Gilberto DuavitMr. Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr. is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was elected a director in 1999 and is the Chairman of the Company’s Executive Committee. As the Executive Vice President and COO, he implements strategies that enable the Company to meet aggressive growth targets amidst increasing competition. Mr. Duavit holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of the Philippines. A film enthusiast, he is the Chairman of GMA Films and co-producer of the internationally acclaimed feature films Jose Rizal, Muro Ami and Sa Puso ng Dagat. He produced two other notable features for television: Kamada and Liwanag ng Hatinggabi, as well as the popular Prime Time drama series Ang Ibigin ay Ikaw. Mr. Duavit is currently Chairman and President of GWI. He has also served as the President and CEO of Film Experts, Inc. since 1993, President and CEO of Scenarios, Inc. since 2001 and President of GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc. since 2001, among others.

Other Information

  • Name: Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr.
    Place of Birth:
  • Father: Gilberto Duavit, Sr.
  • Brother: Michael John Duavit
    School Attended:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, University of the Philippines

Business Interest

  • GMA Network, Inc., Chief Operating Officer, Director, and Executive Vice President
  • GMA Films, Chairman
  • Film Experts, Inc.,  President and CEO (since 1993)
  • Scenarios, Inc.,  President and CEO (since 2001)
  • GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc., President (since 2001)


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