Francorp - The Franchising Leader in the Philippines
Francorp - The Franchising Leader in the Philippines

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MR. SAMIE LIM, C.F.E.

  • “Father of Franchising in the Philippines”
  • Founding President and Chairman Emeritus, and current chair for International Relations, Philippine Franchise Association
  • Chairman, World Franchise Council (Meeting in Manila, September 2011 when the Philippines hosted the highly successful FRANCHISE ASIA 2011)
  • Immediate past chairman of the Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation (APFC) which successfully hosted Franchise Asia 2001 in Manila last September 12-16, 2001.
  • Chairman Emeritus, Philippine Retailers Association (PRA)
  • Former Chairman, Federation of Asian Retailers Association (FARA).
  • Former President, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) 2007-2008
  • Private sector chair, Domestic Trade Development Council under the Office of the President 1998
  • In 1999, served the government as Undersecretary and General Manager of the National Development Company, the government’s premier investment arm under the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
  • One of the founding members of the Institute of Corporate Governance.
  • Educated at the Ateneo de Manila University where he graduated cum laude; completed the Top Management Program of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) as well as the Masters in Business and Economic Program of the University of Asia & the Pacific (UA&P); had special training at the Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, and at the Institute of International Studies and Training in Fujinomia, Japan; earned his Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) title in 2003.
  • President, Automatic Center, Blim’s Fine Furniture and Canadian Tourism and Hospitality Institute of the Philippines (CTHI).