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Fernando Zobel de Ayala, Hans Sy On Succession Planning and Raising Heirs

How are these top tycoons making sure their companies remain in good hands?

Some of the country's biggest leaders of industry gathered at a recent forum titled "Power Meet Up: Captains and Trailblazers."Among the speakers were Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president of Ayala Corporation, and Hans Sy, chairman of the executive committee of SM Prime ...

by Nicole Limos for  | September 19, 2018 12:00:00
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Your Family Business Won't Survive If You Don't Plan for the Leadership Transition

You need to transition from "power player" to "people builder"

When advising family business owners, one of the biggest challenges I see clients grapple with is the transition from being "power players" who dominate every aspect of the company, to "people builders" who cultivate the next generation.Take the example of "Terry," who ...

by Lise Stewart  | May 07, 2018 02:00:00

Ease into retirement: Succession management in 5 steps

What should an old businessman do if none of his children is interested in continuing management of a family business? Here are strategies for ideal succession management.

Q: I am 60 years old and looking forward to my retirement. Thirty years ago, I started a grocery, to provide a ready-made business for my children when they grow up. It now has four outlets. However, none of my three children—the ...

by Henry C. Ong  | January 13, 2014 12:30:00