GEORGE Y. SYCIP
Mr. SyCip (age 61) was elected as Regular Director on February 06, 2018. Mr. SyCip is the President of Halanna Management Corporation and a Founder and Principal in Galaxaco China Group LLC. Mr SyCip advises a variety of companies in their cross-border endeavors between the US, Europe, Asia and Africa. Mr. SyCip had a career in banking, including serving as Chief Financial Officer of United Savings Bank, a leading provider of banking services to California’s Asian communities and a major originator of home mortgages in the State during the 1980s. He now sits on several corporate boards including Alliance Select Foods International, Inc., Asian Alliance Investment Corporation, Beneficial Life Insurance Company, Bank of the Orient, and Paxys, Inc. He is also an Advisor to the Board of Cityland Development Corporation. Mr. SyCip currently serves as a Trustee or Director of several nonprofit organizations, including the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Give2Asia, Global Heritage Fund, and the California Asia Business Council. Mr SyCip received his A.B. in International Relations/Economics ‘With Distinction’ from Stanford University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.