Gerardo A. Borromeo is the Chief Executive Officer of the Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) Group of Companies.
Mr. Borromeo has been responsible for the development and implementation of the PTC Group’s strategic initiatives and business interests in shipping and maritime services, real estate development, energy and fuel distribution, healthcare, and aviation.
Mr. Borromeo is a board member of ICS, where he currently serves as Vice Chair. For two consecutive terms, Mr. Borromeo served as President of InterManager, an international trade association of global ship managers; the only Filipino to be elected to this leading post.
Mr. Borromeo is also Vice-President for External Affairs of the Filipino Shipowners Association, a private sector alternate Trustee for Overseas Shipping of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) of the Philippines and a member of the MARINA Multi-Sector Governance Council. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the PTC-CSJ Foundation and the US-Philippines Society based in Washington D.C.; a Trustee of the Santa Catalina School in California; and Chairman of the Executive Board and ex-officio member of the Board of Governors of the World Maritime University in Sweden.
For his invaluable contributions to the Philippine maritime industry, Mr. Borromeo was honored by MARINA with the TIMONEL Maritime Achievement Award in 2014. In 2015, he was the first Filipino to be awarded the distinguished Seatrade Personality of the Year Award at the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia.
Mr. Borromeo earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA and is currently a member of the Executive Board of the MIT Sloan School of Management. He continues to represent MIT as a Regional Chair and Educational Counselor for the Philippines and has been recognized with MIT’s George B. Morgan Award for sustained excellence in educational council activity.