GEMMA G. MERIN, CPA - Managing Director
Ms. Merin has over eighteen (18) years of experience in Finance, Audit, Treasury, Tax, Legal and Corporate Matters. Her expertise is Regulatory Compliance with various government agencies like the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Board of Investments, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Central Bank and various local government units. A Certified Public Accountant by profession, Ms. Merin received her degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Accounting in University of San Carlos, Cebu City. Graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a 7th placer in the May 1985 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examinations.
SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. (an Ernst and Young affiliate Company) Amkor Technology Philippines, Inc.(a multinational and largest subcontractor company of semiconductor devices in the Philippines) in 1990 and stayed for 13 years. Last position held is Director for Treasury & Corporate Affairs. It was in Amkor where she was exposed to various corporate strategies enhancing and maximizing enterprise value through mergers and acquisitions, utilizing foreign capital markets, devising strategies to optimize the value of real estate assets. She likewise provides leadership and direction setting to guarantee sound and effective management of company assets and financial resources. Systems familiarity includes Oracle Financials, AS/400 based FAMAS, Quickbooks, SAGE and Business One. She is very familiar on company mergers, consolidation of financial reports, US GAAP and 10K reporting (for publicly listed companies).