Wilfredo Keng Biography

Wilfredo Keng is a Filipino-Chinese businessman. He is the chairman of publicly-listed Century Peak Holdings Corporation, a company engaged in the metals and mining industries including nickel, chromite, and iron. In 2010, forbes.com listed him as the #32 richest in the Philippines with a net worth of US$100 million.

Wilfredo Keng
Wilfredo Keng (Credit: Panay News)

In 2017, Mr. Keng filed a libel case against multi-awarded journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. The case prospered and Maria Ressa had been found guilty of cyber libel on June 15, 2020. The case stemmed from Rappler story for a 2012 story linking him to luxury vehicles used by the former chief justice Renato Corona.

Century Peak Holdings’ subsidiary Century Peak Corporation (CPC) has operations in Loreto town in Dinagat Island Province. It is one of the mining companies which were recommended for closure due to environmental violations by the late Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Regina Lopez. Another subsidiary is allegedly applying for a reclamation project in Cavite Province.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Wilfredo Dy Keng
Nickname –> Willy
Age –> 53 in 2020
Hometown –> Manila, Philippines

Daughter –> Patricia Anne C. Keng, appointed member of the Philippine Commission on Women by President Rodrigo Duterte on September 19, 2019. She ran for Congress in 2019 as first nominee of Wow Pilipinas party list but did not make it to the winning circle.

Career Highlights
Chairman and CEO, Century Peak Holdings Corp
Chairman and CEO, Century Peak Metals Holdings Corp
Former President, Century Hua Guang Smelting Inc
Former Chairman, Century Sidewide Smelting, Inc.
Former President, Colony Investors, Inc.
Former President, Century Peak Corp.
President, Balikbayan Shopping Mall Corp.
Former President, Century Summit Carrier, Inc.
Former President, Good Earth Plaza
Former President, U-Need Shopping Center
Former President, Carriedo Plaza Mall

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