List of Known Businesses and Entrepreneurs in the Philippines
Have it ever occur to you when you see a thriving business, for example a fast food, a large company or a well known store you see in malls and there is a question in your mind – “who owns it?” Well, some of the successful and businesses owners are listed below. Below are list of the most admired entrepreneurs here in the Philippines. You can read their profiles and something about them in the August 2007 issue of the Entrepreneur Magazine.
Alejandra C. Clemante – Rajah Tours
Alfonso T. Yuchengco – Malayan Group of Insurance Companies
Alfredo M. Yao – Zest-O Corp.
Andrew L. Gotianun, Sr. – Filinvest Development Corporation
Andrew Tan – Chairman and President of Megaworld Properties and Holdings
Antonio Meloto – Executive director of Gawad Kalinga
Axel Kornerup – Netopia Internet Cafe
Ben Chan – Bench
Ben Colayco – Level Up
Bernie H. Liu – owner of Penshoppe
Boni Comandante, Jr. – Buhi Marine Worldwide Supply Inc.
Bryan Tiu – owner of Teriyaki Boy Restautant
Cecilio Kwok Pedro – President and CEO of Lamoiyan Corp. (maker of Happy toothpaste)
Daniel Moran – former President of Red Ribbon Bakeshop (now aquired by Jollibee Foods Corp.)
Dennis Mendiola – founder and owner of Chikka.com Inc.
Doris Magsaysay Ho – CEO of Magsaysay Maritime
Dr. Amable R. Aguiluz V – AMA Institute of Computer Studies
Emelda and Eric Teng – Ninety Nine Peso Store
Erickson and Roxanne Farillas – Plains & Prints
Felipe L. Gozon – President, CEO and Chairman of GMA Network Inc.
Ferdinand V. Agustin – Bayo
Filemon Barbasa – Filbars
Fred Reyes – President of Godiva
George T. Yang – Golden Arches Development Corp. (Local Franchiser of Mc Donalds)
Glen Anthony Soco – President and general manager of Coffee Dream
Henry Lim Bon Liong – Sterling Paper Group of Companies
Henry Sy – founder of SM Group of Companies
Jaime Aristotle Alip, Ph. D. – Center for Agriculture and Rural Development
Jaime Augusto II amd Fernando Zobel de Ayala – President and CEO of Ayala Corporation
Jaime Zobel de Ayala – Chairman emeritus of Ayala Corporation
John Gokongwei Jr. – JG Summit Holdings
Johnlu G. Koa – Founder and CEO of the French Baker Inc.
Jon Ramon Aboitiz – President of Aboitiz & Co.
Jonathan Jay Aldeguer – Island Souvenirs
Jonathan Y. Dee – CEO of Alliance Tuna
Jose S. Concepcion Jr. – CEO of RFM
Josie Go – Karimadon
Kamela Seen – owner of Plato Wraps
Lance Gokongwei – President and CEO of JG Summit Holdings
Les Reyes – President and CEO of Reyes Hair Cutters
Lucio Tan – Fortune Tobacco
Margarita Fores – Cibo Cafe
Marni Ocampo – President of Sari-Sari Group of Companies
Martin Lorenzo – Lapanday Group
Melissa Limcaoco – President and managing partner of Entertainment Gateway Group (EGG)
Michael Trillana – President of Dougnut People Inc.
Michelle Asence – Zen Zest
Oscar M. Lopez – Chairman of Lopez Group of Companies
Oscar P. Chan – San Jose Kitchen Cabinets Manufacturing
Pacita ‘Chit’ Juan – Figaro Coffe Company
Raffy David – Pilipinas Teleserv Inc.
Ramon Tan – President of Carica Herbal Health Products
Ricardo and Rosemarie Andres – Candy Corner
Ricardo Y. Cuna – CEO of Milkin Corp.
Ricky Reyes – founder of Ricky Reyes Salon
Roberto R. Gandionco – Julie’s Franchise Corp.
Roberto S. Claudio – Toby’s Sports and Hobbies
Rolando Hortaleza – President and CEO of Splash Corporation
Rommel Bautista – Fino Leatherware Inc.
Rommel Juan – President of Binalot Fiesta Foods
Ronald Pineda – President and CEO of Folded & Hung
Rosanna Llenado – owner of Ahead Learning System
Ruth S. Callanta – Center for Community Transformation Inc.
Senen Bacani – LA Frutera
Sheree Roxas-Chua Gotauco – Freeway, Ensembles, and Solo lines of women’s clothing
Soccoro Ramos – founder of National Bookstore
Steve Benitez – Coffee Centrale Inc.
Susana ‘Annie’ Guerrero – Founder and President of Cravings Group
Tess Ngan Tian – President and tresurer of Lots ‘A Pizza
Tony Tan Caktiong – President of Jollibee Foods Corporation
Victor Tan – Founder and President of Crolific Garments Manufacturing Corp.
Walden Chu – Banana Leaf Curry House
Washington Z.Sycip – Founder and Chairman of SGV Group
Go Pinoy !
I have met so many smart n talented Filipinos.
i cant believe it !! im actually reading the owner/creator of every known products !! im very surprised on how they connect their names to create a new and unique establishment.. im totally proud to say “Filipinos are the BEST !!”
who are the top ten CEOs in the Philippines?
your my idol because ur succesful companies
more bleesing 4 you thanks
gling tlga ng PINOY,,,sna one day,,mging isang successful entrepreneur dn ako pra m2lungan ko ung church nmin,,,:-)
Iam 1 of the employee of Sterling Paper Products in 80’s and I’m very proud to be a part of the company in Caloocan Office..
More Power to you Sir Henry,Joseph Willlie and my Boss Gerry Lim.
Inspiring Filipinos. I hope to be in the list soonest. Thanks for sharing the post. I wish we both be in the list in the next years.
i hope na mging ganyan din aqoh para mging msaya ang buhay qoh at mging proud sa akin ang parents qoh…………………………………….:]
Filipino is a worth dying for. Some of the filipinos now are getting their success. Hope we can reach our goal to be famous in philippines.
Kudos to your blogspot, Sir Manuel. These are the kind of news.. GOOD NEWS that we should be hearing instead of the hype news that the prime time Television shows are fighting out to get more viewership.
Keep up the good works.
wer can I find their contact info??? thank you.
@Manuel: wer can i find their success stories?
pls help, tnx
Read my post again in the beginning and you will see it.
i hope na maging ganyn din akw………………………..????
hahai……ang talino talga nila noh…..sana rumami pa cla……………….
can i know who are the top 10 known ceo’s in the philippines
I’ll make a research on that and make a post about it.
Yes I have made post about their success stories but only a few like Cecilio Kwok Pedro, Filemon Barbasa and Mrs Gandionco. I plan to post all of their success stories soon.
have you posted their successful stories? tnx
Can you reccomen companies that handles On the Job Trainess??? thanks
Yan lang mga negosyante natin? Kawawang mga pinoy….kokonti mga entrepeneurs…monopolized by the millionaires…kaya kinalalabasan…puro OFW ang bumubuhay sa economy ng pinas. Tsk..tsk..tsk…
proud 2 be pinoy……
keep up d gud work…