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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 Property Development, Food Service, Leisure, and Hospitality. 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 108 years of diverse business experience, the Araneta Group is prepared to take up the challenges of the 21st Century.

The Group’s 12,000-strong workforce is 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., PPI Holdings Inc., Uniprom Inc., Progressive Development Corporation, and Araneta Hotels Inc.

  • Araneta Center, Inc. (ACI)

Araneta Center, Inc. is the owner, developer and manager of the Araneta Center. Built and developed on a 35–hectare (90 acre) property right at the heart of Metro Manila, The Araneta Center is a hub of retail, entertainment, residential, hospitality, and office developments that sees an estimated 1,000,000 visitors daily.Learn more.

  • Philippine Pizza, Inc. (PPI)

PPI Holdings, Inc. is the franchisee of Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and Dairy Queen in the Philippines, with over 300 company owned food service outlets (over 200 Pizza Hut and 6 Taco Bell restaurants and over 100 Dairy Queen outlets). Worldwide, Pizza Hut is the largest and most recognized pizza chain with over 16,000 restaurants in 100 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)

Progressive Development Corporation manages investments and property assets of the Araneta Group outside the four other strategic business units: Araneta Center, Philippines Pizza Inc., Araneta Hotels Inc., and Uniprom. PDC is also the incubator and nurturing entity for new business.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
  • IRENE L. JOSE
    OIC, Uniprom Inc.
  • Mike Brown
    General Manager, AHI

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTS

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

VICE PRESIDENTS

  • MORRIEL A. ABOGADO, CSM
  • ALDRIN T. BARBAS
  • ROMMEL R. BLANCO
  • LORNA D. FABIAN
  • JORGE A. FORES
  • JOSE AMADO A. FORES
  • MA. VICTORIA A. FORES
  • FRANK F. GONZALES
  • JOSEPHINE A. MARTINEZ
  • ERRYL JOHN E. RAMOS
  • BERNADETTE M. TAN

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

  • ATTY. PHILIP U. ANG
  • ILUMINADA M. NATIVIDAD

CONSULTANTS

  • TEOFILO "TEDDY" R. ASUNCION Jr.
  • JULIANA I. CASTRO
  • DESIDERIO A. FUERTE
  • VIRGILIO D. IGNACIO
  • J. ROWELL L. RECINTO
  • TOMAS V. SAN PEDRO
  • ROMEO M. TAN
  • FELIX MANUEL T. TREBOL
  • GREGORIO R. VIGILAR