Dr. Raul C. Pagdanganan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cardinal Santos Medical Center (CSMC), was appointed as a member of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University of the Philippines (UP).
In his message during the appointment ceremony, Pagdanganan pledged to support the UP Board of Regents in realizing its strategic vision of transforming UP into a “leading regional and global university that sustains 21st-century learning, knowledge creation, and public service for society and humanity.”
The UP Board of Regents is the highest governing body in the UP System. The members of the BOR are drawn from both the public and private sectors.
Pagdanganan finished his Business Administration and Accountancy degree in UP Diliman and was recognized by the UP Cesar E.A Virata School of Business as its Distinguished Alumnus in 2017.
He held several executives and board positions, including president and CEO of De Los Santos Medical Center, chairman of the Board and CEO of Jesus Delgado Memorial Hospital, and board member of Marikina Valley Medical Center.
Pagdanganan will serve for a period of two years.