John Gokongwei

JOHN GOKONGWEI, JR 吴奕辉

Chairman emeritus

The 86-year-old heads the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, to which he donated half his JG Summit shares upon turning 80. The foundation supports education projects, donating US$6 million to De La Salle University’s College of Engineering, 50 million Philippine pesos (S$1.42 million) to the University of San Carlos and providing 34 scholarships to the Beijing Language and Culture University among others.

Company:

JG Summit Holdings

Net worth:

US$4.8 billion