Business tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan is the cover of Esquire Magazine Philippines for the month of December. "MVP," as he is fondly called in the business sector, will appear in the magazine's first "Genius Issue," which lists the country's top minds.
Pangilinan is the third person to appear on the cover of the recently launched Philippine franchise for Esquire, following boxing champ and Sarangani lawmaker Manny Pacquiao in October and actress Iza Calzado last month.
Esquire discusses with Pangilinan his secrets and tips on how to close deals, wear suits, respect enemies. The magazine also promises to reveal "his next big move."
Pangilinan, who has an MBA from the the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, is chairman of the Philippine Long Distance Company and owner of Smart Communications and Cignal Digital TV.
He is also the chairman of TV5, for which InterAksyon.com is the online news portal.