Joaquin Quintos IV
Joaquin Quintos IV is currently a Senior Executive at First Philippine Holdings (FPH), a publicly listed Philippine conglomerate engaged in energy, property, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, and education businesses. He joined FPH in 2015 and is currently a board director in various operating subsidiaries of the group. He is primarily involved in many of the new business initiatives of FPH.
In his operational role, Mr. Quintos runs the group’s healthcare and education businesses. He is the President of the group’s various healthcare businesses, Asian Eye Institute, Philippine Impact Health, and Pi Health Manufacturing and Distribution Services. He is also the President of the group’s education business, First Industrial Science and Technology College. In addition, he also drives the digital technology initiatives of the group and served as the former President of Infopro Business Solutions, FPH’s in-house shared services unit.
Mr. Quintos was also the former President of IBM Philippines. He held various management positions during a successful 27-year career at IBM from 1982 to 2009, including assignments at IBM’s headquarters in Singapore and New York.
He currently holds various board positions in leading companies including Energy Development Corporation and AIA Philippines. He continues to be involved in education as a board trustee of De La Salle College of St. Benilde and University of St. La Salle. He is currently an independent director of The Filipino Fund and a trustee at the Ophthalmology Foundation of the Philippines, Knowledge Channel Foundation, and La Gota de Leche. He previously served as Board Chairman of De La Salle University Manila and was a former independent director of STI Education Services, iPeople, and AB Capital. He also serves as an advisor to many technology start-up companies in the Philippines and abroad.
A graduate of the University of the Philippines, Mr. Quintos earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, with cum laude honors. He participated and completed the New York Marathon in 2007.