- As announced earlier, Cesar Montano is now officially part of the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB)
- Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo has officially sworn the actor in as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO)
- He has joined the ranks of three other celebrities, who also happen to be vocal supporters of the President
Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo has officially sworn in actor Cesar Montano as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Tourism Promotions Board (TBP) on Tuesday, December 20.
Following the news of Montano's appointment as one of the officials for the Tourism Promotions Board, DOT Secretary Teo confirmed on December 7 that the appointment papers have been received by her office.
She shared that Montano will be tasked to help promote the upcoming Miss Universe pageant.
“This will be a learning process for him. He will help us in the holding of Miss Universe,” Teo announced.
As the COO, Montano is expected to handle domestic and international marketing of the Philippines as a major tourist destination.
Earlier announcements from the office of the Tourism Secretary said that Montano would be inducted on December 15th, but reports of his oath-taking were released on December 20.
The actor was among the presidential appointees who have been vocal supporters of the President. Other celebrity appointees by the president include Liza Dino, Arnell Ignacio, and Aiza Seguerra.