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Ramon K. Ilusorio

Ramon K. Ilusorio

  • 1st Filipino to reach the North Pole on board the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal (1996)
  • 1st Filipino, 1st man ever to make the Arctic Ocean crossing via the North Pole and the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility from Europe to North America (1996)
  • "Father of the Philippine Money Market"

"When an enterprise is clean (no conflict of interests), and corruption free, it should produce more business because clients would have more assurance that their own officers are also clean. Corruption is often a two way street."


Curriculum Vitae: Ramon K. Ilusorio
Speech: The Isolation of Personal Risks
TOYM List of Awardees 1959-2002

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...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?