HILARIO G. DAVIDE, JR.
Age 82; Filipino citizen; first elected Independent Director of Megawide on 18
September 2017; Chairman – Governance, Nominations and Compensation Committee; Member – Finance Committee, Board Risk Oversight Committee, Executive Committee, and Audit and Compliance Committee.
Mr. Davide obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines.
Mr. Davide was the former permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations in New York from February 2007 to April 2010. He also served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from November 1998 to December 2005. Mr. Davide was also the Commissioner of the 1986 Constitutional Commission.
He is currently an Independent Director and Vice Chairman of the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation and an Independent Director of the Philippine Trust Company. Lastly, Mr. Davide is a Trustee of the University of San Carlos in Cebu City.