MR. ANGELO DWIGHT L. PENSON
September 3, 2017
Mr. Angelo Dwight L. Penson is a graduate of San Beda College with a degree in Business Administration. He took a Master’s degree in Marketing Management at the University of Louisville, U.S. A. and later studied Traffic/Transport Engineering at the University of the Philippines.
His business career has spanned a range of activities such as petroleum marketing, electronics, automotive final assembly, chemical processing, transportation and aviation. Penson was Supervisor- retail outlet development of Esso Philippines, Inc., Vice President of Guevent Industrial and Development Corporation, President of Philippines Aerospace Development Corporation, Chairman/President of Air Philippines Corporation, Chairman of Metro Manila Transit Corporation, Director of Philippine Helicopter Services Corporation, Pantranco North Express Inc. and Light Rail Transit Authority. He was also two-term President of the Federation of Aviation Organization of the Philippines (FEDAVOR).
Mr. Penson was the former President of the Las Pinas Rotary Club and an active Rotarian for 23 years. He received more than 50 awards, citations and recognition for his contribution and participation in the said clun projects. Most laudable of all, is the Most Significant Achievement Award given by the Rotary International for the conceptualization and implementation of the Prisons School project at the National Penitentiary in Muntinlupa. He was also Sectoral Representative-Formal Labor and Migrant Workers Council, National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC)-Office of the President (2006-2009). He was given the Likas Yaman Award by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Narra Award by the President of the Philippines in 1980 for planting 1.5 million trees, Chairman of People’s Reform Initiative for Social Mobilization, Inc. (PRISM), and was a full time advocate of Preparatory Education through People’s Initiative (PREPI) until 2013. He helped to build and operate over 100 classrooms in 28 poor communities in Luzon with an annual enrollment of over 5,000 young children a year at no cost to the parents and government. At the present, he is the Chairman of the National Greening Movement Foundation, a non-profit and non-government organization committed to environmental concern and human resource development since 1972. Simultaneously, he is serving the Centrist Democratic Party of the Philippines (CDP) as the party’s National Treasurer.