ALUMNA ASSUMES PRESIDENCY OF MAKATI MEDICAL CENTER

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AND NAMED ONE OF ASIA’S WOMEN OF STYLE AND SUBSTANCE

Date: September 7, 2020Posted by: Marionette Martinez

Atty. Pilar Nenuca Almira (HS 1970, BSC 1974) assumed the presidency of Makati Medical Center on 1 September 2020. The MMC became the premiere hospital of the Metro Pacific Investment Corporation's (MPIC) group of hospitals in 2007 following MPIC's investment in Medical Doctors, Inc., owner and operator of MakatiMed. Manuel V. Pangilinan has served as Chairman of the Board since then.

Another feather in Pilar’s cap is being chosen as one of 12 women of style and substance by the prestigious magazine, PeopleAsia.

The magazine chose Pilar (third from left) as the former president and CEO of Cardinal Santos Medical Center and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, two leading medical institutions actively waging war against COVID-19. She is also the newly appointed president and CEO of the Makati Medical Center.

Following are the 12 chosen women of style and substance: Atty. Pilar Almira, Grace Barbers-Baja, Dr. Lorena Caslib, Ruth Castelo, Michele Gumabao, Marie Josephine Ocampo, Marian Rivera, Ica Serafica, Rhea Anicoche Tan, Krizzia Ann Loyang Tanabe, Mayor Donya Tesoro, and Pinky Webb.