Kingson Sian

    Company: Travellers International Hotel Group

    Mr. Kingson Sian is a Director and the President of Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. (TIHGI.) Mr. Sian has also been President and Director of Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) since February 2007. He is currently a member and executive director of Megaworld Corporation. Mr. Sian is concurrently Director and President of Forbes Town Properties & Holdings, Inc. and also Chairman and President of Prestige Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Mr. Sian was formerly a Vice President of FPB Asia Ltd/First Pacific Bank in Hong Kong from 1990 to 1995 and was with Citicorp Real Estate, Inc. in the United States from 1988 to 1990.He graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration for Finance and Business Policy from the University of Chicago.

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