Marianne Go
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Going up against Goliaths
by Marianne Go - March 31, 2023 - 12:00am
Joining the big boys’ club, much like joining a fraternity, needs a lot of courage and strength to endure whatever the frat boys will throw at you to test your mettle and ability to survive and, hopefully,...
Support for MSMEs
by Marianne Go - March 24, 2023 - 12:00am
In his younger years, he was idealistic and wanted to be a soldier to serve the country. However, he soon realized that he really could not bear the hardships that a soldier has to go through, and instead ended up...
Persistent George
by Marianne Go - March 17, 2023 - 12:00am
Twelve years ago, I had the chance to interview George Yang for a magazine article where he claimed he was already taking things easy and had turned over the management of most of his businesses to his two eldest...
Annual bankers’ night
by Marianne Go - March 2, 2023 - 12:00am
Optimism seemed to be the theme of the recent annual bankers’ night held Friday last week, as Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Felipe Medalla assured the banking community that the Philippine banking system...
Uncle Bill
by Marianne Go - November 21, 2022 - 12:00am
It was a pleasant surprise to receive a luncheon invitation from CTBC Bank vice chairman William “Bill” Go after more than three years since the start of the pandemic.
Emperador formalizes listing at Singapore bourse
by Marianne Go - July 15, 2022 - 12:00am
Business tycoon Andrew Tan’s liquor company Emperador Inc. listed yesterday on the main board of the Singapore Exchange, making it the first Philippine Stock Exchange-primary listed company to conduct secondary...
Victor Consunji tweaks a legacy
by Marianne Go - January 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Victor Consunji, at 43, is slowly and steadily carving out his own construction and real estate company.
Executive profile: PNB’S Wick Veloso
by Marianne Go - November 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Jose Arnulfo “Wick” Veloso, president and chief executive officer of Philippine National Bank, has mellowed from his alpha male days as one of the top treasury traders in the 1990s to 2000s.
Seminarian, rebel, banker
by Marianne Go - November 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Who would think that a failed seminarian and a political rebel could still succeed and become the chairman of one of the country’s top universal banks?
By God’s grace
by Marianne Go - November 5, 2021 - 12:00am
June Cheryl “Chaye” Cabal-Revilla, a 21-year veteran of PLDT, assumed the role of executive vice president and chief finance officer of Metro Pacific Investment Corp. in December last year after the...
Executive profile: Life lessons from TG
by Marianne Go - October 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Jose Teodoro K. Limcaoco or TG, as he prefers to be called, is well-known in the banking industry having had various experience with J.P Morgan and Co. and British banking giant Barclays, Bank of the Philippine Islands...
P&G’s Evelyn Chua-Ng: Finding the right work-life balance
by Marianne Go - October 22, 2021 - 12:00am
At the prime of her life, Evelyn Chua-Ng, 43, is an outstanding example of a successful career woman who has achieved a perfect work-life balance, grounded by a strong Christian faith.
Find your next office space in Cavite or Iloilo
by Marianne Go - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
As government planners look for ways to decongest Mega Manila and encourage economic activity outside of the metropolis, property giant Megaworld—through its office development arm Megaworld Premier Offices—is...
GMCAC ready to embark on 2nd phase of MCIA development
by Marianne Go - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Even as it is just about ready to inaugurate and start full operations of its newly constructed Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) by June this year, GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC)...
Maybank reviews branch network, launches improved mobile app
by Marianne Go - February 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Maybank Philippines Inc., the local unit of Malaysia’s largest financial group, is starting the Year of the Dog with a new president and plans to review its branch network and upgrade its virtual banking.
Andrew Tan’s Emperador acquires Fundador
by Marianne Go - November 30, 2015 - 9:00am
Spain’s iconic brandy is now owned by a Filipino.
Pardo confirms Tan is willing to sell PNB stake
by Marianne Go - March 14, 2000 - 12:00am
Finance Secretary Jose Pardo confirmed yesterday that businessman Lucio Tan is willing to sell his 46-percent stake in Philippine National Bank along with the government's remaining 30-percent stake.
ManilaBank takes over TA Bank
by Marianne Go - January 13, 2000 - 12:00am
Thrift bank Manila Banking Corp. (ManilaBank) of the Puyat family has acquired 60 percent of Malaysian-owned TA Bank, solidifying ManilaBank's bid to become a commercial bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)...
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