The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced the appointment of Arnold Gonzales as the officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) following the resignation of Cesar Montano as its chief operating officer.
Gonzales was unanimously chosen as OIC by the Board of Directors of the TPB.
“The 56-year old career executive has been with the TPB/DOT for 30 years, assigned at various posts abroad. Prior to his designation, Gonzales has been serving as OIC of Domestic Promotions Department of the TPB,” the news statement said.
A civil servant for most of his career, Gonzales spent two years in the private sector, as a tour coordinator, then Assistant Operations Manager at Rajah Tours Philippines Inc.
Gonzales holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University. He majored in Tourism at the University of the Philippines.