John Gokongwei's only sister Lily Ngochua passes away, 90

John Gokongwei’s only sister Lily Ngochua passes away, 90

The beloved aunt of the Gokongweis, Lily Cristina Go Ngochua, passed away on September 14. She was 90.

The death of Ngochua, a founding director of JG Summit Holdings Inc., was announced by her alma mater, St. Theresa’s College of Cebu.

JG Summit founding director Lily Ngochua leaves board after 31 years

She is the only sister of bilyonaryo James Go and the late taipan John Gokongwei.

Ngochua was apparently working in her final days as the JG Summit board accepted her resignation only on September 13.

Aside from sitting on JG Summit’s board for 31 years, Ngochua oversaw the firm’s Cebu businesses specifically hotel and agro-industrial operations.

She led the purchasing and treasury departments of URC biscuit and noodle plants in Cebu. She was the treasurer of JG Summit’s retail and mall business in Cebu.

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