Biomed Society Of The Philippines
Luis Ramon Rodriguez, MD, MDM
Dr. Luis Ramon V. Rodriguez (LRVR) serves as the Founder and guiding light of several medical companies through Karl Group Holdings Corporation. Each subsidiary form part of his advocacy in bringing quality and advanced healthcare, medical education, health care insurance, and other medically related projects all over the Philippines. By profession, LRVR is an ENT-Head and Neck Surgeon, an established medi-preneur, doing medical business for more than 25 years, who also served as a board member in various organizations and hospitals local and international. LRVR played an active role in promoting health & wellness by being the founding member/board of directors of various organizations. His latest project involves building 100-bed hospitals and organizing a group to setting-up Multi-specialty and Managed Care Centers in different regions. His love for technology led him to form an alliance with many organizations in his passion to promote access to transportation, education, agri-aqua, and many other industries using Information Technology (IT) as its highway and platform. Reliving the memory of his dad, LRVR always quotes, Philippians 3:14, “He who began a good work in you, will be faithful to complete it in you until the day of Christ Jesus.
DR. Carl Balita
CEB Group of Companies/VP for Health Sciences Panpacific University Carl E Balita Institute of Health Sciences
Carl E. Balita is the Chairman of CEB Group of Companies which includes review centers all over the Philippines and abroad and spa centers. He is also the president of Asian Academy for Applied Entrepreneurship and director of the Spotlight Artist Center. As a movie producer, he released in 2007 the film Nars and in 2017 the film Maestra. As an advocate of entrepreneurship, he is a familiar trainor at the University of the Philippines – Institute for Small Scale Industry.
He graduated in University of Santo Tomas (UST) for Nursing degree and took his master in nursing and Doctor of Education in Pamantasan Ng Lungsod ng Maynila. Dr. Balita obtained Executive Program in International Management from Stanford University and National Universiy of Singapore and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from De La Salle University – College of St. Benilde
Pastor Arnold Allanigui
Corporate Social Secretary
Karl Group Holdings Corp.
Mr. Arnold Allanigui is a father of three wonderful children and married to a missionary educator.
For more than two decades “Amazing Arnold”, a name that has become his identity as a missionary pastor, professional magician, ventriloquist, actor, director, photographer, and film producer has also engaged in digital marketing, public relations and business.
He is the founding chairman of Fellowship of Christian Magician Philippines in 2011 and one of the founders of Papetirs Club International Philippines and International Ventriloquist Society Philippines. He represented the country and took home prizes at various ASEAN puppet festivals, among them the Silver Award for the Best Solo Performer at the 2015 Hanoi ASEAN Puppet Festival in Vietnam, the Best Comedy Show, and the Best Actor nomination at the 2019 Kuching, Malaysia World Puppet Carnival. He has already appeared on most television networks and at significant events both here and abroad.
He devotes a significant portion of his time to church ministries, school chaplaincy, and the Christian mission initiative "HAYO," which is derived from Matthew 28:19–20, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations…”. He spearheads its concerted efforts to preach Christianity and extend help to indigenous people and disadvantaged children.
He lives fully as an ambassador of Jesus Christ and has dedicated his gifts, talents and every opportunity to share the Gospel to others.
He currently serves as the Corporate Social Officer of Karl Group Holdings Corp. and the Executive Assistant of KARL's Chairman, Dr. Luis Ramon Rodriguez
Wilfredo S. Tagle M.D., MMHoA, FPAMS, FPUA, FPCS
The Urology Center Of World Citi Medical Center
Dr. Tagle is the Chairman of the Urology Center of World Citi Medical Center.
Richard M. Caballero
Healthy Mind Solutions
Richard M. Caballero started Healthy Mind Solutions to remove the stigma of mental illness and bring world-class mental health solutions to the Philippines. Born in the Philippines, he has lived and worked in North America (Toronto, Canada), Asia (Hong Kong/Manila) and Europe (Germany) for over 30+ years and has led award-winning multinational teams covering regions in over 50+ countries.
Richard brings over 25+ years’ experience of international Sales, Marketing, Finance, Product Management and Business development working for global technology companies such as Hewlett Packard, Corel, Ingram Micro, Aimetis and Digifort.
At Ingram Micro Canada, he led two different marketing and sales teams to win back-to-back Encore Award for Ingram North America, awarded by this Fortune 100 company to its top contributor each year, culminating to Mr. Caballero receiving the Global Award of Excellence, the highest individual company award.
As the Global Vice President of Sales for Aimetis – a Canadian security software company, he led his team to one of Deloitte and Touche’s Top 50 fastest growing companies in Canada and Top 500 fastest growing companies in North America, heading a multinational global sales and marketing team from Brazil, France, UK, India, Dubai, Germany, China, Singapore and USA. Richard is also a serial entrepreneur having founded and funded start-ups both in Canada and the Philippines, assuming the role of CEO/President in 3 other start- up companies. His interest and expertise are with launching new disruptive technologies in the global market. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce at York University in Toronto, Canada and finished his MBA from the Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto, Canada’s top MBA school, where he received the Dean’s Merit Award and Scholarship.
MR. Rey Villalobos Dimaano
Centuria Medical Makati City
Century City, Makati City
Rey Villalobos Dimaano started his career in the Healthcare industry in 1992 as a Medical Representative for Biomedis, Inc , a division of United Laboratories. His outstanding sales performance through the years have garnered him multiple awards and citations.
In 2006, Rey Dimaano joined St. Luke’s Medical Center as Marketing Director where he handled and spearheaded corporate accounts acquisition, medical tourism initiatives, physician marketing, and business development. In 2010, with the opening of St. Luke’s Global city, he was promoted as Head of Marketing and Business Development for both St. Luke’s Quezon City and Global City. He was also handpicked by the President to concurrently head a new division – Strategic Management and Corporate Planning Group. Some of his notable achievements include multiple institution-wide promos, the creation of extensive healthcare packages, and the setting up of a referral office in Guam.
Presently, Rey Dimaano is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Centuria Medical Makati which by all measures is currently the country’s largest, grandest, and most comprehensive outpatient medical facility.
Rey Graduated with an Accounting degree from San Beda College. He has earned MBA units from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, and has completed a Management Development Program from the Asian Institute of Management.
With his outstanding performance in recent years, Mr. Dimaano was also concurrently elected as Chairman and President of Centuria Medical Makati Condo Corporation last October 2021.
Michael H. Deakin
President & CEO
Lifeline 16-911 Medical
Lifeline is the biggest, fastest, most reliable private ambulance company in the Philippines. For 27 years, we have lived up to our mission and vision of providing reliable and efficient emergency medical response services to those in need of it. With over 450,000 lives saved, ours is a name trusted by Manila’s top hospitals, malls, schools, highways, premiere residential villages and business districts, and by the over 5M members we cover within these areas.
Our world-class ambulances are virtual Emergency Rooms on Wheels and fully equipped to respond to life-threatening situations with an average response time of 12 minutes. Once we get to our patient’s side, our focus shifts to stabilizing and transporting him to the nearest hospital or to the hospital of his choice. Our qualified teams of doctors, nurses and EMTs handle the emergency with expertise and care from the second we receive the call. This includes making sure all our patients are thoroughly endorsed to the receiving hospital and to thedoctors on-duty. Because of our sizeable network of doctors and hospitals, Lifeline can ensure that our patients will have a room and a receiving doctor.
Our reputation and competence have given us the honor of providing ambulance and medical support to VIPs, US Presidents, the Prime Minister of Australia, Canada and Japan, and our favorite, Pope Francis. We are also contracted to cover tournaments, concerts and other major and specialized events in Metro Manila.
MR. Eric Yam
Founder and VP
Chair Of Trade Division Malaysia Chamber Of Commerce And Industries Phil, Inc./ Country Head Of Healthy Mind Solutions/ Director Lifekit Philippines/ Philippine Commissioner Gtrade 21-uk
Mr. Eric Yam is a Malaysian that has been based in the Philippines since 2009. An advocate of emergency preparedness, he developed solutions to help save lives, and founded LifeKit in 2014, which has become the current leading emergency kit brand in the Philippines.
In 2017, Eric founded the Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industries Philippines, a non-profit organization and is its current Vice President and Chair for Trade working closely with the Malaysian Embassy’s Trade Division based in Manila.
A practitioner of positive thinking and being a mentor to several millennials who are now making waves in various industries, Eric joined Healthy Mind Solutions as the Country Head for the Philippines dedicated to help save minds as well as saving lives because in today’s “New Normal” mental wellness is becoming an unseen emergency that are affecting lives too.
Prior to graduating from the prestigious Penang Free School (High School), he was offered a full Government Scholarship to (UPM) University Putra Malaysia and simultaneously extended his studies personally with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and was an Associate Member of MIM (Malaysian Institute of Management).
Dr. Rylan Flores is a well-known speaker and lecturer on Osteoporosis and Arthritis in various organizations such as International College of Surgeons, Philippine Academy of Medical Specialist, Philippine Medical Association.
He is a consultant in several hospitals, charity institutions in Metro Manila and the Founding Chairman of the Philippine Society for Bones and Joints Care.
MR. Davy Goh
Passion Ventures and Dl Bio-medical Ventures Ltd.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a Major in Accounting from the University of Calgary (CANADA) in 1987, Mr. Goh’s 30 years career started and included stints at UPS, and global banks such as CS First Boston, Citibank N.A. and ABN AMRO Bank. I spent 12.5 years at DBS (Development Bank of Singapore) as Senior Vice President of Corporate Banking. His experience includes formulation of business strategies, product management such as Treasury, Trade Finance, Cash management, Factoring, Hire Purchase and corporate lending as well as commercial cards. He was also a member of asset and liabilities committee and made quarterly presentations to Board of Directors on Business Performance. In the last 6 years with UCF group, He have been appointed as a Regional CEO for Singapore and South-East Asia, working with Fintech companies to expand their geographic reach and strategic alliance with a strong focus on customer acquisition and financial performance.
Dr. Junyu Ra graduated with a degree in BS in Nuclear Engineering in Seoul National University, Korea and Ph.D. in Applied Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
With his vast experienced in Semiconductor, Hard Disk Drive, LED & LCD, Digital X-ray and Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging, he is also the Founder of BMR Corporation(USA), and Radisen Co., Ltd.(Korea). Dr Ra is also a donor to TDF, a phil ngo that helps detect tuberculosis in the Philippines, TDF is tropical disease foundation based in Makati.
Renato "Rene" Bocaya , MS , MBA
Founder & President
Genasia Biotech LL Corp.
With over 30+ years experience in International Biopharmaceutical & Medical Device Marketing (Asia and North America. His project is nationwide in scope and deals with pre-eclampsia.
- * Executive positions held: Regional Business Manager (North U.S.A.- Canada); Market & Business Dev’t. Director (Asia Pacific Rim); Coagulation Product Manager
- * Companies: Speywood USA; Aventis Behring(Centeon); Asiana Healthcare (NY); Bristol Myers [Mead Johnson].
- * Advocacy & Civic Organizations: BBCFNY (Breast Cancer Awareness) 32* Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, PP Rotary Club, Lions Club NY: JCI.
Antonio "Tony" Jimenez
Chairman & Ceo
Mr. Tony is the Chairman-CEO of Pharmaceia Jimenez Corporation (Pharmaceutical Company engaged in Ethical Marketing).
MA. Aleli Pansacola
Chairman & Ceo
Daila Herbal Community Enterprise Inc.
With a mission and a goal, Ma. Aleli V. Pansacoloa pursues the advocacy of hilot, the ancient Filipino healing art, as a recognized technology of global standards, side by side among other modalities of healing.
Joel C. Mallari, RMT
Vice President, Medical Networks
Carespan Asia Inc.
A Registered Medical Technologist with 30+ years overall experience in Sales Operation, Marketing and Distribution roles, managing Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Digital Healthcare (Telemedicine) business from Multinational and National organizations. Joel has background in being in a hands on Sales Operations, Marketing, Distribution Head post that provide leadership role at various levels in the organization; and involved in strategic planning, developing and implementing sales and marketing strategies.
A transformational leader, hands on people management, deeply involved in people training and development, succession planning, recruitment and on boarding.
A track record on year-on-year double digit revenue growth, financial acuity on P&L management, A&P, OPEX, demand and inventory planning, and focused AR/collection management.
Notable achievements include starting up the Medical Device business for Getz Healthcare (Getz Bros Philippines Inc). Joel started out with 15 people and the business had a value of < USD1.0m. With an depth business acumen on expansion market services, he was able to grow the business to USD 7.5M with an increased organization headcount of 55. Managed 9 business representing various therapeutic segments (Surgical, Cardio and Vascular, Hospital Disposables, Molecular Diagnostics and LifeScience) in both consumable and capital equipment business.
New business development, responsible in acquiring 5 new principal accelerating medical device business growth 3 folds. Direct management of cross-cultural principal in the APAC region.
Quality Management Process: Led the Medical Device division to ISO TUVSUD 2018 accreditation and renewal in 2019. Monthly QMO review, Risk and Opportunity Assessment review and update. Conduct periodic Principal business and service contract review. Ensure compliant to local and regulatory guidelines (APACMed, FDA, etc) on ethical sales and marketing practices.
Other areas of expertise include improvement and creation of systems and processes that will help achieve sustainable business goals and objectives as well as satisfy both internal and external customers. Joel is also adept in starting up businesses, his most notable ones being: starting up Xeno Pharmaceuticals (setting up operational systems and processes) and starting up the Vaccines business and ValueHealth business with GlaxoSmithkline Phils Inc.
Former Sales Director for Getz Bros Philippines (under Getz Healthcare), Joel also serves as the Medical Device Country Head and is mainly responsible for developing and maintaining Getz Healthcare Medical Device business throughout the country, focused on maximizing sales and profits in the short and long term for business partners (principals) as well as own brands.