Tagged: henry sy

08
Nov
2019

The ‘Mother’ of All Entrepreneurs

The story of hair and beauty guru-turned-entrepreneur Ricky Reyes is a classic rags to riches tale. From a floor sweeper in a hair salon to a neophyte hairdresser who opened his first shop in San Juan in 1973, Reyes has established a beauty empire that has pioneered in many hair...

18
Oct
2019

Forbes: The Philippines’ 40 Richest List 2011

According to Forbes Philippines’ 40 richest list of 2011, thirty-two tycoons are richer and for the fourth year in a row Henry Sy holds the top spot with a net worth of $7.2 billion, up from $5 billion last year. The biggest gainer in percentage terms is former trade minister...

04
Jul
2019

2009 Philippines’ 40 Richest Businessmen

Published last August 25, Forbes Rich List showed that the total networth of the Philippines’ wealthiest has reached $16.4 billion, higher than last year’s $14.2 billion. This is just an indication of country’s economic recovery. Forbes attributed this to signs of recovery as various industries benefited from high remittances sent...

20
Jan
2017

5 Oldest Living Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

It is the norm for US citizens to put their elderly in nursing homes across the country. Admittedly, a few of them would hire caregiver services in Illinois and various states so that their parents can receive the care they needed without leaving the familiarity and comfort of their homes....

13
Feb
2015

Henry Sy: Father of Philippine Retail

“Success is not just good luck. It is a combination of hard work, good credit standing, opportunity, readiness, and timing.” – Henry Sy Sr. Henry Sy, known as the “Father of Philippine Retail” and the #1 Philippines’ richest man, was born October 25, 1924 in the village of Ankhue, in...