Founder and Chairman Emeritus
JG Summit Holdings, Inc.

John Gokongwei, Jr., is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of JG Summit Holdings, Inc. (JGSHI). He was Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of JGSHI until his retirement from this position on December 31, 2001. He continues to be a member of the Board of Directors of JGSHI and a number of its subsidiaries.

He is currently the Chairman of the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, Inc. (GBFI), Deputy Chairman and Director of United Industrial Corporation Ltd. (UIC; Singapore) and Singapore Land, Ltd. (Singland), Director of Marina Center Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), and a Director of JG Summit Capital Markets Corporation (JGSCMC), Digital Telecommunications Phils., Inc. (Digitel), Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corporation (OPMC), First Private Power Corporation and Bauang Private Power Corporation.  He is also a non-executive Director of A. Soriano Corporation and Philex Mining Corporation. 

Mr. John Gokongwei, Jr. received a Masters in Business Administration from De La Salle University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.  He also received a doctorate degree in Business and Enterprise Development, Honoris Causa from University of San Carlos on January 29, 2004, and a doctorate degree in Humanities, Honoris Causa from Ateneo de Manila University on March 27, 2004.



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