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Top Philippine Entrepreneurs List for 2016


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Lots of Money can easily make anyone famous. If fact, Money has been the number one source of failure for both companies and people. Excellent stewardship of the resources that God has given you is a prerequisite to be on the top.

Philippine Entrepreneurs

Philippine Entrepreneurs

One of the comments I have heard working abroad is “Spaniards” are lazy. And while Filipinos are hardworking and industrious, there is still an influence of the “siesta” time. When I came for vacation back in 2008, I was surprised that banking hours were extended to 5pm. and it’s not hard to tell why. The Chinese Owner of this bank had enough power and clout to overrun the cultural practice of banking till 3pm only. It’s this new work ethic plus the strength of the Biggest Network of Malls in the Philippines that gave the push such that this bank is the biggest in the Philippines today.

The lesson: change is inevitable. People (or businesses) who are willing to work harder will always win in the long term and those who want to sleep will definitely find themselves adjusting and reacting to the leadership of those who do. (Read the Spenders vs the Thrifts) Worse is when that sleep is coupled with the desire to own more leisure and pay it on credit – this is a complete disaster. See my post Solutions to Financial Cramming.

However, when it comes to evaluating business prowess and entrepreneurship, it is not enough to be rich and famous. They should make a legacy, consisting of inspirations, reputations, outstanding brands and companies that improve people lives. Below are a list of Entrepreneurs in the Philippines who have made an impact and a difference in the lives Filipinos inside and outside the country.

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These Famous Filipino Entrepreneurs and their brands in the Philippines. These prominent entrepreneurs and business magnates are not listed in any particular order but those with data on net worth is placed on top of the list.

Read the Secrets of the Top Philippine Entrepreneurs in 2014

The Top Philippine Entrepreneurs List for 2015

Entrepreneur Net Worth Companies
1 Yap, Emilio T. $1.1B – ( June 2012) owns Manila Bulletin, chairman of the Manila Hotel and Chairman Emeritus of Philtrust Bank
2 Ang, Betty $235 M( June 2012) President of privately held Monde Nissin (noodles), biscuits and snack foods (Lucky Me!, Monde and Bingo).
3 Caktiong, Tony $1.25B – ( June 2012) Caktiong – founded the fast food chain Jollibee.
4 Dy, Frederick $260 M( June 2012) chairman Security Bank Corporation, chairs St. Luke’s Medical Center and board member of Nickel Asia
5 Gokongwei, John $3.2 B( June 2012) Chairman of JG Summit Holdings, Cebu Pacific Air, Digital Telecommunications (Sun Cellular), owns Universal Robina Corporation, controls Robinsons Land and Malls (Robinsons)
6 Gotianun, Andrew $825 M – ( June 2012) runs the Filinvest Development Corporation.
7 Gozon, Felipe L $240 M( June 2012) current chief executive and chair of GMA Network Inc. (GMA 7)
8 Lopez, Oscar M. $245 M( June 2012) Chairman Emeritus of the Lopez Holdings Corporation (formerly known as Benpres Holdings Corporation).
9 Tan, Andrew $2.3 B( June 2012) runs the Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI), Megaworld Corporation, Emperador Distillers, Golden Arches Development Corporation, Possesses a franchise of McDonald’s
10 Tan, Lucio $4.5 B( June 2012) owns Asia Brewery, Tanduay Holdings, Fortune Tobacco, Philippine Airlines (PAL)
11 Tantoco, Bienvenido Sr $195 M( June 2012) Rustans Department Stores and Supermarkets
12 Ty, George $1.7 B( June 2012) Founder of Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metrobank)
13 Yuchengco, Alfonso T. $570 M( June 2012) Heads Yuchengco Group of Companies, Chairman of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), Chairman of the Mapua Institute of Technology.
14 Yao, Alfredo M. Zest-O Corp. (Zest-O)
15 Javier, Sandy Andoks Litson Corporation (Andok’s)
16 Aboitiz, Jon Ramon President of the Aboitiz & Co., and Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc.
17 Aguiluz, Amable R. AMA Institute of Computer Studies (AMA)
18 Azcona, Vivian Que President of Mercury Group (Mercury Drug Stores)
19 Chan, Ben Bench Apparels (Bench)
20 Claudio, Roberto S. Toby’s Sports and Hobbies Salon
21 Colayco, Ben Level Up
22 Concepcion, Jose S. Jr CEO of RFM (Selecta Ice Cream, Swift Hotdogs, Sunkist beverages, Fiesta Spaghetti, Vitwater)
23 Dr. Rolando B. Hortaleza & Dra. Rosalinda Ang Home Beauty Exclusives (HBC)
24 Gandionco, Roberto R. Julie’s Franchise Corp.
25 Henry Lim Bon Liong Sterling Paper Group of Companies
26 Hortaleza, Rolando Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the publicly-listed company, Splash Corporation
27 Juan, Rommel President of Binalot Fiesta Foods
28 Kornerup, Axel Netopia Internet Café (Netopia)
29 Liu, Bernie H owner of Penshoppe
30 Pacita ‘Chit’ Juan Figaro Coffe Company
31 Pangilinan, Manuel V. Chairman of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), owner of ABC/TV5 network, Cignal Digital TV and Smart Communications.
32 Pedro, Cecilio Kwok founder of Lamoiyan Corp. (Hapee toothpaste)
33 Ramos, Soccoro founder of National Bookstore
34 Reyes , Celestino President and CEO of Reyes Hair Cutters
35 Reyes, Ricky founder of Ricky Reyes
36 Sia, Edgar II Founder of Mang Inasal (70% share acquired by Jolibee Corporation in October 2010)
37 Sycip, Washington Z. cofounder of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and Sycip Gorres Velayo and Company (SGV).
38 Tambunting, Jesus Chairman and CEO of Planters Development Bank
39 Tan, Victor Bobson Apparel
40 Tess Ngan Tian President and tresurer of Lots ‘A Pizza
41 Tiu, Bryan owner of Teriyaki Boy Restautant
42 Uytengsu, Wilfred Jr President and Chief Executive Officer Alaska Milk Corporation

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I am a Search Engine Optimization Professional from Bacolod City with a Knack for finding our way to the top of the Search Engines.

3 thoughts on “Top Philippine Entrepreneurs List for 2016

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