Dr. Lucio Tan Receives 1st ALAB Award from Anvil Business Club


The honorable Dr. Lucio Tan was recently bestowed the 1st “Anvil Leadership Award for Business Excellence” (ALAB Award) from Anvil Business Club!

This was held at the same time during the induction of new officers and its 28th anniversary celebration at Century Hotel Manila. Led by chairman Wilson Lee Flores and president Patrick Cua, they honored Dr. Lucio C. Tan with the recognition for his outstanding business & community leadership, and his multifarious philanthropy.

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Dr. Lucio Tan Receives 1st ALAB Award from Anvil Business Club

Dr. Lucio Tan is the chairman of LT Group, Inc., Tan Yan Kee Foundation, Philippine Airlines (PAL), Philippine National Bank (PNB), Asia Brewery, Tanduay Distillers and many others. Tan is also chairman emeritus of the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII), which shall hold its biennial national convention starting March 21, 2019.

Present at Alab Award ceremony for Dr. Lucio Tan were the Federation oF Philippine Industries chairman Jesus Carranza, FFCCCII president Domingo Yap, Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) president Sergio Ortiz-Luis, Jr., Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI) president George Barcelon, and other business groups.

More About Anvil Business Club

The Anvil Business Club was founded in 1991 by a group of 17 young Filipino Chinese entrepreneurs at Malacariang Palace at a ceremony hosted by then President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino.

Its goals are promoting traditional Confucian and Filipino values, civic consciousness, entrepreneurial courage, professional excellence, dynamic leadership and global competitiveness.

All presidents of the Philippines have spoken to Anvil Business Club, from President Cory C. Aquino to President Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Among diverse civic, cultural, economic and other undertakings of Anvil Business Club include promoting international investors to come to the Philippines; promoting businesses in provincial areas outside Metro Manila, 2009 donation of the larger-than-life Confucius Monument for Rizal Park’s Chinese Garden to honor all teachers of the world and holding an annual Teacher’s Day tribute to educators every birthday of Confucius on September 28, different forums and workshops with renowned business leaders; giving scholarship grants and donating relief supplies during natural calamities.

In fact, the Anvil Business Club recently gave away 10,000 tikoy to urban poor families of Camarin and Barracks communities in north Caloocan City,

Congratulations once again to Dr. Lucio Tan and to the Anvil Business Club on its 28th anniversary and induction of their 2019 officers!

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Jonel Uy

Jonel Uy is the Managing Director of Good News Manila (GNM). He is a Social Media Consultant and Digital Marketer at DigitalCircles, a social media and influencer marketing agency, Jonel also teaches IT at a local college in the Philippines and is the founder of BloggerManila.com and SeatsForTwo.com, among others.


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