Jon Ramon Aboitiz

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Jon Ramon Martinez Aboitiz (born April 26, 1948)[1] is a Spanish Filipino businessman, and the president of the Aboitiz & Company and Aboitiz Equity Ventures, part of the Aboitiz Group.[2]

He started with the Aboitiz Group in 1970, after graduating from the University of Santa Clara, California with a B.S. Commerce, major in Management. From a manager he became its president in 1976 and in 1991 became president of Aboitiz & Co. of the Aboitiz Shipping Corp.

He now holds various positions in the Aboitiz Group, including chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Davao Light & Power Co., Inc., chairman of Veco and Aboitiz Jebsen Bulk Transport Corp., and director of Hapag-Lloyd Phils., Cotabato Ice Plant Inc. and Bukidnon Hydropower Corp.

Aboitiz also serves as trustee of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc., the Aboitiz Group Foundation Inc. and the Association of Philippine Foundations, and is a member of the Board of Advisors, Washington Sycip Policy Forum at the Asian Institute of Management.


  1. ^ "Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1984," database with images, FamilySearch( : 26 May 2016), Jon Ramon Aboitiz, 26 Apr 1948; citing Birth, Manila, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines, Civil Registry Office, City Hall of Manila; FHL microfilm 1,504,340.
  2. ^ "About Us". Aboitiz Group. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 

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