Born December 6, 1932 in Manila, Menardo R. Jimenez graduated from the Far Eastern University as a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Married to Carolina Gozon Jimenez, he is the father of four children, Menardo Jr., Joel, Laura and Carmen.
Jimenez is at present Chairman of Cable Entertainment Corporation and Director of Mabuhay Philippine Satellite Corporation. He also utilizes his profession of accountancy being the Chairman of Majalco Finance and Investment Corporation, President of Albay-Agro Industrial Development Corporation, and First Metro Bank Investment Corporation.
Menardo R. Jimenez apart from being President and Chief Executive Officer of GMA-7, GMA Network Inc., also practices his forte as President of GMA Marketing and Productions Inc.
Away from his life at GMA, Jimenez is trustee of the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication, and also a founding member of the Asian Institute of Design and Technology. He is a member of the International Advertising Association Inc. and Manila Overseas Press Club.