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Lance Gokongwei is New CEO of JG Summit Holdings

Conglomerate also announced appointment of non-family member as new president of URC

Lance Gokongwei has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of JG Summit Holdings Inc., one of the country’s leading business conglomerates founded by his father, John Gokongwei Jr., the company disclosed on April 25.John Gokongwei Jr. is the country’s second ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 27, 2018 02:00:00
Run & Grow

From Php3.5-M Outlay in 1956 to Php665-B Market Cap Today: John Gokongwei Jr. Recounts Drivers of JG Group's Growth

Speech of JG Summit Holdings founder accepting the MAP's Management Man of the Year Award

  The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) presented its Management Man of the Year Award to John Gokongwei Jr., founder of JG Summit Holdings Inc., and one of the country’s leading businessmen and industrialists, in awarding ceremonies on November 27, 2017 at ...

by John Gokongwei Jr.  | November 27, 2017 03:00:00
Business Ideas

Businesses with startup capital of P6,000 or less

Who says huge capital is always required to startup any business? Here are three proofs you can be a successful entrepreneur even with a lean investment.

It is a fact that many of today’s richest Filipino businessmen started as small entrepreneurs. But with their passion and hard work, they have succeeded in creating giant business empires. Mall tycoon Henry Sy, for instance, was trained in managing business by ...

by Carlo P. Mallo and Carlo P. Mallo  | May 14, 2015 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Get inspired: The John Gokongwei Story

What would he do if he only had a million pesos today?

As far as rags-to-riches stories go, John Gokongwei’s is a perfect specimen. Starting out selling soap on a bike, the name Gokongwei, at that time, never even rang a bell. Now, the patriarch, philanthropist, and entrepreneurial pioneer holds the reigns as chairman ...

December 20, 2011 11:00:00
Business Ideas

10 tips from \\\'big\\\' entrepreneurs

And how you can be one of them

Their stories have been told a hundred times over and everyone just knows it too well. Aspiring entrepreneurs have been inspired by their rags to riches stories, while the rest of the population continues to gawk at the wealth they have amassed ...

May 04, 2011 09:00:00