The country’s first Hall of Fame Most Outstanding Chamber of Commerce—the Oro Chamber, successfully held its election of officers last November 11.
In a 7-6 close race, Ralph U. Paguio of the Cagayan de Oro City Electric and Power Light Company (CEPALCO), Inc. was elected as Chamber President for 2010. The other elected chamber officers are the following:
Dr. Hector San Juan, Helms Agri-business, as VP for Agri, Fishery & Mining Sector; Engr. Raymundo P. Reyes, (COC-Phinma)—VP for BSO Sector; Ma. Teresa R. Alegrio (STEAG State Power)—VP for Manufacturing & Industry Sector; Jeffrey T. Ang (Max’s Restaurant)—VP for Services Sector; Antonio D. Uy (Music Vision)—VP for Trade & Commerce Sector; Bans Gualberto (Ultracraft)—Secretary; Efren T. Uy (Cagayan Universal Hardware)—Treasurer; Rodolfo L. Meñes (Pueblo de Oro Corp.)— Immediate Past President (IPP);
Trustees are Dra. Fe R. Juarez (Capitol University), Eduardo; Alaba (Dynamic Pharmacy and DSAP); Engr. Cerael, Donggay (Bukidnon Hydro Project); Jessie Co (New CCH Hardware); PP Elpie M. Paras (Parasat CATV); and PP Mr. Ruben A. Vegafria (Hatrima Corp.).
The Oro Chamber Board is composed of 15 trustees representing five (5) sectors wherein each sector has three (3) representatives who will identify and deal with all the issues and concerns, respectively.
Incoming Chamber President Paguio is excited to serve the general membership of the Oro Chamber. Right after he was elected President, Paguio expressed his gratitude and also solicited the full support and cooperation of the other members of the Oro Chamber Board to be able to continue the group’s business policy advocacies and other business development and promotion programs to bring about more investments and developments so as to generate the needed jobs and revenues for the people in region 10 and the entire island of Mindanao.
The 2010 Oro Chamber Board of Trustees will take their oath and will be presented to the general membership during its 4th Quarter General Membership Meeting cum Christmas Party on December 4 at the Embassy Hall, VIP Hotel, this city. (Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Inc.)