally in his years of experience in M&A.

Shaela Mae M. Claveria, Treasurer

Ms. Claveria, 27, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Consultant (CFC). She graduated with a degree in BS Accountancy from the University of Santo Tomas in 2015, and she passed the CPA licensure exam the same year. In 2018, she attended the 46th CFC program held by the Institute of Financial Consultant Philippines (IFC PH) and earned the CFC designation after successfully passing the examination in 2019.  She also attended the 60th Financial Modeling Masterclass program held by IFC-PH in 2020. Prior to joining AMAL, she was a Tax Associate in SGV & Co. where she became involved in Philippine and US taxation and immigration.

Atty. Karlon V. Pambid, Compliance Officer

Atty. Pambid, 34, obtained his A.B. Philosophy from San Pablo Major Seminary in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Laws from San Beda University in 2013. He passed the Philippine Bar Examination on November of 2013 and has been practicing as Corporate Lawyer for more than five (5) years. He is the Managing Partner of the Pambid Cruz Law Office, and he also serves as Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary to the following companies: One World Japanese Language Training Center, Inc., One World Human Resources Development Inc., Four Nais Manpower Agency Inc., Reiwa Business Consultancy OPC, Kare Global Manpower Services Inc., RBT Consulting Services Inc., JVES Inc., Carteknik Auto Service Center Inc., Laouiebev Sports Apparel Inc., Responsive Business Consultancy Services Inc.EG-Cool Philippines, OPC., Filix & Fields Business Services Inc., Emiyus Philippines Foundation Inc., WTTBP Holdings Inc., Hideki Tanifuji Foundation Inc., and Nissho BGC Holding Inc.

Christine Joy David, Corporate Secretary

Ms. David, 27, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Bookkeeper. She graduated from the Adamson University with the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Accountancy, and she is currently pursuing further studies in Juris Doctor - Law at the Arellano University School of Law. She became a Certified Bookkeeper in 2012 and passed the CPA licensure exam in 2016. She worked as an Accountant in SM Foundation Inc from October 2013 to March 2014, then, she became an Accounts Payable Specialist in San Miguel Properties Inc. from March to October 2014. Prior to her involvement in AMAL, she was an accountant of Arcadis Design and Consultancy.



Board Committees
Corporate Governance Committee

Atty. Joanna May Casita, Chairman

Members:

Samuel Poblete

Atty. Karlon V. Pambid

Executive Committee

Hideki Tanifuji, Chairman

Members:

Dinah B. Ilagan

Christine Joy David

Risk and Audit Committee

Samuel Poblete, Chairman

Members:

Atty. Joanna May Casita

Shaela Mae M. Claveria

Organizational Chart



AMAL Organizational Chart






Corporate Structure








Shareholdings Structure