PIA Press Release
PGMA inducts officers of KBP, RPN-9, IBC-13
Manila (5 February) -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inducted on Monday night (Feb. 4) the new set of officers of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) and those of television channels RPN-9 and IBC-13.
The induction, held at Malacanang's Rizal Hall, was witnessed by Presidential Management Staff (PMS) Secretary Cerge Remonde, himself a former KBP head, and Secretary Conrado "Dodie" Limcaoco, former head of the then Aquino-time People's TV-4 and now the chief of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).
Dressed in an embroidered red-orange gown, President Arroyo inducted the KBP national officers led by Butch Canoy, chair; Ruperto Nicdao, vice chair; Maloli Espinosa, president; Herman Barbano, EVP; Atom Henares, VP for TV; Manny Luzon, VP for radio; Joselito Yabut, corporate secretary; Fr. Manuel Bongayan, treasurer; and Engr. Armand Ursal, Antonio Ventosa and Albert Sikat, directors.
The IBC-13 officers were led by Remedios Petilla, chair; and Roberto del Rosario, president and CEO; while those of RPN-9 were headed by Antonio Albano, chair; and Orlando Mercado, president and CEO.
The KBP Manila chapter, on the other hand, was led by the following: Rey Langit, chair; Deo Macalma, vice chair; Manny Luzon, treasurer; and Gerry Zamudio, Angelo Palmones, Eli Saludar and John Manalili, directors. (OPS) [top]