Kevin Andrew Tan

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Kevin Andrew L. Tan
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Born1952 (age 69–70)
NationalityPhilippines
CitizenshipFilipinos
Alma materUniversity of Asia and the Pacific
Spouse(s)Michelle See-Tan
Children2

Kevin Andrew L. Tan is a Filipino-Chinese businessman and investor who participates in the real estate, liquor, and fast food industry. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Alliance Global Group.

Early life and education

Kevin Tan is the eldest son of tycoon and billionaire Andrew Tan[1] and businesswoman Katherine L. Tan.[2]

He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Major in Management at the University of Asia and the Pacific.

Career

Kevin Tan started his career in real estate after earning his degree. At 22 years old, he joined their family business as a sales agent in the early 2000s.[3][4]

His interests moved to property development, gaining experience in retail leasing, marketing, and operations. Tan was tasked to build and manage their mall business, Megaworld Lifestyle Malls, which serves as the commercial division of real estate company Megaworld.[3][4]

In 2018, Dr. Andrew Tan, chief executive officer of Alliance Global Group Inc., stepped down from his position and appointed Kevin Tan to take his place[1]. Prior to the appointment, Kevin Tan served as AGI’s executive director since September 2016. At 38, he was the youngest CEO of a major Philippine business conglomerate.[5]

He takes charge of the strategic planning, direction and execution of the conglomerate and oversees AGI’s external affairs, financial operations, investments and acquisitions. [5]

Kevin Tan also holds the Trustee and Treasurer position at Megaworld Foundation, Inc.[5]

Recognitions

Kevin Tan was honored by PeopleAsia with the People of the Year Award in 2018.[6]

He was recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Asia Leaders Awards 2019[7] . The same year, the American Association of the Philippines also named him as Entrepreneur of the Year at the 71st George Washington Charity Ball in 2019.[8]

He was recognized by the Philippine Tatler as part of the 400 List for his contribution to the food & drink, real estate & hospitality, and retail categories.[5]

Kevin Tan received honours in Asia Tatler’s 2018, 2017 and 2016 Generation T List, which recognizes young eantrepreneurs and creatives who have driven positive change in Asia.[9]

Personal life

Kevin Tan married Michelle See in Singapore in 2013[10]. Kevin and Michelle See-Tan have two children.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gonzales, Iris. "The Emperador's Son". philstar.com. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  2. MarketScreener. "Katherine L. Tan - Biography". www.marketscreener.com. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "AGI.PH Company Profile & Executives - Alliance Global Group Inc. - Wall Street Journal". www.wsj.com. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Medina, Arianne Suarez, Kathleen de Villa, Marielle. "Youngblood of real estate". business.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Philippines, Tatler (2018-03-21). "Kevin Tan". Tatler Philippines. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  6. "Power & purpose: Inside PeopleAsia's 14th "People of the Year" Awards Night | People Asia". 17 January 2018. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  7. "PressReader.com - Your favorite newspapers and magazines". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  8. "The Manila Times". www.manilatimes.net. Retrieved 2020-05-06.
  9. T, Generation (2018-04-17). "Kevin L. Tan". Generation T. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  10. "Kevin Tan takes a bride". Inquirer Lifestyle. 2013-05-25. Retrieved 2020-05-05.

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