George SK Ty honored for achievements and contributions to Japan
The Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company founder has again brought honor to the country.
The Government of Japan has recently conferred taipan George Siao Kian Ty with “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star” in “recognition of his contribution to strengthening the economic relations between Japan and the Philippines.
“As a major player in the Philippine banking sector, Dr. Ty has been instrumental in forging several cooperation initiatives with not only major financial institutions but also rural banks in Japan, thereby facilitating the entry of more Japanese investments including MSMEs into the Philippine market. Having successfully steered the Metrobank Group and the GT Capital Holdings to greater heights for decades, Dr. Ty also took the lead in launching landmark joint ventures with many Japanese companies in several sectors,” the Embassy of Japan said in a statement.
Congratulations and thank you for further strengthening Philippines’ alliance with Japan, Dr. Ty! #