With the announcement, Sumangil is anticipated to broaden his responsibilities as the "Kapuso Action Man."
Live via phone patch, De Lima appeared on One PH's 'Sa Totoo Lang' and One News' 'The Big Story.'
As reported by GMA Integrated News, the '24 Oras' anchor peacefully passed away today.
Valdellon will remain as First Vice President for GMA Public Affairs while heading the newly revived production company.
The young news veteran is officially stepping down from his post as desk editor after being offered an early retirement package by his home network.