Mar Roxas

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Manuel Roxas II
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24th Secretary of the Interior and Local Government
In office
September 19, 2012 – September 11, 2015
PresidentBenigno Aquino III
Preceded byPaquito Ochoa (acting)
Succeeded byMel Senen Sarmiento
38th Secretary of Transportation and Communications
In office
July 4, 2011 – October 18, 2012
PresidentBenigno Aquino III
Preceded byJose de Jesus
Succeeded byJoseph Emilio Abaya
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2010
26th Secretary of Trade and Industry
In office
January 2, 2000 – December 10, 2003
PresidentJoseph Estrada
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
Preceded byJose Pardo
Succeeded byCesar Purisima
Member of the House of Representatives
from Capiz's 1st District
In office
September 1, 1993 – January 2, 2000
Preceded byGerardo Roxas Jr.
Succeeded byRodriguez Dadivas
Personal details
Born
Manuel Araneta Roxas II

(1957-05-13) May 13, 1957 (age 65)
Manila, Philippines
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)
Korina Sanchez (m. 2009)
ParentsGerardo Roxas and Judith Araneta
EducationAteneo de Manila University
University of Pennsylvania (BS)
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas II (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈɾohas]; born May 13, 1957) is a Filipino politician. He was a Senator of the Philippines. He is the grandson of former Philippine President Manuel Roxas.

Roxas was Secretary of the Interior and Local Government from 2012 to 2015. He was the Secretary of Trade and Industry from 2000 to 2003 and Secretary of Transportation and Communications from 2011 to 2012.

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