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Manny Villar pays tribute to mentor Washington Sy​C​ip

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Former Senator Manny Villar will always remember the legacy of tycoon Washington SyCip even after his death.

​Villar, in a Facebook post, offered his condolences to the family of SyCip, admitting that he considers the tycoon as a mentor and an icon.​

​”​Wash is one of the persons who inspired me. After graduation, my first job was with the accounting firm he founded, SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV)​. ​Over the years, Wash and I would frequently share stories. He would send me notes every now and then​,” the bilyonaryo said.​

​”​I consider him a mentor. He is an icon. His legacy will remain with us long after his death. Rest in peace, Wash​,” said the former lawmaker​.