Statement Of Management’s Responsibility for Financial Statements
The management of Manila Water Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries is responsible for the preparation and fair presentation of the consolidated financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014, including the additional components attached therein, in accordance with Philippine Financial Reporting Standards. This responsibility includes designing and implementing internal controls relevant to the preparation and fair presentation of consolidated financial statements that are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error, selecting and applying appropriate accounting policies, and making accounting estimates that are reasonable in the circumstances.
The Board of Directors reviews and approves the consolidated financial statements and submits the same to the stockholders.
SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co., the independent auditors appointed by the stockholders, has examined the consolidated financial statements of the Company and its subsidiaries in accordance with Philippine Standards on Auditing, and in its report to the stockholders, has expressed its opinion on the fairness of presentation upon completion of such examination.
FERNANDO ZOBEL DE AYALA
Chairman of the Board
GERARDO C. ABLAZA, JR.
President and Chief Executive Officer
LUIS JUAN B. ORETA
Chief Finance Officer