Bloomberry Resorts Corp, the parent firm of Manila’s Solaire Resort & Casino, has announced the addition of former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Diosdado M. Peralta, to its Board of Directors.
Peralta, who was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines on 23 October 2019 before retiring on 27 March 2021, will serve as an independent director, effective immediately.
It comes after last month he was appointed an Independent Director of International Container Terminal Services Inc, the shipping giant also controlled by Bloomberry Chairman and CEO Enrique K Razon Jr.
According to information provided to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Peralta was an Associate Justice in the Supreme Court from 2009 to 2019, Presiding Judge of the Sandiganbayan (special appellate collegial court) from 2008 to 2009, Associate Justice of the Sandiganbayan from 2002 to 2008 and Judge in the Regional Trial Court – Branch 95 Quezon City from 1994 to 2000.
He was previously a guest Lecturer at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Graduate School of Law and San Beda College Graduate School of Law, a member of the Corp of Professor – Department of Criminal Law and Lecturer at Philippine Judicial Academy, and a Professor and Reviewer in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at multiple universities and colleges.