New chairman of PHLPost aims to restore the Post Office Building

New chairman of PHLPost aims to restore the Post Office Building

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) welcomed the appointment of Hon. Mike Planas as their new head as Chairman of the Board of Directors. President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. appointed the seasoned public servant and former councilor of Quezon City last May 2024.

The new PHLPost chair is committed to revitalize and upgrade the country’s postal service and to lead in its journey towards digital transformation. Under his leadership, PHLPost is envisioned to expand to other business lines such as e-commerce, warehouse facilities and logistics for PHLPost to better meet the evolving demands of the Filipino public.

“Pakinggan natin ang kailangan ng mga Pilipino, and let’s serve them with gravitas.”

He aims to implement it through fostering effective collaboration among PHLPost officials, employees and stakeholders.

The restoration of the Post Office Building is also part of his agenda as the new chair and he is in full support of the efforts to rebuild the iconic building.

Chairman Planas served as multi-term councilor in Quezon City, and former Consultant to the United Nations FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) and created FLAG, the legislative arm of the FAO, adopted worldwide.

He was an alumnus of the University of the Philippines Diliman (UP) BA in Philosophy major in Mathematics with UP College of Law credits. He studied Campaign Management at the prestigious American University, Washington D.C, a leader among universities in global education. He took up Masters in Public Administration in University of Batangas and Asian Institute of Management (AIM) major in Development Management.

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