Profile of Jean Henri Diago Lhuillier
Mr. Jean Henri D. Lhuillier is the president of Cintrée Management Services Incorporated,
a management services company providing human resource, information technology,
legal, finance, operations, marketing, and administrative management services to
the P.J. Lhuillier Group of Companies. He manages the Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop
Companies (P.J. Lhuillier, Inc., Pawnsafe Services Corp. and Pawncare Services,
Inc.), the largest pawnbrokering chain in the Philippines with over 900 branches.
The pawnshop branches
service the needs of 30,000 customers daily, and employ about
3,500 people. Aside from pawning service, the Cebuana Lhuillier pawnshops also offer
local money transfer services with its Pera Padala and international money transfers
through its tie-ups with Moneygram and Travelex, micro-insurance with its AllCare
products, cellphone reloading, utility bills payment, among others.
He concurrently holds various positions in Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank, P &
EL Realty and Development Corp., Just Jewels, Le Soleil de Boracay Resort, Global
Restaurant Concepts (franchise holder of California Pizza Kitchen - Philippines),
Exterieur Resources, and the Group’s socio-civic charity arm, the PJL Foundation,
In 2000, Mr. Lhuillier was the recipient of the Pearl Award in the 3rd Aurelio Periquet,
Jr. Business Leadership Awards. The Aurelio Periquet, Jr. Business Leadership Awards
are given to one senior business leader (Pillar awardee) and one junior business
achiever (Pearl awardee). These awardees are individuals who are actively involved
in a Philippine-based profit organization, and have shown outstanding business leadership
but have never compromised the integrity and principles of the business organization.
In 2006, Mr. Lhuillier was honored with the CEO EXCEL Award (Communication Excellence
in Organizations) by the International Association of Business Communicators. The
CEO EXCEL Awards is the most prestigious recognition given to Philippine-based CEOs,
presidents or top-level executives of 12 industry categories who have shown outstanding
In between managing a business that is into pawn brokering, money transfer, financing,
jewellery, hotel resort management, insurance, retail, business process outsourcing,
among others, Mr. Lhuillier is an avid sports aficionado. Close to his heart is
sports development for the country. Believing that the private sector has a significant
role to play in this vision, his companies, bannered by the Cebuana Lhuillier brand,
have been at the forefront of various sports programs. He managed the Philippine
Men’s National Basketball team for several years, and during his tenure, the team
won a gold medal in the 2003 Southeast Asian Games. He has been the team manager
of the Philippine Men’s and Women’s softball teams and the Philippine Tennis since
2005. Both softball teams won the gold medal in the 2005 and 2007 Southeast Asian
while the tennis team won the gold medal in the team (2005), men’s singles
(2005 and 2007), and mixed doubles (2005) events.
As a way of giving back to the community, Mr. Lhuillier supports various socio-civic
activities through the PJL Foundation. One of the key projects of the Foundation
is providing college scholarships to deserving individuals. In addition to scholarship
grants, the Foundation also supports several day care centres through a feeding
program for indigent children who go to grade school. The Foundation also assists
local communities during calamities through relief operations.
President and CEO
1. Cintrée Management Services, Inc.
2. Networld Capital Ventures, Inc.
3. PJL Foundation, Inc.
4. Le Soleil D' Boracay Resort, Inc.
5. Pawncare Services, Corp.
6. P.J. Lhuillier, Inc.
7. P & EL Realty Corp.
8. PJ Lhuillier Development Corp.
9. P. Lhuillier Insurance Agency, Inc.
10. Just Jewels Diamonds Boutique Corporation
11. Verite Pawnshop Corp.
12. PJL Corporate Centre, Inc.
13. PJL Ventures, Inc.
1. Cebuana Lhuillier Services Corp.
2. Cebuana Lhuillier Rural Bank Inc.
3. PJL Corporate Centre, Inc.
6. Intelligent Wave Philippines
7. PJL Ventures, Inc.
8. Riche Gould Real Estate Inc.
9. Verité Pawn Corp.
10. PJL Leisure, Inc.
11. Next Ideas, Inc.
12. Enderun Colleges, Inc.
Director and Chairman of The Board
1. Global Restaurant Concepts
2. Philippine franchise holder
3. California Pizza Kitchen
4. Exterieur Resources Worldwide, Inc.
Awards and Recognitions
Ken Arbuckle Fellow Award - September 22, 2007, Sales & Marketing Executives
2006 CEO Excel Awards (Communication Excellence in Organizations) – November 8,
2006, International Association of Business Communicators
2006 Top Family Product and Service Award – August 2006, National Consumer Affairs
Foundation together with Ideal Parents &
Family Foundation & National Mother’s Day &Father’s Day Council
Global Excellence Award for Filipino Achievers – August 2006, Golden Globe Institute
Grand Salakot Awardee – Pinoy’s Choice and Excellence Awards – June 6, 2006, National
Salakot Awards Foundation, Inc.
Young Professional Award For Business & Sports – March 2006, National Consumer
2003 Huwarang Pamilyang Pilipino – May 2003, Parangal sa Pamilyang Pilipino and
Organization for Peace and Progressive Oriented, Inc.
Pearl Awardee - 3rd Aurelio Periquet, Jr. Business Leadership Awards - October 2000,
Aurelio Periquet, Jr. Foundation