Cesar Montano appointed to Optical Media Board

/ 03:46 AM February 02, 2012

Cesar Montano

President Benigno Aquino III has appointed actor Cesar Montano to the Optical Media Board (OMB).

The actor, who ran for the Senate in 2007, was appointed as a private sector representative from an industry relying on intellectual property protection.


Montano was appointed to a term expiring on March 5, 2013.  He replaced John Philip Lesaca.

President Aquino also appointed former National Commission for the Culture and Arts commissioner Elmar Ingles to the OMB.


Ingles, who’s also the executive director of the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit, was appointed to the OMB as the representative of consumer organizations.

Ingles was appointed to a term expiring on June 7, 2013.  He replaced Maria Trinidad Villareal.

Montano was a special envoy for art, culture and film-digital and was a commissioner in the Unesco’s national commission of the Philippines.

The board is headed by another actor, Ronnie Ricketts.

Originally posted at 05:32 pm | Wednesday, February 01,  2012

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