EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines Academy
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines Academy comprises past winners and finalists of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Philippines.
Launched in 2003, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines Academy was launched to form a community amongst honorees of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines.
A network was created comprising this select group of outstanding entrepreneurs who have been pivotal in shaping the Philippines’ entrepreneurial ecosystem. This network of individuals have also played an important role in inspiring the next generation of promising entrepreneurs.
Through various gatherings and events, the Academy has enabled like-minded entrepreneurs to share ideas, forge valuable relationships, and foster new business ties and philanthropy.
The Academy has now seen more than 200 exceptional entrepreneurs join its network, all of whom help contribute to the business world through their vision, innovation and leadership in building and growing successful enterprises.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Rolandrei Viktor Varona, Founder, Zark’s Food Ventures Corporation
Woman Entrepreneur – Esther Wileen Go, President and Chief Executive Officer, Medilink Network, Inc.
Emerging Master Entrepreneur – Jose P. Magsaysay, Jr. Chairman Emeritus, Cinco Corporation
Master Entrepreneur – Benjamin O. Yao, Chairman and CEO, SteelAsia Manufacturing Corporation
Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 – Benjamin O. Yao, Chairman and CEO, SteelAsia Manufacturing Corporation
Alexander M. Cruz, Chairman and CEO, XRC Mall Developer, Inc.
Beverly M. Dayanan, Founder and President, Contempo Property Holdings, Inc.
Miguel C. Garcia, Founder and Chairman, President and CEO, DTSI Group, Inc.
Alvin S. Hing, Chairman and CEO, Excelsior Farms, Inc.
Paul T. Holaysan, Presiden and COO, Excelsior Farms, Inc.
Henry Lim Bon Liong, Chairman and CEO, SL Agritech Corporation
Olivia Limpe-Aw, President and CEO, Destileria Limtuaco & Co. Inc.
Sindulfo L. Sumagang, President, OneWorld Alliance Logistics Corporation
Regan C. Sy, CEO and VP- Marketing, Regan Industrial Services, Inc.
Necisto U. Sytengco, Chairman, SBS Philippines Corporation
Aivee A. Teo, President and Medical Director, The A-Institute
Woman Entrepreneur – Rissa Mananquil Trillo, Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer, Happy Skin Cosmetics
Industry Entrepreneur – Jose R. Soberano III, Chairman and CEO, Cebu Landmasters, Inc.
Emerging Entrepreneur – Lester Yu, Founder and CEO, Fruitas Holdings, Inc.
Master Entrepreneur – Natividad Y. Cheng, Chairman and CEO, Multiflex RNC Philippines, Inc. (Uratex)
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 – Natividad Y. Cheng, Chairman and CEO, Multiflex RNC Philippines, Inc. (Uratex)
Robert John L. Blancaflor, Managing Director, Robert Blancaflor & Groups, Inc.
Melesa D. Chua, President and CEO, CDC Holdings, Inc.
Levy V. Espiritu, Chairman and CEO, DATEM, Inc.
Atty. Francis S. Ganzon, President, Bangko Kabayan, Inc.
Octavia D. Hizon, CEO, Hizon’s Restaurant & Catering Services, Inc.
Rommel T. Juan, CEO, Binalot Fiesta Foods, Inc.
Ricardo F. Lagdameo, Vice President, Damosa Land, Inc.
Dr. Peter Ira P. Laurel, University President, Lyceum of the Philippines University – Batangas, Inc.
Maynard S. Ngu, CEO, Cosmic Technologies Incorporated (Cherry Mobile)
Ma. Estela O. Nievera, President and CEO, Cabalen Management Co., Inc.
Cristino L. Panlilio, President, Balibago Waterworks System, Inc.
Samuel L. Po, Chairman and President, JS Unitrade Merchandise, Inc.
Charles M. Streegan, President and CEO, Pacific Traders and Manufacturing Corporation/HCS Management
Antonio S. Tan, Chairman and CEO, Lion Commercial Corporation
Lester Mark E. Yee, Managing Director, Esprutingkle Food Corporation
Woman Entrepreneur –Judith Versoza, President & CEO, Aveate Management Corporation
Innovation Entrepreneur – Philip Tan, President & CEO, Wellmade Motors and Development Corporation
Industry Entrepreneur – Jose Mari Del Rosario, President & CEO, Microtel Inns and Suits (Pilipinas), Inc.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Antonio Agustin Escalante, President, Escanova Ventures, Inc. (Antonio’s)
Master Entrepreneur – Nico Jose Nolledo, Chairman and CEO, Xurpas, Inc.
Januario Jesus Gregorio Atencio, President & CEO, 8990 Holdings, Inc.
Julieta Austria, President, Blue Macay Manufacturing Corp.
Martine Cajucom, Creative Director, Sunnies Studios
Roland Delantar, President & CEO, RCD Land Incorporated
Benjamin Lao, President, Lao Integrated Farms, Inc.
Woman Entrepreneur – Dr. Milagros O. How, Executive Vice-President, Universal Harvester, Inc.
Young Entrepreneur – Juliet D. Herrera, President & General Manager, Serenitea Cha Kitchen
Small Business Entrepreneur – Leonarda O. Capuyan, President, Narda’s Handwoven Arts & Crafts and Narda’s Trading Corporation
Master Entrepreneur – Ben Chan, Chairman of the Board Suyen Corporation
Santiago G. Araneta, CEO/Chairman, LBC Express Inc.
Alexander L. Bangsoy, President/CEO, Goshen Land Capital, Inc.
Maria Lorena Simeon-Florendo, President/CEO, LiFEDATA Systems, Inc.
Alberto D. Lina, Chairman, Airfreight 2100, Inc.
Cesar Mario O. Mamon, President & Chairman of the Board, Enchanted Kingdom, Inc.
Manuel H. Osmeña, Chairman, Many O Group
Dr. Victor V. Perez, President, University of Cagayan Valley
Rajan A. Uttamchandani, CEO/Chairman, Esquire Financing, Inc
Woman Entrepreneur – Venus C. Genson, CEO/President, Art ‘N’ Nature, Inc.
Young Entrepreneur – Marvin Agustin, President, SumoSam Foods, Inc.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Jonathan O. Suy, General Manager, Jomaray Pulp Packaging Industries
Social Entrepreneur – Jaime I. Ayala, Founder & CEO, Hybrid Social Solutions, Inc.
Emerging Master Entrepreneur – Tommany Tan, President & CEO, FERN, Inc.
Master Entrepreneur – Jose Victor P. Paterno, President & CEO, Philippine Seven Corporation
Raul Ang, President, Maxima Machineries
Antonette De Guzman & Carolina Osteria, Managing Directors, ACM Landholdings, Inc.
Raoul Roberto Goco, Executive Chef/Owner, Cyma Greek Taverna, Co.
Ronald Guzman, CEO, President and Founder, Medical Colleges of Northern Philippines
Raphael Juan, President, Centro Manufacturing Corporation
Raphael Lim Soon, President, North Park Noodle House
Amelia Manas, President/CEO, Bruno’s Services Corporation
Nelson Par and Siu Ping Par, Chairman and CEO/COO PR Gaz Franchising Corporation
Mariel Vincent Rapisura & Edwin Salonga, Chairperson, Social Enterprise Development Partnerships Inc.
Willy Tee Ten, President/Ddealer Principal, Autohub Group of Companies
Woman Entrepreneur – Maria Fe P. Agudo, President & CEO, Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc.
Innovation Entrepreneur – Bienvenido V. Tantoco III, President, Rustan Supercenters, Inc.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Reynaldo T. Paulino, Managing Director, Kraftika Filipina
Social Entrepreneur – Anna Meloto-Wilk & Camille Meloto, President & Creative Director, Gandang Kalikasan, Inc.
Emerging Master Entrepreneur – Ferdinand Y. Marañon, President & CEO, Sagrex Corporation
Master Entrepreneur – Erramon I. Aboitiz, President & CEO, Aboitiz Power Corporation
Bernardo Francisco III, President & Founder, Let’s Go Foundation
Raul Anthony Concepcion, President & COO, Concepcion Durables, Inc.
Bernard Faustino Dy, School VP, University of Perpetual Help System & Isabela Hotel
Prudencio Garcia, President, Mekeni Food Corporation
Jaime Enrique Gonzalez, CEO, IPVG Corp.
Pacita Juan, President & CEO, Earth Life Store Supply, Inc.
Ronnel Rivera, Stockholder, Director, & President, Gensan Shipyard & Machine Works, Inc.
Genevieve Tan, Chief Executive Mentor, Southville International School and Colleges
Winston Uy, President, Universal Leaf Philippines, Inc.
Francis Glenn Yu, President & CEO, Sea Oil Philippines
Woman Entrepreneur – Esther A. Vibal, President, Vibal Publishing House, Inc.
Agribusiness Entrepreneur – Lyndon C. Tan, President, Basic Necessity, Inc.
Young Entrepreneur – Gabino M. Abejo, Jr., President & CEO, Abejo Builders Corp.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Edgar J. Sia III, Chairman & CEO Mang Inasal Philippines, Inc.
Social Entrepreneur – Antonio P. Meloto, Jr., Chairman, Gawad Kalinga Community Development Foundation
Master Entrepreneur – Tennyson G. Chen, President, Bounty Fresh Food Inc.
Mary Joy Abaquin, Founding Directress, Multiple Intelligence International School
Corazon P. Aquino, CFO, C & Triple A Supermarket Inc. and A-Pine Marketing, Inc.
Paolo Benigno Aquino IV and Mark Joaquin Ruiz, President & Managing Director, Microventures Inc.
Adelfa Borro, CEO, Ted’s Oldtimer La Paz Batchoy
Ireneo Dalayon, CEO, Federation ARB/Banana Based Cooperative of Davao (FEDCO)
Junie Del Mundo, CEO, EON The Stakeholder Relations Firm
Teodoro Ferrer, President, Generika Drugstore
Anthony L. Huang, Executive Vice-President, Store Specialists, Inc.
Benjamin Liuson, President, The Generics Pharmacy Franchising Corp.
Ronald V. Pineda, President, Adenip Inc. (Folded and Hung)
Remegio G. Salanatin, Corporate President, R.G. Salanatin Construction, Inc.
Annabella Wisniewski, President & CEO, Raintree Management Partners, Inc.
Woman Entrepreneur – Corazon D. Ong, Founder & Vice Chairman, CDO Foodsphere, Inc.
Innovation Entrepreneur –Kenneth C. Cobonpue, CEO, Interior Crafts of the Islands, Inc.
Manufacturing Entrepreneur – Justin S. Uy, President, Profood International Corporation
Small Business Entrepreneur – Eduarda V. Ayo, Owner & Manager, E.V. Ayo Enterprises
Social Entrepreneur – Gemma N. Bulos, Founding Director, A Single Drop for Safe Water
Emerging Master Entrepreneur – Antonio L. Tiu, CEO, Agrinurture, Inc.
Master Entrepreneur – Amb. Jesus P. Tambunting, Chairman & President, Planters Development Bank
Mylene Abiva, President & CEO, Felta Multimedia, Inc.
Dustin Andaya, Chairman & Marketing Director, Philippine Cut Flower Corporation
Henry P. Cureg, President & Chairman of the Board, United Graphic Expression Corporation
Michael L. Escaler, President, All Asian Countertrade, Inc.
Bonifacio Fernandez, President & CEO, BF Industries, Inc.
Antonio Gloria, President & CEO, Unitel Productions, Inc.
William Tiu Lim, President & CEO, Mega Fishing Corporation
Marianne Quebral, Executive Director & Founding Board Member, Venture for Fund Raising
Ricardo Reyes, Jr., President & CEO, Ricky Reyes Hair Salon for Men & Women
Carlos Salinas, Chairman & CEO Philippine Transmarine Carriers
Salvador B. Veluz, CEO, Buddy’s Pizza and Restaurant
Mary Grace Arboleda-Young, President, Cordillera Coffee Co., Inc.
Woman Entrepreneur – President & CEO, Margarita A. Fores, Cibo, Inc.
Realty and Construction Entrepreneur –Wilfredo M. Tan, President & CEO Hausland Development Corporation (HDC)
Innovation Entrepreneur – Abelardo Tolentino, Jr., President & CEO, Aidea Philippines, Inc.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Raymund Joseph T. Laurel, President & Creative Director, Rajo Laurel Enterprises
Social Entrepreneur – Maria Angela dlc. Villalba, Executive Director, Unlad Kabayan Migrant Services Foundation
Master Entrepreneur – Wilfred Steven Uytengsu, Jr., President & CEO, Alaska Milk Corporation
Amb. E.B. Antonio, Chairman, Century Properties Group
Jose F. Cervantes, Jr., President, Portion Fillers, Inc.
Chester Cokaliong, Founder, CEO & COO, Cokaliong Shipping Lines, Inc.
Cecilia Del Castillo, Executive Director, Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, inc.
Edward K. Lee, Chairman & CEO, CitisecOnline.com, Inc.
Roy Rivera, Managing Director, RD Realty Development Corporation
Exequiel Robles, President & CEO, Sta. Lucia Realty and Development, Inc.
Sebastian A. Tamayo, President, Far East Hotel Management and Consultancy, Inc.
Evelyn Lao-Yap, President, Benby Enterprises, Inc.
Information and Communications Technology Entrepreneur – Dennis B. Mendiola,CEO, Chikka Asia, Inc.
Innovation Entrepreneur –Illac Angelo A. Diaz, Founder, Pier one Seaman’s Dorm, Inc.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Julita P. Urbina, Proprietor, Café Laguna
Social Entrepreneur – Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip, Managing Director, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Inc. (CARD)
Master Entrepreneur – Senen C. Bacani, Chairman and President, La Frutera, Inc.
Emerging Master Entrepreneur – Jonathan Y. Dee, President and CEO, Alliance Tuna International, Inc.
Rafaelito Barino, President and Chairman of the Board , Duros Development Corporation
Dr. Rommel Bautista, President and Creative Director, Fino Leatherware, Inc.
Oscar Chan, General Manager, San Jose Kitchen Cabinets Manufacturing
Bansan Choa, Chairman and CEO, iRemit, Inc.
Roberto Claudio, Chairman and CEO, Quorum Group of Companies
William Liu, Chief Executive Officer, Primary Structures Corp.
Mariano S. Manas, Jr., President, M&H Food Corp.
Dioceldo S. Sy, Chief Executive Officer, Ever Bilena Cosmetics, Inc.
Tourism Entrepreneur – Lance Y. Gokongwei,President and CEO ,Cebu Air, Inc.
Innovation Entrepreneur – Engr. Gregorio G. Sanchez, Jr., Founder, Lacto Bacillus Pafi Techno Resources Corporation
Small Business Entrepreneur – Jonathan Jay P. Aldeguer, President and Chairman, Islands Souvenir, Inc.
Socially Responsible Entrepreneur – Ritche C. Rivera, President, RD Manufacturing
Master Entrepreneur – Alfredo M. Yao, Chairman, Zest-O Corporation
Emerging Master Entrepreneur – Johnlu G. Koa, Founder and CEO, The French Baker, Inc.
Woman Entrepreneur – Ruth S. Callanta, President, Center for Community Transformation
Young Entrepreneur – Bryan C. Tiu, President, Teriyaki Boy, Inc.
Uldarico Brizuela, Chairman, Airlift Asia, Inc.
Guillermo Choa, President,Property Company of Friends, Inc.
Marcelino Chua, President, Sportshouse International Leisure Inc.
Alejandra C. Clemente, Chairman,Rajah Tours Philippines, Inc.
Ricardo Cuna, President and CEO, Milkin Corp.
Mary Ann Cruz Dela Vega, Managing Partner, Bluer Than Blue Joint Ventures Co.
Catherine Delantar, Co-Founder and VP- Finance, Nature’s Legacy Eximport, Inc.
Roberto R. Gandionco, Chief Executive Officer, Julie’s Franchise Corp.
Esperanza Garcia,Chairman of the Board ,Cebu CFI Community Cooperative
Henry Lim Bon Liong, Chairman and CEO, SL Agritech Corp.
Yoland Pajaro, President and CEO, Via Venetto
Ritche Rivera,President, RD Manufacturing Group
Gregorio Sanchez, Jr., Founder, Lacto Bacillus Pafi Techno Resources Corp.
Glenn Anthony Soco, President, Coffee Dream Company, Inc.
Agribusiness Entrepreneur – Rodrigo E. Rivera, Sr., Chairman & CEO, RD Corporation
Small Business Entrepreneur – Mr. Wilson P. Ng, President & CEO , Ng Khai Development Corporation
Socially Responsible Entrepreneur – Cecilio K. Pedro, Chief Executive Officer, Lamoiyan Corporation
Master Entrepreneur – Felipe L. Gozon, Chairman, President & CEO, GMA Network, Inc.
Emerging Master Entrepreneur – Tomas Victorino A. Meneses, Founding Chairman & CEO ,Meneses Group of Companies
Woman Entrepreneur – Socorro C. Ramos, Founder and General Manager, National Book Store
Ferdinand Agustin, President, Lyncor, Inc.
Virginia Chico, Proprietor, Jewel’s Store
Ricarte Gapuz, Owner, R.A. Gapuz Review Center
Miguel Garcia, President and CEO, Diversified Technology Systems, Inc.
Alfonso U. Lim, President & CEO, Limketkai Manufacturing Corp.
Wilson Lim, Founder & President, Abenson, Inc. and Waltermart Supermarket
Tomas Victorino A. Meneses, Founding Chairman & CEO, Tynor Drug House, Inc.
Daniel M. Moran, President, Amici and Cara Mia
Teresita Ngan Tian, President and Treasurer, Lotsa Pizza Franchise Systems, Inc.
Alberto M. Soriano, President & CEO, AJMR Holding Company, Inc.
Jimmy Thai, President, Primer International Holdings & Management, Inc.
Information and Communications Technology Entrepreneur - Ernest L. Cu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Globe Telecom, Inc.
Small Business Entrepreneur – Pacita U. Juan, Founder and President, Echostore, Inc.
Socially Responsible Entrepreneur – Doris Magsaysay-Ho, President and Chief Executive Officer, Magsaysay Maritime, Corp.
Master Entrepreneur – Tony Tan Caktiong, Founder and Chairman , Jollibee Foods Corporation
Woman Entrepreneur – Myla Villanueva, Chairperson, MDI Group of Companies
Amable Aguiluz, Founder, Owner and Chairman, AMA Group of Companies
Jonathan Jay Aldeguer, President and Chairman, Island Souvenirs, Inc.
Steve Benitez, President and CEO, Coffee Centrale The Bean Co., Inc.
Juan Chua, President, Nexus Technologies, Inc.
Cliff Eala, President and Director, Sequel Solutions
Lisa Gokongwei-Cheng, President and CEO,Summit Media
Lolita Hizon, President, Pampanga’s Best, Inc.
Joaquin Lu, President and CEO ,Mommy Gina Tuna Resources
Yolanda Ong, Chairperson, Campaigns & Grey
Cecilio K. Pedro, Chief Executive Officer, Lamoiyan Trading Corp.
Alexandra Prieto-Romalduez, President and CEO,Philippine Daily Inquirer
Feliciano Torres, President and General Manager, Yazaki-Torres Manufacturing
Myrna Tang-Yao, Chief Executive Officer, Richwell Trading Corp.