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PLM Board of Regents elects Atty. Jose Ngaw as new chairman

March 31, 2023 Marlon Purification 164 views

THE Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) Board of Regents has named Atty. Jose Ngaw as its chairman.

Atty. Ngaw has been a member of the PLM Board of Regents since 2019. Prior to this, he once served as legal counsel of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation or PhilHealth and held key positions in listed companies.

Regent Ngaw has been keen in initiating discussions for cross-border collaboration on education and research with international education institutions and helped welcome the officials of the National Cheng Kung University of Taiwan (NCKU) who visited PLM in October 2022.

He succeeds Dr. Francisco Roman, Jr. as Chairman of the PLM Board of Regents. Dr. Roman requested to step down from his post due to an illness.

The board is the highest decision-making body in the University.

“On behalf of fellow members of the PLM Board of Regents, I am thrilled to continue working with Atty. Jose Ngaw this time as board chairman. I am confident that the University is in good hands with him at the helm of the decision-making body,” PLM President and Board of Regents vice chairman Emmanuel Leyco said.

“PLM thanks Chairman Roman for his significant contributions and selfless service to the University,” President Leyco added.

Atty. Ngaw will serve the remaining years of the tenure of Immediate Past Chairman Roman.

Atty. Ngaw has many years of work experience in the corporate sector as well as NGOs. He was also a trustee at the University of the East and UERM Memorial Hospital.

Apart from Atty. Ngaw and President Leyco, the Board is composed of Regents Wilma Galvante, Atty. Relson Moral, and Division of City Schools – Manila Superintendent Maria Magdalena Lim.