ACE President Ancheta K. Tan was elected Deputy Member representing employers in the Asia Pacific Region of the ILO Governing Body.
Tan’s term in the Governing Body is from 2017 until 2020. The Governing Body is the executive arm of the ILO. It meets three times a year, in March, June and November. Furthermore, it makes policy decisions , sets the agenda of the International Labor Conference, adopts the draft programme and budget of the ILO for submission to the Conference as well as elects the Director General.
Prior to his election to the ILO Governing Body, Tan was elected president of the Asean Confederation of Employers (ACE) last May 2017. He will be ACE president until 2019.
Tan is founding partner of Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose, a prestigious law firm in the Philippines. He is President Emeritus of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP).