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Aquino appoints new government officials

MANILA -- President Benigno Aquino III has appointed new officials in the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap).

The appointments were announced by deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte during a regular press briefing at Malacanang on Friday.

The Chief Executive signed the appointment letters of Teodulo R. Romo Jr. as DSWD Assistant Secretary; Javier R. Jimenez as Acting DSWD Assistant Secretary and Felino D. Castro V as Acting Director III of the DSWD. Romo will replace Parisya H. Taradji while Jimenez will succeed Mateo G. Montaño. Castro, on the other hand, will replace Jaime P. Eclavea.

He appointed Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo and Leonardo C. Reynoso as Director IV of the DSWD.

President Aquino also appointed John Cu Unjieng Andrews as Deputy Director-General of CAAP, which is under the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC). He replaced John Roa Andrews and his term of office is co-terminus with the appointing authority.

Other presidential appointees are Antonio M. Cailao, Dante B. Canlas, Bob D. Gothong, Victor S. Ziga, Ma. Gladys C. Sta. Rita, Potenciano V. Larrazabal Jr., Pedro A. Aquino Jr. and John Jimenez Arenas as members of the Board of Directors of the PNOC. Their term of office would end on June 30, 2013.

Aquino also appointed Cailao as PNOC president and chief executive officer; Ma. Gladys C. Sta. Rita, Herminio M. Alcasid Sr., Maria Carmina Cruz, Rizalina V. Lumbera and Ebert T. Bautista as directors of PNOC-Development and Management Corp. (PNA)


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