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12.25.2005

Henry Sy Sr.



Henry Sy, Sr.

  • 1st Chinese-Filipino recipient of the PCE Big Brother of Filipino Entrepreneurs award (2006)
  • 1st Chinese-Filipino recipient of the PRA President's Award (2005)
  • Founder of SM Department Store (Shoe Mart, 1958)
  • Owner of SM Investments Corp.
  • "Father of Philippine Retailing"


QUOTE
"I think the Philippines could be good for 40 malls."


ALIAS
"Retail King"


DATE OF BIRTH
December 25, 1924

BIRTHPLACE
Xiamen, China


WIFE: Felicidad
Henry and Felicidad have 6 children.



USEFUL LINKS

SM Prime Holdings.com
SM Shoemart.com
SM Department Store.com
Henry Sy & family, The World's Richest People - Forbes.com
Wikipedia Article on Henry Sy
Mr. Henry Sy, Sr.: Recipient of "The Big Brother of Filipino Entrepreneurs Award"
Henry Sy's Climb Up To His Personal Mt. Everest
Henry Sy, Sr. named "Father of Philippine Retailing" in 2005 OFR Awards
SM Mall of Asia opens
Will World's Largest Mall Be Built In Philippines?


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  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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