Past President, CACCI | Chairman, Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Ambassador Benedicto V. Yujuico is Chairman of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), and the Immediate Past President and Advisory Board member of the Confederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), a regional grouping of apex national chambers of commerce and industry, business associations and business enterprises in Asia and the Western Pacific.
During his Presidency, Ambassador Yujuico met with Prime Ministers, Presidents, Senior Government officials, and prominent businessmen from the 27 CACCI member countries. He is also a member of the General Council (Governing Body) of the ICC – World Chambers Federation, an ICC specialized division for its chamber of commerce members worldwide.
Ambassador Yujuico holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been a director of several commercial and savings banks as well as venture capital firms specializing in technology and telecommunications in the United States and elsewhere.
He is also the current Chairman of the Center for Reform and Development, Inc. which aims to promote a culture reform for the development of Filipino youth and, support a balance national development that will give equal opportunities for the Filipinos; thereby, providing sustainable avenues for the empowerment of the Filipino people; publishing written works to support the foregoing principles, advocacies and purposes without financial gain.
Simultaneously, Amb. Yujuico is Chairman of Istana Social Development Foundation Inc, an institution that promotes literacy among underprivileged but deserving and qualified individuals by granting scholarships, donating school buildings and supporting community-based enterprises in rural areas such as medical missions and livelihood programs.
His experience and involvement also includes real estate development such as IT parks, residential and commercial buildings including mixed used developments in addition to his investments in media networks and other technology companies in the United States.