President Benigno Aquino has appointed actor-director Cesar Montano as a member of the Optical Media Board
, replacing violinist John Philip Lesaca.
Montano, who unsuccessfully ran for the Senate in the May 2007 under the coalition Team Unity, was appointed as a private sector representative from an industry relying on intellectual property protection
Montano was appointed to a term expiring on March 5, 2013.
Aquino also appointed former National Commission for the Culture and Arts commissioner Elmar Ingles to the OMB, replacing Maria Trinidad Villareal.