John L. Gokongwei, Jr. (born August 11, 1926 in Gulangyu, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China) is a Chinese Filipino businessman with holdings in telecommunications, financial services, petrochemicals, power generation, aviation and live stock farming. As of 2012, Gokongwei is the third richest entrepreneur in the Philippines with a networth of $3.2 billion, ranking behind only to Henry Sy and Lucio Tan.
12.02.2008 When I created this blog, I thought of creating a section called Players, movers and shakers of the industry--Manny "MVP" Pangilinan, Orlando "Doy" Vea, Gerry "GCA" Ablaza, Anastacio "ARM" Martirez, Bong Mojica, Ferdz ...
29.10.2012 [ABS CBN News] - MANILA, Philippines - Taipan JohnGokongwei's investment vehicle JG Summit Holdings Inc. is seeking to expand its presence overseas with plans to acquire food and beverage firms within ASEAN as well as real estate properties across the globe.
29.10.2012 [GMA News] - Bobby Bayot, former vice president of Citi Savings and presently lecturer at Ateneo de Manila University's JohnGokongwei School of Management, said "lowering interest rates would encourage lending to businesses. “It would allow businesses to access
25.10.2012 [ABS CBN News] - According to one version, the snake was supposedly RLC tycoon JohnGokongwei's son, and the twin brother of Robina Gokongwei-Pe. According to the story, the snakeman had access to the mall's CCTV cameras, and would spy on women in the dressing
18.10.2012 [Gulf Today] - She recalled the inspirational speech of Filipino-Chinese tycoon JohnGokongwei to her batch many years back, who pointed out that as Ateneans trained to be “men and women for others by the Jesuits,” they must also consider being successful