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About The Araneta Group


Mission

To be a progressive, diversified and socially responsible group anchored on property, food and leisure, committed to providing globally competitive products and services to the greatest number.

Having faith in Divine Providence and in our capabilities.

Vision

To be the leader in our chosen fields by creating value through change, utilizing our empowered workforce, appropriate technology, and our group’s knowledge capital. To be committed to a culture of excellence, integrity, loyalty and pride.


Overview

The Araneta Group is a progressive and diversified group of companies anchored on food, leisure, and property development. With a long history of embarking on business ventures that are characterized as the first, the biggest, and the best in its class, and with more than 70 years of diverse business experience, the Araneta Group is prepared to take up the challenges of the 21st Century. The group’s 8,000 officers and employees are committed to a culture of excellence, integrity, loyalty, and pride.

The Araneta Group is composed of five strategic business units, namely the Araneta Center Inc., Philippine Pizza Inc., Uniprom Inc., Araneta Hotels Inc., and Progressive Development Corporation.

  • Araneta Center, Inc. (ACI)

Araneta Center, Inc. is the owner, developer and manager of the Araneta Center, a 35-hectare (90 acre) retail, entertainment, residential, and office development situated at the center of Metro Manila. Araneta Center brings in an estimated 1,000,000 visitors daily, and has 2,108 tenants in over 1.1 million square meters of shopping area. Learn more.

  • Philippine Pizza, Inc. (PPI)

Philippine Pizza Inc. is the franchise owner of Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and Dairy Queen, operating over 250 restaurants nationwide. Worldwide, Pizza Hut is the largest and most recognized pizza chain with over 12,500 restaurants in more than 90 countries. Taco Bell and Dairy Queen are also number one in their respective categories. Learn more.

  • United Promotions, Inc. (Uniprom)

Uniprom Inc. (UI) manages the leisure and entertainment ventures of the Araneta Center: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Kia Theatre, TicketNet Online, Gateway and Ali Mall Cineplex. Learn more.

  • Progressive Development Corporation (PDC)

As the overall management arm of the Araneta Group, Progressive Development Corp. provides the overall strategic direction and shared services. PDC is also involved in formulating business development plans for the Group. Learn more.

  • Araneta Hotels Inc. (AHI)

Araneta Hotels Inc.is the owner and developer of the deluxe businessman’s hotel Novotel–Manila Araneta Center, the first Novotel brand of AccorHotels in the country. Learn more.


The Araneta Group Management

  • JORGE L. ARANETA
    CEO, Chairman and President
  • JUDY A. ROXAS
    Vice Chairman
  • RINFREDO B. DE LA CRUZ
    COO, Araneta Center, Inc.
    EVP, Progressive Development Corporation
  • TECK HUAK LIM
    COO, Philippine Pizza Inc.
  • IRENE L. JOSE
    OIC, Uniprom Inc.
  • BERND SCHNEIDER
    General Manager, AHI

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTS

  • JOHN PETER CHICK B. CASTELO
  • ANTONIO T. MARDO, CSM
  • KENNETH A. MONDERO
  • JANET RUTH M. SOLSOLOY
  • MARIA ROSALITA M. HERRERA

VICE PRESIDENTS

  • ROMMEL R. BLANCO
  • ERRYL JOHN E. RAMOS
  • JULIANA I. CASTRO
  • EMMANUEL S. FABIAN, CSM
  • LORNA D. FABIAN
  • JORGE A. FORES
  • JOSE AMADO A. FORES
  • MA. VICTORIA A. FORES
  • NOEL B. LEONOR
  • JOSEPHINE A. MARTINEZ
  • MORRIEL A. ABOGADO, CSM

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

  • JOSEPH LEMUEL R. RAZ
  • ATTY. PHILIP U. ANG
  • ILUMINADA M. NATIVIDAD
  • TOMAS V. SAN PEDRO

CONSULTANTS

  • GREGORIO R. VIGILAR
  • J. ROWELL L. RECINTO
  • ROMEO M. TAN
  • FELIX MANUEL T. TREBOL
  • ARCH. EDGAR A. CASTRO
  • VIRGILIO D. IGNACIO
  • OLIVER IAN E. ATIENZA
  • TITO LUIS A. DACANAY