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– Department of Trade & Industry-

Fred Pascual


Fred Pascual is the Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). At the time of his appointment to DTI in June 2022, he was the President of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP).

Over the past four decades, Mr. Pascual has contributed to society as a governance advocate, academic leader, international development banker, and management educator.

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The authority and responsibility for the exercise of the DTI mandate is vested in the Secretary who, like his predecessors, is a Presidential appointee who serves office at the pleasure of the President.

Read more about the functions of the Secretary here.