LISTED health sciences firm Philab Holdings Corp. announced on Thursday the appointment of Jennifer
Bantang as the new chief executive officer of its unit Philab Industries, Inc.
Bantang graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) and obtained her Master’s degree in Business Administration at De La Salle University.
Prior to her new post as CEO, Bantang served as Philab Industries’ chief financial officer (CFO) from July 2016. In May 2017, she was appointed as the parent’s CFO.
Since January 2014, she has been serving as a director, corporate treasurer and CFO of Zamora Precision Industry Manufacturing Phils, Inc., a subsidiary of German firm Andreas Stihl AG & Co. She has also served as chief financial adviser of TigerAir Philippines, Inc. and senior manager for finance of Accenture Inc. in 2013.
Philab Industries is 93 percent-owned by Philab Holdings. It provides analytical and diagnostic services to medical professionals and patients on referral from a health care practitioner.
Philab Holdings on Wednesday announced the resignation of Thomas Navasero as its executive chairman effective immediately, citing health concerns.
Navasero, who took over the leadership of Philab Industries in 2013, steered the reverse takeover of Philab Holdings, Corp., the holding company previously known as Alterra Capital Partners, in 2016.