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'He was a true game-changer.'
When John Gokongwei Jr died one year ago, the country lost a true trailblazer. The founder of JG Summit was one of the richest men in the country, having built a conglomerate from the ground up that extends to multiple facets of ...
 
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Lance Gokongwei delivers the final send-off for his father, industrialist John Gokongwei Jr.
On behalf of my mother, Elizabeth, my sisters, Robina, Lisa, Faith, Hope, and Marcia, my uncles Eddie and James, my auntie Lily, my wife Jay and my children, in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews, I would like to thank everyone who has come ...
 
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Praises pour in for the late, great businessman John Gokongwei Jr., from those who have worked closely with him to employees who had encountered him.
On November 9, 2019, the nation mourned the passing of an esteemed taipan, John Gokongwei Jr. The industrialist and philanthropist has long been revered by many for his work ethic and business acumen. From selling garlic peanuts to building an empire, his rags-to-riches story has inspired many budding entrepreneurs ...
 
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The entrepreneur, industrialist, and philanthropist devoted much of his life to making Filipino lives better.
Entrepreneur and industrialist, businessman and philanthropist John L. Gokongwei Jr. has passed away. He was 93 years old.In a text message sent to Esquire Philippines, his son Lance Gokongwei said, "Our beloved husband, father and grandfather John Gokongwei, Jr. passed away peacefully 11:41 pm, November 9th, ...
 
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The Gokongwei Brothers Foundation focuses on education in the fields of science and engineering.
Taipan John Gokongwei, Jr. visited the Laguna campus of De La Salle University this morning.The 92-year-old founder and chairman emeritus of JG Summit was there to tour the center he helped support through the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation.The John Gokongwei Innovation Center (JGIC), ...
 
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The JG Summit chairman emeritus was given a lifetime achievement award at the University of San Carlos.
JG Summit Chairman Emeritus John Gokongwei, Jr. went back to his hometown of Cebu earlier this week to receive the lifetime achievement award from his Alma Mater, the University of San Carlos. DR. JOHN L. GOKONGWEI, JR., CEBUANO & CAROLINIAN On October 18th, ...
 
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John Gokongwei, Jr., once sold soap at the public market; now he is one of the Philippines' wealthiest individuals.
John Gokongwei, Jr. is a force to reckon with. In his 90s, he is still a top player in the Philippine economy, and has consistently retained a spot on Forbes' annual Billionaires List. His net worth is $4.4 billion.Gokongwei, Jr. is the founder ...
 
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Big John on values, the importance of money, and the best thing he's done with wealth.
Money is not that important. I don’t spend money that much. But in business it’s a measure of your success. In business, the way to measure success is money. I don’t have a yacht or a private plane or all that. I ...
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