Ramon Lopez (businessman)

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Ramón López
DTI Sec. Lopez (cropped).jpg
Lopez in 2016
Secretary of Trade and Industry
Assumed office
June 30, 2016
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byAdrian Cristobal Jr.
Personal details
Ramón López

Ramón M. López is the incumbent Secretary of Trade and Industry under the Rodrigo Duterte's administration. Before he was appointed as the DTI secretary, he was the Vice President and Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of RFM Corporation,[1] having served for the company for 22 years, and Executive Director of Go Negosyo of the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship.[2]

He topped his Master in Development Economics at Williams College in Massachusetts (1988) and finished his AB Economics degree at the University of the Philippines Diliman in 1981.[3]


  1. ^ "Ramon Lopez formally resigns from RFM to head DTI". Food Evolution. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Duterte names DTI, DOT, DOH chiefs". ABS-CBN News. June 13, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Hon. Ramon M. Lopez JR. Secretary Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Resume" (PDF). Retrieved December 6, 2016.
Political offices
Preceded by
Adrian Cristobal Jr.
Secretary of Trade and Industry
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Francisco Duque
as Secretary of Health
Order of Precedence of the Philippines
as Secretary of Trade and Industry
Succeeded by
Rolando Joselito Bautista
as Secretary of Social Welfare and Development