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Rolando C. Gapud

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Executive Chairman, Del Monte Pacific Ltd.


Rolando C. Gapud is Executive Chairman of Del Monte Pacific Limited, a company listed on the Singapore and Philippines Stock Exchanges. He has over 35 years of experience in banking, finance and general management, having worked as CEO of several Philippines companies, notably Security Bank and Trust Company, Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corp and Greenfield Development Corp. He was also the COO of the joint venture operations of Bankers Trust and American Express in the Philippines.

He has served on the Boards of various major Philippines companies, including the Development Bank of the Philippines, and the development finance arm of the Philippines Government.

Mr. Gapud is the Chairman of the Board of Del Monte Foods, Inc, DMPL’s US subsidiary. He is also a Director of FieldFresh Foods Private Ltd, a joint venture of DMPL with the Bharti Group of India.

He holds a Master of Science in Industrial Management degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Asian Executive Board of the MIT Sloan School of Management.