glenn-manlapazGlenn D. Manlapaz is the Managing Director for Asia and International Markets for Emperador Distillers Inc. Emperador Distillers is the largest spirits company in the Philippines and is gearing as one of the most formidable organizations in the global alcoholic beverages industry. Over the last two years, Emperador has successfully acquired one of the largest distilleries in Scotland, Whyte & Mackay, and the oldest and biggest brandy distillery in Spain, Bodegas Fundador.

A senior executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the Philippines and in international markets, Glenn is in-charge of Emperador’s vast portfolio in Asia and the rest of the world. Integral in his role is ensuring the strategic alignments he has established in each and every market are all in fighting fit form. From its iconic brandies to its premium and revered luxury brands, Glenn travels the world ever expanding Emperador’s global footprint.

Before Emperador, he has held top management roles in Diageo PLC for more than a decade. A seasoned marketer and commercial professional, Glenn started his career in the academe as one of the youngest professors in his alma mater -- De La Salle University, Manila.