Mr. Washington Z. SyCipThe board of directors, management, officers and staff of the Lopez Group of Companies mourn the loss of Mr. Washington Z. SyCip.
His astute mind made him a pillar in corporate governance and business advisory, while his gentle heart made him a champion of education for the Filipino youth. His faith in the Filipino lives on in the companies he guided, and in the causes he took on. We share his commitment to uplift communities through basic, professional and livelihood training.
Mr. SyCip was a director of Lopez Holdings Corporation since April 30, 1997. He attended his last board meeting as lead independent director on October 6, 2017. He was a director of First Philippine Holdings Corporation since November 10, 1997 until he passed away on October 8 (Philippine time).