Brig. Gen. Charles Y. Hotchkiss (Ret.), has served as CBI President since 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics degree at Colegio de San Jose Recoletos. He accomplished his Command and Staff Course and Project Management special course at the Royal Australian Air Force Staff College. He joined PAF in 1980 as Squadron Commander and retired as Wing Commander. While with PAF, he became Chairman of ACES Cooperative and handled various chairmanships in relation to fund management and credit. He joined CBI in 2005 as a Member of the Board and assumed the position of Executive Vice President from 2008 to 2014.