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Philippine president appoints banker to head state pension fund GSIS

07-15-2010 14:55 BJT

MANILA, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III appointed banker and former Negros Occidental Governor Daniel Lacson as chairman of the state pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS).

Aquino told reporters Thursday that he has directed Lacson to address the concerns of GSIS clients who have difficulty getting their pension.

Lacson, who was Negros Occidental governor from 1986 to 1992, is chairman emeritus of the Negros Navigation Company and founding chairman of the Negros Business Forum.

He served as Philippine National Bank president during the administration of the late President Corazon Aquino and as chief executive of the Social Security System (SSS).

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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