Josephine Gotianun Yap helms one of the fastest growing diversifying conglomerates in the country.

The only daughter  of the late business tycoon Andrew Gotianun Sr. has a lot on her plate: property, banking, power, sugar, among others.

Armed with an MBA major in finance and international business from the University of Chicago, Gotianun-Yap joined the family business, then mostly property and consumer finance, in her early 20s. Just as the family business have come a long way from  used-car financing that her father founded in 1955, Gotianun-Yap also rose to the top to become  president and chief executive officer (CEO)  of the publicly-listed holding firm Filinvest Development Corp.  (FDC) in  2000.

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