FGaisanoFrank S. Gaisano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI) has nearly four decades of retailing experience and is widely recognized as one of the Philippine retail industry’s innovative and forward-looking leaders.

Working closely with his siblings Margaret, Jack, and Edward, Gaisano was instrumental in professionalizing the leadership and piloting the aggressive growth of MRSGI. Under his direction, MRSGI transformed to become one of the country’s top retail chains.

Before his current appointment as Chairman and CEO on May 2012, Gaisano served as MRSGI’s Director from August 28, 2003 to May 2012.

He also sits as Chairman of the Boards of Pacific Mall Corporation and Vicsal Investment, Inc., as well as Director of Vicsal Development Corporation, Taft Property Venture Development Corporation, AB Capital & Investment Corporation, Filipino Fund, Inc., Taft Punta Engaño Property, Inc., HTLand, Inc., and Direct Model Holdings, Inc.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Cebu Institute of Technology and completed the Strategic Retail Management Course at Harvard Business School, as well as several courses at the Institute of Corporate Directors.