John Gokongwei rouses crowd at 10th Asean Business Awards
He was met with a thunderous applause from the audience.
With wide cheers from the audience, John Gokongwei Jr. of JG Summit Holdings received his Legacy Award at the 10th Asean Business Awards.
The awards are sponsored by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council, which is composed of business leaders from different ASEAN member countries.
“He was recogniced for being an ‘iconic entrepreneur.’ Gokongwei, 91, is among first industrialists from the Philippines to penetrate ASEAN with his cookies, biscuits, chips and crisps, and flavoured tea,” business journalist Lala Rimando said on her FB post.
Congratulations to our country’s Bilyonaryo, John Gokongwei, Jr.! #