David M. Consunji receives Asia CEO Awards 2015
DMCI Holdings, Inc. Founding Chairman David M. Consunji received the highest honors at this year’s Asia CEO Awards.
Regarded as the father of contemporary construction industry in the Philippines, Consunji was conferred the Lifetime Contributor Award for the private sector, in recognition of his decades-long contribution to nation building.
Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr., Philippine envoy to the United States, was awarded the Lifetime Contributor award for the public sector.
Consunji is credited for building structures and landmarks that defined urban skylines and delivered real benefits to countless Filipinos. He also served as Department of Public Works and Highways secretary.
His company, D.M. Consunji, Inc. (DMCI), constructed many of the buildings in the Makati and Ortigas financial districts, the South Metro Manila Skyway, LRT 1 North Extension, Philippine International Convention Center, Cultural Center of the Philippines, among others.
His son, DMCI Holdings Chairman Isidro A. Consunji, received the prestigious award during the recognition rites at the Grand Ballroom of Marriott Hotel in Newport City.
“More than an individual recognition, the Lifetime Contributor of the Year Award will form part of the heritage and legacy of my father and the companies he established,” said Consunji.
“His accomplishments will continue to define our heritage, and his legacy shall serve as our standard and inspiration,” he added.
The Asia CEO Awards is the largest business awards in the Philippines and one of the largest of its kind in Asia-Pacific region.
DMCI Homes founder and construction industry pioneer David Consunji, chairman of DMCI Holdings, was conferred the Lifetime Contributor award for the private sector. He received Asia CEO Awards 2015, Lifetime Contributor. Mr. Consunji once served as secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways.
Thank you for the recognition.
Source: Business Inquirer