Ricardo Nicanor N. Jacinto is an Independent Director of Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI). He currently holds chairmanship and managerial positions in numerous private companies and organizations. He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Corporate Directors; Consultant for Lapanday Properties Phils Inc., Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation, and Sytengco Enterprises, Inc.; Director of SBS Philippines, Inc.; President of the Nicanor P. Jacinto, Jr. Foundation; and Proprietor of Anfield Management Consultancy Services.
Before his appointment at MRSGI, Jacinto held directorship posts in various institutions such as Manila Water Corporation, Habitat for Humanity, AB Capital and Investment Corporation, and Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI). As Vice President for the Land and Community Development Group of ALI, he was responsible for leading several expansion projects, overseeing the land acquisition and development of various high-end subdivisions such as Nuvali, Westgrove Heights, Paseo de Magallanes, Ayala Southvale, and Ayala Heights. He has also served in the government as Director of the Social Housing Finance Corporation.
Jacinto received his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard University, and his Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics, magna cum laude, from the University of the Philippines.