Marcos appoints retired CA Justice Sadang as new PCGG chair

Marcos appoints retired CA Justice Melchor Sadang as new PCGG chair

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 03:43 PM April 22, 2024

PCGG commissioner appointed

(Photo from PCGG/FACEBOOK)

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. named retired Court of Appeals Associate Justice Melchor Sadang the new chairman of the Presidential Commission on Good Government — the government body created to locate his family’s alleged ill-gotten wealth.

The Presidential Communications Office posted on Facebook on Monday that Sadang had been appointed to the post.


Sadang was part of the five-man committee tasked to help clean the ranks of the Philippine National Police in 2023.


READ: Retired CA Justice joins five-man panel tasked to sort out PNP top brass

Sadang replaces John Agbayani at the commission.

The Palace also announced the following appointments:

  • Commission on Higher Education

    • Ethel Valenzuela – commissioner

  • Manila Economic and Cultural Office

    • Rose Marie J. Arenas – member, board of directors

  • National Commission on Indigenous Peoples

    • Dahlialyn Dait-Cawed – director IV

  • Philippine Racing Commission

    • Bienvenido Niles Jr. – member, representative of the Racehorse Owners Association

  • Department of Agrarian Reform

    • Eric Arevalo – director III

    • Claire Aznar – provincial agrarian reform program officer I

  • Department of Agriculture

    • Asis Perez – undersecretary

  • Department of Foreign Affairs

    • Ella Mitra – foreign service officer, class I

  • Department of Trade and Industry

    • Grace Baluyan – assistance aecretary

    • Raymond Panhon – director IV

  • Intellectual Property Office

    • Nathaniel Arevalo – deputy director general

  • Supreme Court, Legal Education Board

    • Jason Barlis – chair

    • Manuel Barrios – regular member, representing the Philippine Association of Law Professors

    • Voltaire San Pedro –  regular member, representing the Philippine Association of Law Schools

  • Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development

    • Gregorio Montenegro, member of the Home Development Mutual Fund Board of Trustees, representing the Private Employees

  • Department of Labor and Employment

    • Raymond Fel Sajor, director III

  • Department of National Defense, Veterans Memorial Medical Center

    • Godwin Hernaez, chief of medical professional staff II

  • Department of Tourism, Philippine Retirement Authority

    • Roberto Zozobrado, general manager, chief executive officer,  member of the Board of Trustees

  • Department of Transportation

    • Jesus Nathaniel Martin Gonzales, undersecretary

  • Al-Amanah Islamic Investment Bank of the Philippines

    • member, board of directors

      • Salma Angkaya-Kuhutan

      • Mohamad Dimaporo

      • Analiza Flores

      • Catherine Magana

      • Ma. Cristina Malab

      • Ronaldo Tepora

  • Development Bank of the Philippines

    • Eduardo Saguil – member of the board of trustees

  • Insurance Commission

    • Martin Yasay – deputy commissioner

  • Social Security System

    • Eva Arcos – member representing the Workers’ Group, Social Security Commission

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