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March 24, 2014

CADPI modernizes Administration Building; gets SGS OK, too

MODERNIZED AND UPGRADED CADPI. Central Azucarera Don Pedro, Inc. (CADPI), the sugar subsidiary of listed Roxas Holdings, Inc., recently unveiled its modernized Administration Building in Nasugbu, Batangas, allowing employees to enjoy modern amenities/facilities in line with its commitment to make the work environment conducive to higher levels of productivity. In photo are officers of RHI, led by Chairman Pedro E. Roxas (centre, second row), President & CEO Renato Valencia (second from left, second row), EVP & CFO Armando Escobar (first from left, second row), EVP for Operations and CADPI PCOO Arcadio Lozada, Jr. (second from right, second row), and CADPI Resident Manager Simon Turno III ((first from right, second row), together with employees at the facade of the newly-renovated building. The 87-year-old sugar operations was also certified anew by SGS Philippines, an inspection, verification, testing and certification organisation to be an organisation that passed industry standards. The renovation of its Administration Building and the renewal of the SGS certification for the plant operations indicate CADPI’s commitment to gear up for the future, especially with the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community beginning next year.

Roxas Holdings, Inc. (RHI), a bio-sugar and bio-energy company, is the largest integrated sugar business in the Philippines. It manages sugar miller/refiner Central Azucarera Don Pedro, Inc. in Nasugbu, Batangas; San Carlos Bioenergy, Inc. in San Carlos, Negros Occidental; and RHI Agri-business Development Corporation.

RHI is listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi: ROX). Further information can be obtained by visiting the web at