Ramon Ang gets nod as PSA Executive of the Year for support to sports
Ramon S. Ang celebrates another PBA title with the San Miguel Beermen. Jerome Ascano

SAN Miguel Corp. president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang was honored as Executive of the Year by the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) for his support to Philippine sports. 

The country’s oldest sportswriting fraternity bestowed the honor on Ang, also known as RSA, mainly for the achievements of his three PBA teams San Miguel Beer, Barangay Ginebra and Magnolia as well as his Petron Blaze Spikers in the Philippine Super Liga (PSL).

He is also behind the success of his son, Jacob Ang, who has been dominating the karting scene here and abroad and supported the training of skater Michael Martinez, who recently completed in the Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Ang shared the Executive of the Year honor with Judes Echauz during the PSA Awards Night held at the Maynila Hall of the Manila Hotel.

In 2005, RSA and SMC threw their support behind the Philippine team that won the overall championship in the Southeast Asian Games in Manila. The hosts won a total of 290 medals composed of 112 golds, 85 silvers and 93 bronzes.

Ang assigned PBA legends and other SMC officials as team managers of various Philippine teams in the 2005 SEA Games like archery, rowing, wushu, athletics, wrestling, karate, traditional boat race, judo, dancesport, boxing, muay thai, baseball, and petanque.

 

Follow the writer on Twitter: @spinph