LGC CEO Wins Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award

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Laus Group of Companies Chief Executive Officer, Lisset Laus-Velasco, received the 2022 Female Entrepreneur of the Year award at the recent EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines awards. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is an annual awards program that recognizes top entrepreneurs in the Philippines for their contributions to the economy and society. For more than a decade, EY has been committed to supporting the entrepreneurial cause in the Philippines, coinciding with the government’s emphasis on promoting entrepreneurship and preparing local entrepreneurs to conquer the global market. (Photo courtesy of MTL)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO President and CEO of the Laus Group of Companies, Lisset Laus-Velasco, received the 2022 “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” award at the recent EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines Awards.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is an annual awards program that recognizes top entrepreneurs in the Philippines for their contributions to the economy and society.

For more than a decade, EY has been committed to supporting the entrepreneurial cause in the Philippines, coinciding with the government’s emphasis on promoting entrepreneurship and preparing local entrepreneurs to conquer the global market.

Other finalists for the award were Ricardo D. Abelardo, Jr., of Artemisplus Express Inc./Kitchen City; Roberto J. Chan of Atlanta Industries, Inc.; Allyxon T. Cua from Accent Micro Technologies, Inc.; Ana L. de Ocampo of Wild Flour Bakery + Café Corp.; Jacqueline Jade Y. Gutierrez of Beauty Refinery, Inc./BLK Cosmetics; Raymond G. Jarina of INTECO Isuzu Dealer Group; Robert Lo of RDF Feed, Livestock and Foods, Inc.; Jeffrey T. Ng of Cathay Land, Inc.; Ibrahim M. Nuño of Metro Stonerich Corp.; Aileen Y. Suy of Ana’s Breeders Farms, Inc.; Maria Francesca Tan of the MFT group of companies; and Antonio D. Ynoc of Prime Movers Total Logistics, Inc.

LGC matriarch Tess M. Laus congratulated her daughter, saying, “Congratulations Lisset. Your dad must be proud! We give glory to God!”

Lisset’s father is the late founder of LGC, Levy P. Laus.

The late Laus was one of the leading advocates of rural development.

He served as President and CEO of Clark Development Corporation from 2006 to 2008.

In 1978, LPL established a small car dealership, with meager capital and only three cars on display.

Lisset took over the management of the company when his father died in 2019.

Today, Laus Group of Companies is a diversified car dealership conglomerate and is now considered the largest multi-brand dealership network in the Philippines.

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