Felipe L. Gozon

Felipe L. Gozon

Chairman & CEO
GMA Network Inc.

 

Felipe L. Gozon

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Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, Filipino, 74 years old, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of GMA Network, Inc.

Atty. Gozon is a Senior Partner at the Law Firm of Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila. Aside from GMA Network, Inc., he is also Chairman and CEO of GMA Marketing and Productions, Inc. and GMA New Media, Inc.; Chairman and President of FLG Management and Development Corp.; Chairman of Alta Productions Group, Inc., Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc., Mont-Aire Realty and Development Corp., Philippine Entertainment Portal, Inc., and RGMA Network, Inc.; Vice Chairman of Malayan Savings and Mortgage Bank; Director of, among other companies, Gozon Development Corp., Justitia Realty and Management Corp., Antipolo Agri-Business and Land Development Corp., Capitalex Holdings, Inc., BGE Holdings, Inc., Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chamber of Commerce of the Philippine Islands and  President of Lex Realty, Inc. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc., Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko Foundation, Inc., and The Potter and Clay Christian School Foundation, Inc.; Chairman and President of Gozon Foundation; and Trustee of Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation. Gozon is also an Advisory Board Member of the Asian Television Awards.

Atty. Gozon is a recipient of several awards for his achievement in law, media, public service, and business, including the prestigious Chief Justice Special Award given by the Chief Justice of the Philippines (1991), Presidential Award of Merit given by the Philippine Bar Association (1990 & 1993), CEO of the Year given by Uno Magazine (2004), Master Entrepreneur – Philippines (2004) by Ernst and Young, Outstanding Citizen of Malabon Award for Legal and Business Management by the Kalipunan ng Samahan sa Malabon (KASAMA) (2005), People of the Year by People Asia Magazine (2005), Outstanding Manilan Award in the field of Social Responsibility and Broadcasting given by the City Government of Manila (2011), Quezon City Gawad Parangal Most Outstanding Citizen for 2011 given by the City Government of Quezon (2011), Tycoon of the Decade Award given by BizNews Asia (2011), Lifetime Achievement Award given by the UP Alumni Association (2012), Certificate of Recognition given by the Civil Aeronautics Board (2012), Personality of the Year for Broadcast Media given by SKAL International Makati (2013), Outstanding Member-Achiever given by Phi Kappa Phi UP Chapter (International Honor Society) (2013) and Visionary Management CEO Award given by BizNews Asia (2013). He is also listed among Biz News Asia’s Power 100 (2003 to 2010).

Atty. Gozon earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines (among the first 10 of his class) and his Master of Laws degree from Yale University Law School. He was admitted to the Bar in 1962, placing 13th in the Bar examinations.