Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Ernesto Tanmantiong & Francis Flores

CEO, Jollibee Foods Corporation Global CMO, Jollibee Foods Corporation

Ernesto Tanmantiong is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), one of the world’s largest and fastest growing Asian food service companies with over 4,500 stores in 21 countries. JFC has 8 wholly-owned brands (Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, and Mang Inasal in the Philippines; Yonghe King and Hong Zhuang Yuan in China; and Smashburger and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in the USA), 2 franchised brands (Burger King in the Philippines and Dunkin’ Donuts in select territories in China), and a 60% ownership in the SuperFoods Group that owns the Highlands Coffee and PHO24 brands.


Mr. Tanmantiong has been actively involved in the management and operation of the business since its inception in 1978. He formally started as store manager, moving up the ladder and delivering broad and exceptional contributions across various roles. In 2011, he was appointed as COO of JFC, and CEO in 2014.


Mr. Tanmantiong is a member of the World Presidents Organization, Makati Business Club and Management Association of the Philippines. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ateneo de Manila University and is a member of the Jollibee Group Foundation Board of Trustees. He has a BS degree in Business Management from the Ateneo de Manila University. He completed the Harvard Business School OPM Key Executive Program in 2000 and the HBS Advanced Management Program in 2013. He is happily married and has 3 grown children.




Francis Flores is the Chief Marketing Officer for Jollibee Global where he’s on top of the fast-food giant’s push to bring the delights of the Champ and Chickenjoy to the rest of the world. On top of that, as country marketing head for Jollibee’s other brands—Chowking, Mang Inasal, Red Ribbon, Greenwich and Burger King—he’s also helping grow the company’s domestic market.


He’s been with the Jollibee Food Corporation in various roles for over 12 years and previously held various sales and marketing Posts at Unilever Asia.