Ramón Banzon Magsaysay, Jr.
(born June 5, 1938) is a political figure and senator
of the Philippines
Early life and career
Magsaysay Jr. was born in Manila
to former President Ramón Magsaysay
and Luz Banzon
. He was 15 when his father was elected president
and was 18 when his father died in a plane crash
. He graduated in De La Salle College
where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering
. He pursued post-graduate studies in 1962 at Harvard School of Business Administration
, and spent another year in New York University Graduate School of Business Administration
. In 1960 he worked as an engineer trainee at Procter and Gamble
Philippines. From 1961 to 1962, he was a supervising engineer for operations for Caltex
After a productive four-year in Congress he returned to work in the private sector where he ventured into various industries including garment manufacturing and export, semi-conductor, and travel and tourism. Armed with his business education and engineering skills, Jun pioneered the cable television business in the country. Today, with over 550 cable operators nationwide, the cable TV industry business has turned into a P2-billion a year industry. In recognition of setting the blueprint for the sector, Magsaysay is known as The Father of Cable Television.
- 1969-1995 Reserve officer, Lt. Jr. Grade, Philippine Navy
- 1972-1995 Company president, Colorview CATV Inc.
- 1975-1995 Company......