Hans T. Sy is the second son of the mall magnate and the richest Filipino, Henry Sy. Hans is currently the First Executive Vice President of the privately-held SM Investment Corporation. He also serves as the president of the publicly-listed company, SM Prime Holdings, Inc.. He heads the shopping mall operations and the engineering and construction divisions within the SM Group.
Sy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from De La Salle University.
Positions in the SM Group
Hans has been the First Executive Vice of SM Investments Corporation since 2005 and serves as the President of SM Prime Holdings, Inc. and the Chairman of the Compensation Committee. He previously was the Senior Vice President of Operations of SM Prime Holdings. He is also the Executive Vice President of ShoeMart, Inc and the President of the Shopping Center Management Corporation.
Hans also serves as Chairman of Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club Incorporated. and Family Entertainment Center, Inc., Wonderfoods, Inc., and Linde Refrigeration Phils., Inc. He is also the Vice Chairman of China Banking Corporation, Director since 1986 andChairman of the Executive Committee, Risk Management Committee and Compensation and Remuneration Committee. He served as Vice Chairman of another member of the SM Group, Highlands Prime, Inc. and Belle Corporation and is a member of the Board of Director since 1992. He also serves as a Director of Belle Corporation subsidiary, Sinophil Corporation, and Supervalue, Inc. He has been a Director of Highlands Prime, Inc. since September 1, 2004.
Positions in other affiliates
Hans serves as director in affiliates and other corporations such as:
- Best Rubber Corporation.
- ACE Hardware Philippines, Inc.
- HS Food, Inc.
- Land Building Corporation
- Market-Watch Investors Company, Inc.
- Multi-Realty Development Corporation.