Leadership

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MARIO T. MANANGHAYA

President & Chairman

Mario is a Certified Public Accountant with post graduate studies from international universities best known for developing senior business executives, Harvard Business School and the Asian Institute of Management. He had a successful career in the accounting profession and became a Philippine partner of three of the world’s largest accounting firms, namely the former Arthur Andersen & Co (SGV & Co.), former Coopers & Lybrand, and KPMG.

After his retirement from SGV & Co. as Head of the Audit Practice, he became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a company that pioneered in mobile telecommunications in the Philippines. His latest major role in accountancy was being Chairman and Managing Partner of KPMG Laya Mananghaya & Co. for several years until his retirement in 2007. At present, Mario is Chairman of KSearch Asia Consulting, Inc. and several other companies engaged in varied businesses. He is also a business advisor to various organizations in varied businesses.

 

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ANTONIO G. PEDRO

Chief Finance Officer

Tony, a Certified Public Accountant, is the Chief Finance Officer of KSearch. Throughout his work history, he has assumed the Chief Finance Officer role for various local and multinational companies, where he was overall responsible for finance, administration, and human resource functions. These companies include KPMG Laya Mananghaya & Co., Pilipinas Makro, Isla Communications, and Edward Keller Philippines, among others.

He has completed Management Development Programs from the Nijenrode University in The Netherlands, Columbia University in New York, and Sundridge Park Management Center in the United Kingdom.

 

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ROGER M. HERNANDEZ 

Vice President

Prior Leading Edge, Roger was the General Manager of Corporate Executive Search, Inc. where he was managing Executive Search & Professional Staffing groups as well as the affiliate Outsourcing & Contracting company. During this time, he was responsible for introducing change management in the company’s operations as well as successfully setting up & managing the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) business unit. He also championed the executive search practice for IT-BPM-GIC and consumer goods sectors. On the corporate space, he contributed to the growth initiatives of some of the reputable IT-BPM-GIC companies like Genpact Services LLC,  Aegis Aspire (former PeopleSupport) and TELUS International Phils. where he assumed the country level post in Talent Acquisition. Roger is a graduate of Business Administration from University of Santo Tomas and had units in MBA from De La Salle University.