President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the nomination of Director Manuel R. Gaerlan as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Clark Development Corporation (CDC).
Malacanang has announced the appointment in a letter signed by Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea dated January 11, 2021. The letter was addressed to the members of the CDC Board of Directors (BOD).
The CDC BOD, executives and staff regard the appointment as a welcome development. For her part, Engr. Mariza O. Mandocdoc, Officer-In-Charge, Office of the CDC President, said she is thankful that President Duterte appointed a new President and CEO from the members of the CDC BOD.
“Director Gaerlan is very much aware of the opportunities and challenges that Clark faces. With his inspiring leadership, CDC will be able to accomplish much much more for Clark and its stakeholders,” Mandocdoc said.
Gaerlan will take his Oath of Office as CDC President and CEO on Thursday, January 14, 2021 during a special organizational meeting of the CDC BOD.